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The 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF GT Brings Superb Handling to BC, Canada

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(Posted on Jun 15, 2021 at 10:22AM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://augustmazda.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2C%2CMX-5%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CGT%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/June_2021/mazda_mx-5_rf_drivetrain.png"alt="The 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF driving on an urban street with a building in the background"/></a>The 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF GT has several traits that make it exceptionally responsive to steering input. Here are the components that give this lightweight two-seater with a retractable roof its fun-to-drive personality. 

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 has a double-wishbone front suspension system. This design ensures that the tires remain in firm contact with the pavement on curvy roads and corners. In addition, stabilizer bars add to the overall level of control. 

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF GT also has a perfect 50/50 weight balance between the front and rear. The design further adds to the amount of control and allows drivers to really feel the road. This trait pairs well with the RPM-sensing power steering system, which adjusts the level of assistance based on acceleration and speed. 

The best way to experience the handling on the 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF is to get behind the wheel for yourself. Contact our BC, Canada dealership to schedule a test drive today.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 GT in BC, Canada: Plenty of Power in a Compact Package

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(Posted on Jun 9, 2021 at 11:00AM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://augustmazda.com/inventory/details/1453/new-2021-mazda-mx+5-gt-JM1NDAD70M0453399"><img src="/images/upload/mazda_mx-5_gt.png"alt="Side view of 2021 Mazda MX-5 GT with a red body parked in front of a white background"/></a>The 2021 Mazda MX-5 GT has the alluring appearance that you expect from a two-seat roadster. At the same time, it is an able performer with a powertrain and design that complement one another. Here is a closer look at this impressive convertible. 

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 weighs in at a mere 1,092 kg (with an automatic transmission). The 2.0L SkyActiv-G I-4 engine delivers 181 hp, which gives the two-seater enough muscle to reach 100 km/h in under six seconds. 

Furthermore, the 50/50 weight balance, sport-tuned suspension, and Bilstein shocks provide a responsive ride and the road feel and agility you would expect from a roadster. The rear-wheel drive - with a standard limited-slip differential - and available paddle shifters add to the experience. 

The only way to appreciate the Mazda MX-5 GT is to get behind the wheel for yourself. Contact our BC, Canada dealership to schedule a test drive today.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS Brings Peace of Mind to BC, Canada with Its Safety Features

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(Posted on Jun 4, 2021 at 02:00PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://augustmazda.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2CMAZDA%2CMX-5%2C2020%2C%2C%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/June_2021/2021_mazda_mx-5_gs.jpg"alt="Red 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS Soft Top parked against a white background"/></a>The 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS Soft Top has a lightweight (1,092-kg) body and a peppy 2.0L engine. It offers excellent performance and handling, but you also get extra peace of mind with a full menu of safety features, including some that are rare in base trims.

First of all, the 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS has both front and side-curtain airbags and door impact beams to protect the driver and their passenger in the event of an accident. 

Luckily, this two-seat convertible has a full range of features to help you actively avoid collisions. Both Lane Departure Warning and Advanced Blind-Spot Monitoring are standard. Meanwhile, Rear-Cross-Traffic Alert and Smart City Brake Assist cover you from the back and front, respectively. 

In addition to helping you avoid accidents from any angle, the 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS has Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), which allows you to retain command of the vehicle when you encounter slippery or otherwise unstable surfaces. 

To learn more about the 2021 Mazda MX-5 GS's safety features, contact our BC, Canada dealership today.

The 2021 Mazda3 Sport Balances Fuel Economy and Horsepower in BC, Canada

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(Posted on Apr 21, 2021 at 02:00PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="https://augustmazda.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CMazda3%20Sport%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/mazda3_sport_100th_anniversary_edition_turbo.jpg"alt="side view of white 2021 Mazda3 Sport 100th Anniversary Edition"/></a>The 2021 Mazda3 Sport brings three unique SkyActiv-G 4-cylinder engines to BC, Canada. Each delivers different qualities and a specific set of benefits. 

The ultra-efficient Mazda3 Sport GX offers a 2.0 L engine that produces 150 hp and uses gas at a rate of 6.3 L/100 km on the highway. Meanwhile, GS and GT models increase the motor size to 2.5 L and the horsepower to 186. However, the fuel economy also ticks up to 7.0 L/100 km. 

The third option is a 2.5 L turbocharged I-4, available on the GT and standard on the 100th Anniversary Edition. This engine produces 250 hp and an impressive 320 lb.-ft of torque when it uses quality 93-octane fuel. Even with this class-leading muscle, the Mazda3 Sport still gets 7.5 L/100 km on the highway. 

To learn more about the 2021 Mazda3 Sport and its three engine options, contact our BC, Canada dealership today.
<a href="https://augustmazda.com/inventory#/?&orderBy=5&asc=1&t=0&filter=[New%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C2021%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CMazda3%20Sport%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2CGT%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/mazda3_sport_gt_safety.jpg"alt="view of rear of 2021 Mazda2 Sport driving on a highway near a lake"/></a>The 2021 Mazda3 Sport GT boasts high-end components like available AWD, a Bose premium sound system, and leather-trimmed upholstery. This quality extends to the vehicle's safety features, as well. 

First of all, the 2021 Sport GT offers adaptive front headlamps, which illuminate the road ahead and change strength automatically based on lighting conditions. 

Drivers get i-ActivSense safety features, including blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-path alert. The sensors that power these systems also enhance other tools, including Smart City forward collision warning with active braking and Mazda Radar Cruise Control, which adjusts speed to maintain an appropriate distance from other cars on the road. 

State-of-the-art tools like Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR), Pedestrian Detection, Lane Keep Assist, and Driver Attention Alert come standard on the 2021 Mazda3 Sport GT. Traditional systems, including front and side-curtain airbags, are also on the menu. 

To learn more about the high-tech safety tools on the 2021 Mazda3 Sport GT, contact our BC, Canada dealership today.

The 2021 Mazda3 Sport 100th Anniversary Edition Brings an Eye-Catching Exterior to BC, Canada

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(Posted on Apr 9, 2021 at 03:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 mazda3 sport for sale in bc canadaThe 2021 Mazda3 Sport 100th Anniversary Edition celebrates a century in the auto industry with an eye-catching design. This attractive pearl white hatchback is sure to turn heads on the road in BC.

The 2021 Mazda3 Sport 100 stands out day or night, thanks to front and rear signature lighting and LED headlamps. The bulbs do more than look good, however. They have an auto-levelling feature that enhances safety in dark conditions.  

The appeal of this 2021 Mazda3 Sport reaches all the way to the ground with its 18-inch polished black wheels and capable 215/45R18 all-season tires. The centre caps even have a special 100th Anniversary badge. 

At the back, the 2021 Mazda3 100 features a chrome tailpipe with an extra-large diameter outlet, which looks sporty and brings essential airflow to the hatchback’s 2.5L turbocharged engine. 

Contact our BC, Canada dealership to see the 2021 Mazda3 Sport 100th Anniversary Edition on the outside and inside.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 in BC, Canada: A Convertible with Excellent Traction Control

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(Posted on Mar 25, 2021 at 02:01PM by Josh Lew)
2021 mazda mx 5 for sale in bc canadaThanks to its compact design, 50/50 balance, and 1,066-kg curb weight, the 2021 Mazda MX-5 provides excellent handling. This two-seater also has a full menu of systems that enhance steering, traction, and road grip. 

All 2021 Mazda MX-5 models come with dynamic stability control (DSC). This element uses sensors to assess wheel spin, skidding, and steering input. When the computer detects an issue, it adjusts torque and braking to help the driver regain command of the vehicle. 

The MX-5 also has traction control and anti-lock braking systems (TCS and ABS, respectively), which use the same sensors as the DSC. Furthermore, the steering wheel itself has a standard rack-and-pinion design, but it boasts a unique RPM-sensing feature. This component adjusts the level of the power assistance depending on factors such as engine output. 

The best way to experience these features is to get behind the wheel yourself. Contact our BC, Canada dealership to schedule a test drive in the 2021 Mazda MX-5 today.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF in BC, Canada: A Small Car with Big Safety Features

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(Posted on Mar 17, 2021 at 02:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 mazda mx-5 for sale in bc canadaThe 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF brings an eye-catching retractable hardtop and fastback design to BC drivers. While some state-of-the-art traits are easily noticeable on this two-seater, others are hidden from view. 

The 2021 MX-5 RF has a full menu of safety features that will bring drivers peace of mind every time they get behind the wheel. For example, Mazda's City Smart Brake Support system, which detects other vehicles and helps avoid forward collisions, is standard, as are blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-path detection. 

The Lane Departure Warning System is also factory installed on all 2021 Mazda MX-5 models, and the GT and 100th Anniversary Edition trims come with the cutting-edge Traffic Sign Recognition tool. 

The 2021 MX-5 RF combines these active accident avoidance systems with traditional components, including airbags and door beams that limit the severity of side impacts. 

To learn more about the 2021 Mazda MX-5 RF's safety systems, contact our BC, Canada dealership today.

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 Boasts Comfortable Seating in BC, Canada

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(Posted on Mar 10, 2021 at 01:01PM by Josh Lew)
2021 mazda mx-5 for sale in bc canadaThe 2021 Mazda MX-5 has impressive performance specifications and features. Its 181 hp SkyActiv engine and 1,192 kg curb weight combine to make it a stellar performer on BC roads. The level of comfort might not be the first thing you consider with a sport-tuned vehicle, but this two-person roadster delivers when it comes to seating. 

The 2021 Mazda MX-5 boasts 950 mm of headroom when the soft top is covering the interior. You also get 1,095 mm to stretch your legs and 1,326 mm for your shoulders. 

The six-way manually-adjustable driver's and four-position passenger's seats have either premium cloth (GS models) or leather upholstery (GT and 100th Anniversary vehicles). Heated chairs are standard on the top two trims, as well.    

The best way to appreciate the 2021 Mazda MX-5's interior is to sit inside one yourself. You can do so by contacting our BC, Canada dealership to schedule a test drive.

The 2021 Mazda3 in Kelowna, BC: A Small Vehicle with a Spacious Interior

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(Posted on Dec 23, 2020 at 02:00PM by Josh Lew)
2021 mazda3 for sale at kelowna bc dealershipThe 2021 Mazda3 is a compact vehicle. Owners of cars in this niche usually don't expect an excessive amount of interior space, especially in the back seat. 

The Mazda3, however, delivers measurements that ensure it can accommodate five adults comfortably. In other words, the rear row is not just for children.  
How does the 2021 Mazda3 stack up to its compact-class competitors? Headroom is the most-common auto space measurement. 2021 Honda Civic passengers get 93.4 cm if they sit behind the driver, while Mazda3 riders have 94.5 cm in hatchback models and 95 cm in the sedan. 

Hip room is arguably the most ignored metric, even though it is essential. Mazda3 drivers get 138.6 cm, while those in the back can enjoy 129.2 cm. In comparison, Civic passengers only provides 120 cm.

This significant width difference explains why the 2021 Mazda3 stands out when it comes to interior luxury.

Add features such as rear HVAC vents, and the 2021 Mazda3 is head and shoulders above other cars in its class in terms of back-seat comfort.

If you would like to see the inside of a 2021 Mazda3 for yourself, contact our Kelowna, BC dealership today.