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Check Out Our Used Vehicles Available for Purchase!

Here at Kennedy Mazda, we pride ourselves on providing drivers with an incredible selection of vehicles. However, we know that our drivers are working within different budgetary parameters. That is why we are proud of our extensive used vehicle inventory.

These used vehicles provide you with the opportunity to save money on your purchase without having to sacrifice workability, dependability, or versatility on the road.

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Your Road Trip Checklist is Ready for Holiday Adventures

Road trips continue to serve as a popular route to holiday adventure for many people in the United States. Traveling with family for an extended excursion can also help you bond and mend deeper relationships. That’s why we encourage you to plan ahead to avoid any preventable car issues that may threaten to ruin your mood.

You should get your car to a dealer, like Kennedy Mazda here in Valparaiso, to get serviced before the trip. Important Mazda repairs include an engine oil change, counter-checking of other fluids, brakes, lighting and tire conditions.

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Elaborating on Lease-End Options


Car lease periods are specific, and when you lease, there is the particular time the contract comes to an end. During this period, you may decide to go on leasing or terminate the agreement. However, it can be quite stressful not knowing what to do next.

We at Kennedy Mazda have some advice that could be quite helpful for the available options. First, you can make a trade-in. This means that you may walk in and change the car and start a new lease period. Second, you can return the car and walk out of the lease agreement.

There is…
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Is Your Lease ending? You Have Options

You love your car and you love the way it handles. You love the way it feels on the road and how reliable it’s been. But, now the lease is almost up, and you have to search for a new one. So, what can you do? Check out these great tips from our team of financing experts because we want to make your leasing process easy and painless.

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Celebrate The Season With Us By Treating Yourself to a New 2017 Mazda6!

 

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As our local drivers prepare themselves for their Thanksgiving travels, others may be looking to squeeze a new vehicle purchase into their plans. If that’s on the menu, our dealership is here to help with our Celebrate the Season new Mazda specials--an excellent opportunity to treat yourself to one of our exciting vehicles, such as the 2017 Mazda6. With a new model set to launch before the month’s end, this may be your last chance to get a great deal on this exceptional…

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Better Driving with Better Headlights


Most people drive their car and never think about headlight maintenance. Fortunately, the trained staff employed by Kennedy Mazda checks every inch of a car when customers bring it into the service bay. During continued road use, Headlights become maladjusted and require realigning. After a while, the road becomes difficult to see at night. This is due to headlights shinning too low on the ground or too high in the air. Headlights may seem bright. However, the beam is simply shining in the wrong direction.

If your car needs headlights replaced, Kennedy Mazda of Valparaiso is there to...
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Why Engine Oil Is So Important


There are a wide assortment of fluids within your vehicle's engine that all provide different benefits to your engine, all of which are vital for the overall performance and health of your vehicle's engine. One of the fluids that is not only very important but is also changed more frequently is the oil.

The oil is a lubricant for the moving parts of your engine, such as the pistons. If there were no oil present in the cylinder with the piston, it would overheat extremely fast and lock up your engine, causing damage that simply cannot be fixed…
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Time to Get Ready for That Upcoming Holiday Road Trip

Besides packing presents, food, and all your necessities for that holiday road trip, you have to set aside some time to pack some road trip safety essentials too. This list should help you to make short work of adding a few things to the trunk that you may or may not need.

 
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Trunk-or-Treat on A Budget

You need to make your trunk-or-treat event work on a budget. It can get expensive if you get overly creative. You want a simple idea that doesn't cost a fortune. The good news is you don't have to be super serious. Trunk-or-treat is all about mingling and supporting a safe environment for kids to celebrate Halloween.

 

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Winter is coming, prepare your vehicle now

Winter in Indiana can be rough on the roads as well as on our vehicles. Now is a great time to prepare your vehicles for winter weather and prevent any unwanted maintenance or repairs further down the road.

Most vehicle owner’s manuals have recommendations on how to prepare the vehicle for cold, snow and ice.

Replacing dirty filters, like the air and fuel filters, can help a poorly running engine become more reliable.

Fuel de-icer in the tank can keep the fuel line from freezing and changing the oil and oil filter will help prevent engine damage in harsh…

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