Mazda CX-3: Driving Tips / Saving Fuel and Protection of the Environment

Mazda CX-3 (2015-2022) Owner's Manual / Before Driving / Driving Tips / 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 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.
  • Slow down when driving in crosswinds and headwinds.

WARNING

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

    No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the performance, economy, and life of the vehicle...

    Hazardous Driving

    WARNING Be extremely careful if it is necessary to downshift on slippery surfaces: Downshifting into lower gear while driving on slippery surfaces is dangerous...

    Other information:

    Mazda CX-3 (2015-2022) Owner's Manual: Operating the Radio


    Radio ON Press a band selector button to turn the radio on. Band selection Successively pressing the band selector button switches the bands as follows: FM1→FM2→AM. The selected mode will be indicated. NOTE If the FM broadcast signal becomes weak, reception automatically changes from STEREO to MONO for reduced noise...

    Mazda CX-3 (2015-2022) Owner's Manual: AUTOHOLD System is Turned On


    Press the AUTOHOLD switch and when the AUTOHOLD standby indicator light turns on, the AUTOHOLD function turns on. NOTE When all of the following conditions are met, the AUTOHOLD standby indicator light turns on when the AUTOHOLD switch is pressed and the AUTOHOLD function turns on...

    Categories

    Outside Mirrors

    WARNING

    Be sure to look over your shoulder before changing lanes:

    Changing lanes without taking into account the actual distance of the vehicle in the convex mirror is dangerous. You could have a serious accident. What you see in the convex mirror is closer than it appears.

    Mirror type

    Flat type (driver's side)

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