Money-Saving Suggestions

Break-In Period ‌‌‌

No special break-in is necessary, but a few pre


s in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the performance, economy, and life of your Mazda.

β€’ Do not race the engine.

β€’ Do not maintain one constant speed, either slow or fast, for a long period of time.

β€’ Do not drive constantly at full-throttle or high engine rpm for extended periods of time.

β€’ Avoid unnecessary hard stops.

β€’ Avoid full-throttle starts.

β€’ Do not tow a trailer.

Money-Saving Suggestions

How you operate your Mazda determines how far it will travel on a tank of fuel. Use these suggestions to help save money on fuel and repairs.

β€’ Avoid long warm-ups. Once the engine runs smoothly, begin driving.

β€’ Avoid fast starts.

β€’ Follow the maintenance schedule (page 6-4) and have an Authorized Mazda Dealer perform inspections and servicing.

β€’ Use the air conditioner only when necessary.

β€’ Slow down on rough roads.

β€’ Keep the tires properly inflated.

β€’ Do not carry unnecessary weight.

β€’ Do not rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving.

β€’ Keep the wheels in correct alignment.

β€’ Keep windows closed at high speeds.





β€’ Slow down when driving in crosswinds and headwinds.

Never stop the engine when going down a hill:

Stopping the engine when going down a hill is dangerous. This causes the loss of power steering and power brake control, and may cause damage to the drivetrain. Any loss of steering or braking control could cause an accident.






Break-In Period

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Break-In Period ‌‌‌No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the perf...

Hazardous Driving

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Hazardous Driving ‌‌Be extremely careful if it is necessary to downshift on slippery surfaces:Downshifting into lower gear while drivi

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