What Do You Need to Know about Horsepower?

You hear the term "horsepower" everywhere. You hear it in commercials, on billboards, in magazines, at car dealerships, and many more places. But what exactly does this common term refer to? When and how did it get its name and what does it's used in our modern world continue to be?

The term "horsepower" was coined in the 18th century. Originally as a way to sell steam engines, the term was thought up by inventor James Watt. The original estimation of horsepower was how much weight the average pony could pull in a coal mine. From these numbers, the…

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Explore the Differences between All-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive

Ever wonder what was the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, and why you need it on an automobile? Here are some basics of the differences, courtesy of our knowledgeable staff at Classic Mazda:

  • All-wheel drive is built into luxury cars, sedans, and SUVs that are considered to crossovers.
  • Trucks and truck-sized SUVs are built with four-wheel drive.
  • Four-wheel drive is normally a good choice if you spend a moderate amount of time on unpaved roads.
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What Makes Original Replacement Parts More Reliable?

Buying your auto parts from the dealership is a wise decision for a number of reasons. If you are still buying your replacement auto parts at those discount parts stores, consider the following information before you make your next purchase with us at Classic Mazda:

The dealership only deals with OEM auto parts, so you can rest assured that you are spending your money today and won't need to do so again in the near future like when those inferior parts fail. The original replacement auto parts sold at the dealership have been skillfully crafted to fit exactly as…

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Travel Tips for a Successful Holiday Vacation

Road trips come with so much pleasure and excitement especially when they are well-planned road trips. It usually doesn't matter where you are headed to from Orlando, it is essential for those taking part in the road trips to ensure that they are armed with tips and advice for making the trip very enjoyable for those taking part. Some of the advice that you are given when planning for road trips that should never be forgotten include...

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Total Cost of Ownership is Very Important

When it comes to buying and leasing a vehicle, the buyer should always keep in mind what the total cost of ownership will be. This means the total exact price including taxes, interest, and fees that it will cost in order to get full ownership of the vehicle. We here at Classic Mazda make sure to be up front with anyone who wants to purchase a vehicle. 

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