What’s New With the 2020 Mazda3?

The 2020 Mazda3 Sedan and Mazda3 Hatchback have arrived at Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth. We were incredibly excited with the launch of the new Mazda3, which is the most stylish and advanced version that Mazda has offered yet. Now, with more standard i-ACTIVSENSE® safety features, there’s even more reason to be excited.

What’s New with the 2020 Mazda3?  

Given how striking and well-equipped the all-new Mazda3 was when it first launched last year, the changes for 2020 are modest yet significant. The base-level 2020 Mazda3 Sedan now features several advanced i-ACTIVSENSE® safety technologies as standard equipment. This includes a Driver Attention Alert that notifies you when you seem less attentive or alert, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop and Go and Lane Departure Warning with Lane-Keep Assist for more confidence on your highway commute, Smart Brake Support to help mitigate collisions, and High Beam Control for a better nighttime driving experience.

The 2020 Mazda3 Sedan and Mazda3 Hatchback are the standard-bearers for affordable luxury cars. Both body styles are distinctive and sleek with a flowing design that suggests constant motion and fluidity. Inside, the Mazda3 is a sanctuary for the senses with premium materials and available high-end audio thanks to a 12-speaker Bose® premium audio system.

Perhaps most importantly, the new 2020 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback live up to the Mazda reputation for invigorating driving experiences. With the latest SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY and available i-ACTIV® AWD®, nothing quite delivers the thrill of driving in every sense like the Mazda3. To experience the 2020 Mazda3 for yourself, visit the Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth showroom.

Great Places to Eat in Fort Worth

At Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth, we believe our city is a great place to live, work, and play. It is also a fantastic place to eat. If you are looking to have some new culinary experiences, here are some of the best places to dine in Fort Worth.

Babe’s Chicken Dinner House

If you want homestyle fried chicken, but don’t want to deal with the mess of making it yourself, Babe’s Chicken Dinner House is a great choice. There are three locations near Fort Worth, one in North Richland Hills, one in Arlington, and one in Roanoke.

Blue Mesa Grill

For regional cuisine, Blue Mesa Grill is the place to go. It specializes in Southwestern food and has frequently won awards for its weekend brunch. It is also known for its sweet potato chips and margaritas.

Buffet at the Kimbell

The Kimbell Art Museum is known for more than its art. Whether you take a walk through the exhibits or not, the buffet restaurant is great for a filling lunch Tuesday-Sunday or a dinner on Friday night.

Cannon Chinese Kitchen

This locally owned Chinese restaurant stands out with its emphasis on high-quality, fresh ingredients. Its location, a restored home from the 1930s, adds charm to the tasty cooking.

Feeling hungry yet? Head to one of these fine establishments in a new Mazda and enjoy the best dining Fort Worth has to offer.

Get Outside: Outdoor Fun in Fort Worth, Texas

Here at Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth, one of our favorite things about our city is its many green spaces and destinations for lovers of nature. Whether you’re looking for a low-key day at the playground or want to explore the area’s natural beauty, consider these options for outdoor fun in Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Learn more about native flora and fauna at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Across its more than 3,600 acres, the center teems with fascinating plants and animals, giving you the chance to discover more about the natural history of north central Texas. It’s considered one of the largest city-owned nature centers in the United States and boasts over 20 miles of hiking trails. Located on Lake Worth, the center is also a great place to launch a canoe and explore the water.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Explore the beauty of nature at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The 23 specialty gardens here are home to more than 2,500 species of plants. The world-renowned Japanese Garden offers koi-filled ponds and dramatic waterfalls, and the 10,000-square-foot Conservatory will allow you to explore winding paths lined with tropical foliage. Heading to the Botanic Garden is a great outing for family members of all ages.

Before you head out to one of these beautiful spaces, be sure to stop by Hiley Mazda of Forth Worth for car maintenance and repairs.

Packing for a Road Trip: What to Bring

Ready to start packing for a road trip? Make sure you include these items to make the journey a more painless experience for everyone involved.

Smartphones and Chargers

We use smartphones for a lot these days, from audio to navigation. Did you know you can also check nearby hotel and gas prices through apps? When you pack your phone, make sure you bring along your chargers, too.

Change of Clothes

When you’re packing outfits for the trip, don’t forget to bring along an extra set of clothes or two in case of an emergency.


Bringing a cooler is helpful because you can use it to stow snacks for the car ride and also take it with you to the beach. Don’t forget to bring water!

First Aid Kit

Whether you’re with your family, friends, or by yourself, it’s important to have access to emergency supplies. Lots of stores sell fully equipped first aid kits to bring along in the car.

Fun Stuff

In addition to any electronic devices your family may have, you may want to make sure every passenger brings along a book, activity, or favorite toy to ward off boredom.

With these items packed, you’ll be well on your way to an enjoyable trip — and well-prepared for any unexpected issues. Before you go, stop into Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth to test drive a new Mazda.

Mazda3 Named Best Used Car

Not everyone wants to buy a new car. For those of you looking for an affordable, high-quality used car, we recommend the Mazda3. In fact, it recently earned the Best Used Car award from CarGurus in the Compact Sedan/Hatchback category. This award applies to model years 2014 through 2018.

“Shoppers who love to drive owe it to themselves to test-drive a pre-owned Mazda3” said Matt Smith, CarGurus senior editor. “Few vehicles deliver the same level of driving enjoyment, and even fewer do so while offering shoppers the choice between sedan and hatchback body styles. Add in the Mazda3’s impressive value retention, and this sporty compact is a great choice for many shoppers.”

Along with its excellent projected retained value, the Mazda3 was well-reviewed by CarGurus professional test drivers. The Mazda3 is also the Mazda brand’s best-selling model all over the world, with more than 5 million sold since 2004.

For years, the Mazda3 has been praised for its precise handling, excellent fuel efficiency, top crash test scores, and refined interior. Whether you choose the four-door sedan or five-door hatchback body, the Mazda3 will help you love driving again. At Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth, we almost always have a great selection of pre-owned Mazda3 models for you to choose from.

Celebrate the Mazda3’s latest recognition when you test drive the latest model for yourself at Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth.

2019 Mazda CX-5 SKYACTIV®-D 2.2-Liter Diesel Engine Option

Mazda recently announced the arrival of the 2019 CX-5 Signature AWD with a SKYACTIV®-D 2.2-liter diesel engine at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. With pre-sales starting immediately, this new engine offers drivers an ideal combination of performance and efficiency. This is just one of many exciting additions to the popular CX-5 model.

According to Mazda, the SKYACTIV®-D 2.2 engine is estimated to deliver 168 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 290 lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm. This powertrain achieves an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city, 30 mpg on the highway, and 28 mpg combined.* Plus, this engine not only has impressive torque and gas mileage, but it also comes with a smoother response at high and low engine speeds, as well as increased low- and high-end torque.

“As Mazda continues our climb toward premium, we will offer more powertrain choices that premium customers expect,” said Guyton. “I am happy to share that Mazda’s SKYACTIV®-D 2.2-liter diesel engine is joining the U.S. powertrain lineup with our debut model, the 2019 CX-5 Signature AWD with SKYACTIV®-D.”

The Mazda brand also paired with federal and state agencies in the U.S., like the California Air Resources Board, to ensure that the new diesel engine meets emission standards and passes regulations. That means you can get better torque and gas mileage while reducing emissions.

Contact us at Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth for more news from Mazda.

Introducing the Mazda CX-30

There is a new compact crossover in town — the Mazda CX-30, which recently debuted at the 2019 Geneva International Auto Show back in March. This sporty addition to the Mazda lineup will offer a spacious, flexible, and sophisticated interior with seating for up to four adults.

We are still waiting to find out the United States engine specs, but we can expect them to be similar to the European options. Those models will be getting three choices — a 2.0-liter inline-four with mild-hybrid technology a 1.8-liter diesel engine, and a Mazda SKYACTIV®-X compression-ignition powertrain with mild-hybrid technology.

The Mazda CX-30 will sit between the CX-3 and the CX-5 in the Mazda lineup. The new model is taller and roomier than the subcompact CX-3. It sets itself apart stylistically from the Mazda CX-3 with sporty, signature contouring on its exterior. These graceful lines trace the coupe-like figure of the Mazda CX-30, the design of which calls to mind both sports car and SUV.

The sophisticated Mazda CX-30 compact crossover should arrive at American dealerships later in the summer of 2019. This new addition to the Mazda lineup just might be the perfect pick for consumers looking for a spacious vehicle with a sporty performance. While you wait for the production release of this exciting new crossover, why not stop by Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth to test-drive your favorite Mazda model?

All-New Mazda SUV to Debut at Geneva Motor Show

Mazda has been on a roll with SUVs and crossovers. The brand now has the well-respected CX-3, CX-5, and CX-9 in its lineup, offering a variety of options to modern families and drivers who want a little more versatility and space than the average car. Now, we hear tell that an all-new Mazda SUV will be on its way soon. Mazda fans recently got their first glimpse of the up-and-coming models at the Geneva Motor Show.

Mazda has revealed the all-new Mazda3 sedan with a new platform, and it stands to reason that the new SUV will be sitting on the same architecture and underpinnings. But where will the SUV sit in the automaker’s crossover and SUV lineup? One could speculate that the discontinued CX-7, which cycled out of the lineup in 2012, is getting a replacement. But Mazda representatives are keeping quiet on details until the new model makes its public debut.

The only information we know thus far about the all-new Mazda SUV is that it will use the latest SKYACTIV® tech to offer the new SKYACTIV®-X engine, which is said to combine the response of a diesel engine with the performance of a gasoline engine. Details are forthcoming when the Geneva International Motor Show runs from March 7-17.

Stay tuned for more exciting news from Mazda. In the meantime, stop by Hiley Mazda to test-drive our favorite model from the brand.

New Mazda Crossovers Coming To U.S.

Though known for their small, sporty sedans, Mazda has been working on expanding the brand’s lineup recently to include more family-friendly models like the CX-3 and CX-5 crossovers. New reports from the Chicago Auto Show have revealed that at least two new Mazda crossovers are on the way to the market, according to Mazda North America CEO Masahiro Moro.

While those who have been following Mazda news already were aware that a crossover was already preparing to be introduced at the upcoming auto show in Geneva, Moro also mentioned that another crossover is being exclusively designed for the North American market.

The two crossovers were also confirmed to share Mazda’s vehicle architecture and design philosophy. They will also both be built at Mazda’s new plant in Alabama. Production should begin on the vehicles by the middle of 2021.

The first of the new Mazda crossovers is set to debut in Geneva soon, but there is no news on when consumers will get a glimpse of the second. Until their launch, Mazda will continue to work on the other crossovers in the brand’s lineup, including the addition of a diesel variant among the models of the CX-5.

While the new crossovers won’t be in dealerships anytime soon, come to our dealership to check out the Mazda lineup at Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth.

2019 Mazda CX-5’s Safety Rating Is a Top Safety Pick+

If you have safety as a top priority for your next vehicle, take a look at the 2019 Mazda CX-5’s safety rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave it the Top Safety Pick+ designation.

Every couple of years, the IIHS makes it more difficult for automakers to achieve its top safety rating. For 2019, the requirements were tightened again with the addition of a “good” rating for the small overlap front crash test on the passenger side. The CX-5 is one of about 30 vehicles to earn the top rating for 2019, making it one of the safest vehicles on the road.

Of the achievement, president and CEO of Mazda North American Masahiro Moro said, “Each year the IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+’ becomes more difficult to attain but our dedication to excellent engineering continues to shine.”

Along with its good crash test results, the CX-5 comes standard with a host of advanced safety features including Smart City Brake Support, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. Additional features as part of the i-ACTIVESENSE® package include lane departure warning, automatic high beams, adaptive cruise control, automatic windshield wipers, and an upgraded forward collision warning system.

Take a ride in the safe, reliable 2019 Mazda CX-5 when you visit Hiley Mazda of Fort Worth.