Driving Tips

Break-In Period ‌‌‌

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

CAUTION

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

- Do not race the engine.

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

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

- Avoid unnecessary hard stops.

- Avoid full-throttle starts.

- Do not tow a trailer.


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Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

How you operate your Mazda determines how far it will travel on a tank of fuel. Use these suggestions to help save fuel and reduce CO2.

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

- Avoid fast starts.

- Drive at lower speeds.

- Anticipate when to apply the brakes (avoid sudden braking).

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

- Use the air conditioner only when necessary.

- Slow down on rough roads.

- Keep the tires properly inflated.

- Do not carry unnecessary weight.

- Do not rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving.

- Keep the wheels in correct alignment.

- Keep windows closed at high speeds.

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WARNING

WARNING

WARNING

- 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.

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WARNING

WARNING

WARNING

 

Theft-Deterrent System

(Page 59)

Theft-Deterrent System* ‌If the theft-deterrent system detects an inappropriate entry into the vehicle, which could result in the vehicle or its...

Break-In Period

(Page 61)

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 perfo

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