Archive for October, 2016

Car-Buying Myths Debunked

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

The car-buying process can be complicated, especially with all of the information out there. Luckily, Serra Mazda Birmingham is here to set the record straight and let you know of common myths when it comes to purchasing a new Mazda vehicle.

  • Visit on a rainy day to get a better deal. While it’s true that our Birmingham area dealership sees less customers on days with bad weather, it doesn’t mean we’re going to bump down prices. Regardless of rain, snow, or sunshine, we will work hard to find you discounts and a payment plan that works for you.
  • Hide your trade-in. Some people believe that not mentioning the fact that you’re interested in trading-in your current vehicle gives you an advantage. That’s not the case. It’s actually best to be up front with our sales staff so we can start off on the same page and find something affordable for you and your specific situation.
  • Dress down to get a discount. It’s a rumor that dressing in ragged clothing or showing up in a junker will get you a lower rate. It’s believed that a salesman will assume you don’t have a lot of money, and therefore will give you a bigger discount. Regardless of dress, you’ll receive the same great customer service and prices as everyone else.

The Serra Mazda Birmingham staff is well-aware of these myths and want you be aware of them too. When you’re ready, visit our dealership at 1503 Gadsden Highway in Trussville, AL to check out our new and pre-owned inventory. We want to get you behind the wheel in a few test drives so you can truly feel the difference between various models. Our Trussville, AL Mazda dealership is excited to see you soon!


What colors does the 2017 Mazda3 come in?

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
2017 Mazda3 Color Options

If you’re looking for a midsize sedan that comes with a ton of advanced standard features but won’t break the bank, the 2017 Mazda3 is the perfect vehicle for you. With two powerful engines to choose from and a bunch of standard technology and safety features, this sedan is sure to check all the boxes. So now you just have to decide what color you want your 2017 Mazda3 to be when you drive off the lot. (more…)

Food pantries near Trussville, Alabama

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
Food Pantries near Trussville, Alabama

With the holiday season quickly approaching, our team at Serra Mazda began brainstorming ways to give back to the community. One excellent way to give back is by helping out at local food pantries, so we have compiled a list of a few in the area that are looking for some help this winter. (more…)

How does Mazda’s G-Vectoring Control system work?

Monday, October 24th, 2016
How does Mazda's G-Vectoring control work

Mazda introduced SKYACTIV®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS earlier this year, which is a new group of vehicle motion control technologies. The first technology in the series, G-Vectoring Control, has already been introduced on the 2017 Mazda6 and will soon be implemented across the entire lineup. So what exactly is G-Vectoring Control, and how does it work? (more…)

Does the 2016 Mazda CX-5 come available with Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE®?

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
2016 Mazda CX-5 available i-ACTIVSENSE®

We are big fans of advanced safety features here at Serra Mazda, and we absolutely love Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE® safety package. We often get asked if specific vehicles come available with i-ACTIVSENSE®, so today, we are answering the question “Does the 2016 Mazda CX-5 come available with Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE®?” (more…)

Trick-or-Treat times in Trussville, AL

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Trick-or-Treat times in Trussville, AL

With Halloween quickly approaching, you may be wondering when and where you can take your kids trick-or-treating. Our team at Serra Mazda did some deep digging for you, and we’ve rounded up some great family-friendly Halloween events that your kiddos can collect candy at. (more…)

Standard safety features of the 2017 Mazda3

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Standard safety features of the 2017 Mazda3

With the 2017 Mazda3 arriving in showrooms across the country, our team here at Serra Mazda couldn’t help but wonder what types of safety features come standard on the new sedan. We weren’t disappointed with what we found to say the least, so we wanted to give you some insider information on what safety features you can expect to find on the 2017 Mazda3. (more…)

Where can I find the 2017 Mazda CX-3 near Birmingham?

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
2017 Mazda CX-3 near Birmingham, AL

If you’re searching for the 2017 Mazda CX-3 near Birmingham, look no further! We recently welcomed the crossover SUV to Serra Mazda in Trussville, AL, and we couldn’t be more excited about having the 2017 Mazda CX-3 on our lot. Now that we’ve had a chance to see the 2017 Mazda CX-3 up close and personal, we can’t wait to tell you all about it. (more…)

Celebrating Mazda History

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

In 1920, the Toyo Cork Kogyo Corporation was founded in Hiroshima, Japan—the beginning and origin of the Mazda brand. First starting with machine tool manufacturing, the company quickly began making a mark in the automotive industry with the production of 66 three-wheeled trucks, called the Mazda-go, in 1931.


Eventually, a four-wheel light truck was introduced, as well as the R360 Coupe—the first Mazda two-passenger car with a 365cc air-cooled 16 horsepower engine. The model created an opportunity for everyday consumers to purchase a car thanks to affordable pricing. And in 1963, Mazda celebrated a one-million production status.


Soon after, Mazda began serious outreach and exportation efforts to Europe with the addition of the Mazda Cosmo Sports, the Mazda Luce, and the Mazda Bongo to its inventory. Innovation was a key component of Mazda vehicles, introducing a rotary engine and the enhancement of both diesel engines and fuel economy. Ford, Nissan, and Mazda established the Japan Automatic Transmission Company (JATCO) in 1969—showing the limitless possibilities within the auto industry.


Over the years, Mazda has debuted new vehicles with updated features, creative technological solutions, and a stylish design. From pick-up trucks to family-friendly sedans to sophisticated sports cars, the brand has truly touched the industry in a variety of ways. And it continues to grow. In 2015, Mazda celebrated the production of more than 3 million new-generation vehicles and a multitude of awards.


Serra Mazda is proud to be part of the Mazda brand and loves sharing the company’s historic roots with our loyal customers. To see today’s models for yourself, visit our dealership at 1503 Gadsden Highway in Trussville, AL. We will answer your questions and help you find a few models that fit your specific needs and budgetary restrictions so you can drive away in the car of your dreams. Our Mazda dealership is excited to see you soon!

2017 Mazda6 Color Options

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
2017 Mazda6 exterior color options

Now that the 2017 Mazda6 has arrived at our dealership, you may be wondering what colors you can get this great sedan in. Well, our team at Serra Mazda has you covered! We’ve rounded up all of the 2017 Mazda6’s color options, so check them out below! (more…)

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