person driving inside the 2018 Mazda6

How should you test drive a new car?

What to look for when test driving a Mazda

When you are shopping for a new automobile, you’re spending a lot of time with research and planning. After all that, when it is time to come to a dealership to look at a vehicle that has piqued your interest, you want to make sure you get the most of it before signing on the dotted line. The test drive is a major part of the shopping process because you are finally sitting behind the wheel and experiencing it in real-world conditions. Here at Bob Baker Mazda we are pleased to offer test drives to our customers, and it is important to remember a few things during the process. Read ahead for some suggestions on what to look for when test driving a Mazda. Read the rest of this entry >>

Exterior view of a black Mazda crossover driving on snow-covered terrain to test the i-ACTIV AWD system

What is Mazda i-ACTIV AWD and How Does It Work?

Mazda i-ACTIV AWD

Do you own a Mazda vehicle? Does your Mazda vehicle feature the Mazda i-ACTIV AWD system? If it does, do you know what that means or how it works? If not, then you have come to the right place! The Mazda i-ACTIV AWD system is a Mazda-specific all-wheel-drive technology that is designed to help drivers better control their Mazda vehicles in various road and weather conditions. Many of the new Mazda vehicles available at Bob Baker Mazda in Carlsbad, CA feature this AWD system. Let’s check out what i-ACTIV AWD does and how it works! Read the rest of this entry >>

man walking past parked 2019 Mazda CX-5 in city street

The 2019 Mazda CX-5 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+

2019 Mazda CX-5 safety features and crash test results

Since its debut in 2013, the Mazda CX-5 has been wowing drivers and earning accolades along the way. That continues with the release of the 2019 Mazda CX-5, which has recently been given the rating of “Top Safety Pick+” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). What exactly does that mean? Read ahead for more details about the 2019 Mazda CX-5 safety features and crash test results. Read the rest of this entry >>

Customer shaking the hand of a Mazda Certified Technician

What Automotive Service Coupons Are Available in Carlsbad?

Automotive Service Coupons in Carlsbad CA

Are you looking for coupons to save you some money on automotive services in the Carlsbad, CA area? If so, then you are in luck! There are several excellent automotive service coupons available right here at Bob Baker Mazda! Let’s take a closer look at the dealer-specific and Mazda-specific coupons available at Bob Baker Mazda together! Read the rest of this entry >>

Exterior view of a silver 2019 Mazda CX-5 driving down a city street

What are the Best Features Found on the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring?

2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring Key Features

Are you interested in purchasing a new 2019 Mazda CX-5? Are you trying to decide which of the five available trim levels fits your needs? If so, then you should check out the excellent features available on the Grand Touring trim level of the 2019 Mazda CX-5. At Bob Baker Mazda, we have a large selection of 2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring models in our inventory. Let’s take a closer look at some of the best features available on the 2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring together! Read the rest of this entry >>