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Your Child's Car Seat: How to Install it Properly

An improperly installed car seat will leave your child vulnerable in the event of an accident. Plus, you want your child to be as comfortably fit as possible in their car seat, right? Here are some tips to keep your child safe and comfortable when it's time to put them in the car.

First, when it comes time to choosing a car seat, the NHTSA has an interactive tool that helps you choose the best car seat for your child based on height, age, and weight; remember that not all car seats are made equally. 

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The Alternator and a Car Battery Supply Power in Different Ways

Although a car battery is a very powerful component, it can't provide any perks without an alternator. Both parts must work together in order to power key automotive systems and devices.

When early cars were designed, many engineers called an alternator a generator because it supplies power to equipment that requires electricity. A car battery functions differently since it's connected to the starter motor.  

 

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A Look at the Dynamic Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Safety Features

Safety is a fundamental consideration when considering the purchase of an automobile. The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF safety features are well-regarded in the industry and among motorists.

The lane departure warning system on the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is a prime example of the type of effective, high-tech safety feature on the car. The lane departure alert system provides a visual and audio warning if the vehicle begins to unintentionally drift from the lane of traffic. In addition, the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF safety features come complete with Smart City Brake Support. 

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The Modern Design of the Mazda3 Sedan

The best way to make an impression in the car industry is to stand out. The Mazda3 sedan does just that with its all-new modern aesthetic. You will struggle to find a bad angle of the Mazda3 sedan, as every line was designed with a purpose. Our team loves how luxurious the Mazda3 looks.

The Mazda3 has a refined design language that starts on the exterior but continues into the cabin. The craftsmanship on the interior is next to none in the Mazda3's class. The Mazda3 gives you the sense that the interior was put together by hand.  

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How to Keep Your Car's Tires in Good Condition

Checking your car's tires for proper tread depth and air pressure should be part of a regular maintenance regimen. The people at Napleton's Schaumburg Mazda want to teach you how to determine if your tires are safe to drive on. To check for proper tire depth, put a coin into one of the tread grooves.

If you can see the president's head, the tire does not have sufficient tread depth. To check the tire's air pressure, stick a manual or digital gauge into the valve stem and hold it there for several seconds. 

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Technology Features of the Mazda6

Sleek and exciting, the Mazda6 is a popular midsize sedan that packs plenty of technology into its innovative design. When it's time to find a parking place, the Mazda6 is ready with an array of sensors and cameras to provide a 360-degree view of your surroundings so you never have to worry about unseen obstructions. These sensors help in other ways, from warning the driver that an impact is imminent to governing the performance of the stop and go cruise control system, which can keep level with surrounding traffic by accelerating and braking on its own. 

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The Mazda CX-5 Keeps You Safe for Less

The new Mazda CX-5 is a crossover SUV that combines the best in safety, functionality, and reliability. With many standard features and optional safety enhancements, you'll feel comforted knowing that your family is always safe. As a top safety pick, the Mazda CX-5 continues to evolve and impress. Napleton's Schaumburg Mazda has a great inventory and can help you find the best Mazda CX-5 for your needs.

Solid unibody construction, a braking system that's designed for city or country roads, multiple airbags with rollover protection, and more are some of the features you'll have available.  

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Monitor All Around You With the New Mazda CX-9

When thinking about the new Mazda CX-9, one of the things that stand out the most is the features that make it easier for you to keep safe. For one thing, you are better able to see around you in the CX-9. This is the reason that we at Napleton's Schaumburg Mazda recommend this vehicle.

The Mazda CX-9 offers the blind spot monitoring system, which detects objects and hazards when they enter your blind spot. This will keep you from avoiding any major surprises that can be costly. You will be alerted with a chime as well as a…

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The Importance of a Test Drive

At Napleton's Schaumburg Mazda, we want to stress the importance of taking a test drive before buying a vehicle. It is also important that you know how to get the most from your test drive experience. Ideally, you will bring a friend along with you to provide feedback.

In some cases, it may be possible to bring a golf bag or other items to get an idea about a vehicle's storage capacity. You should never make a decision about buying a vehicle immediately after the test drive. Instead, go out to lunch or back to work for the…

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Learn How to Drive in the Rain

When you’re driving around town, it’s important to stay safe, especially when it’s raining. At Napleton's Schaumburg Mazda, we’re here to provide you with a few tips. This way, you can focus on the roads without getting into an accident.

It’s important that you can see the road while allowing other drivers to see you. This can be done by making sure that you have working headlights and taillights. You should also be sure that your windshield wipers are in good working condition. 

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