A Guide to Scheduled Maintenance

A Guide to Scheduled Maintenance

Scheduling maintenance for your car is kind of like scheduling a dentist appointment–you might not like doing it but if you put it off for too long you may be in for some costly repairs. When things are running great it’s easy to lose track of when and what needs service, so here’s a schedule…

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The New 2017 Mazda CX-5

The New 2017 Mazda CX-5

Why Bay Area SUV Drivers Eagerly Await the New 2017 Mazda CX-5 It’s getting very, very crowded in the “small SUV” — or “crossover SUV” — market, with many auto manufacturers jumping in to capitalize on the popularity of these nimble-yet-versatile vehicles. Fortunately for Mazda, the CX-3, CX-5, and CX-9 family of reliable and stylish…

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Our Dealership’s Favorite Midsize Sedan

Our Dealership’s Favorite Midsize Sedan

One of the reasons I’ve been a Mazda fan my entire life is their dedication to making functional and fashionable cars every model year. Because of how exceptional Mazda is, I have a new favorite year after year after year. This year my favorite is the 2017 Mazda6, a midsize sedan with more features, more…

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The All-New CX-9

The All-New CX-9

Fun for the Whole Family Most SUVs out there put function over fun. Sure, you may have lots of cargo room, but the vehicle just isn’t that fun to drive. It can’t take corners like your little car can and it absolutely crawls up hill. It just seems like driving the usual SUVs is utility…

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The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

More Fun Than Ever Before I’ve been in the car business a long time. I’ve driven thousands of cars; some for their luxury, some for their comfort, some for their utility, and, most importantly, I’ve driven some because of just how fun they are to drive. The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is one of those…

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Racing Documentary Features Mazda Team

Racing Documentary Features Mazda Team

I can’t tell you for sure why other people choose to be auto dealers, but I know why the Harvey family is in this business: we’re passionate about driving. My Dad raced and repaired motorcycles for years before opening Dublin Honda back in the ’70’s. I’ve raced both motorcycles and cars and continue to be…

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We Buy Used Cars

We Buy Used Cars

  If You’re Selling, We’re Buying Lots of people think all we do here is sell brand new Mazdas and maybe a few used cars—in addition to offering top-notch repair and maintenance service. But we do much more than that! We’re in the car buying business, too. Thinking about trading your old car in for…

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A Car Guy’s Dream Job

A Car Guy’s Dream Job

  Since day one it’s been cars cars cars for me. Even before I could walk, I had my eye on those four-wheeled beauties. So, when it came time for me to start working, taking a position at a car dealership was a perfect fit. In fact, it turned out to be a full-on dream…

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It’s Our Grand Reopening!

It’s Our Grand Reopening!

  I’m proud to present the brand new, completely remodeled Dublin Mazda! The building itself has undergone a thrilling redesign that better matches our exciting, cutting-edge brand.   Big Changes Step through our dealership’s completely re-imagined exterior and into a brand new world of top-tier conveniences. Grab a cup of coffee or tea at the…

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Thanks for all your Yelp

Thanks for all your Yelp

  Nothing feels better than getting positive feedback from customers. And we’re so excited about the consistently positive feedback we’ve been receiving over on our Yelp page! With an overall rating of 4.5 stars, we’re very happy with our performance—and so are our customers. In fact, 80% of our reviews on Yelp are 5 star…

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How to Choose a Car for Your New Teen Driver

How to Choose a Car for Your New Teen Driver

  I get a lot of friends asking me to find a “nice, low-mileage $5,000 Honda” to give to their first time driver. My answer? “What did this kid do wrong?” Seriously, spending a little extra on a teen’s first car without going overboard makes a lot of sense. I recommend spending $10,000 to $14,000 on a car for…

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Stay Safe On Winter Roads

Stay Safe On Winter Roads

  While the rains may be great for California reservoirs, they tend to make roads more dangerous. And with all the rain we’ve been getting, it’s more important than ever to be cautious on our busy roadways. But what precautions should you take? How do you stay safe on winter roads? With decades of driving experience…

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Mazda Gives Back, Makes Driving Matter

Mazda Gives Back, Makes Driving Matter

  I just have to come out and say it: I’m proud to be a part of Mazda. In addition to engineering some of the most reliable, affordable, and fun to drive vehicles on the market, Mazda genuinely cares about our world and the people in it. Mazda wants the world to be a better…

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The Ken Harvey Advantage Is Your Advantage

The Ken Harvey Advantage Is Your Advantage

  It’s common knowledge that buying a Pre-Owned vehicle is a little like rolling the dice. Sometimes you get exactly the car you were hoping for. The right trim, undamaged exterior, and, most importantly, the car runs well. But other times… you end up with a car that falls apart on you. At Dublin Mazda,…

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Meet the New 2016 Mazda CX-3

Meet the New 2016 Mazda CX-3

  I sure wish the crossover SUV existed when I was starting to drive. Crossover SUV’s are perfect for so many drivers, in so many ways. Lots of cargo space; great gas mileage; edgy styling; adventure-minded design; and lots of cool, high-tech features. Naturally, I have the new Mazda CX-3 in mind when I say…

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Bigger, Brighter, Better Dublin Mazda

Bigger, Brighter, Better Dublin Mazda

As a Mazda enthusiast, I’m tempted to jump right into a discussion of the new 2016 Mazda CX-3, but as a Mazda dealer, I’m compelled to think about something that should excite all our Mazda customers: our brand new showroom and customer lounge. Mazda is calling it a “Retail Evolution” makeover. Dublin Mazda recently moved…

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Launch Editions are on the Move

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Launch Editions are on the Move

  Exciting times, indeed: the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Launch Edition is coming to a dealership near you, and drivers around Oakland and Fremont are definitely thrilled. At Ken Harvey’s Dublin Mazda, we’re looking forward to offering this phenomenal roadster, and we wanted to give you the heads up on this exciting offer. Read on…

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Be the Match at Ken Harvey’s Dublin Mazda

Be the Match at Ken Harvey’s Dublin Mazda

Ken Harvey’s Dublin Mazda is joining forces with Be the Match to help save a 12-year-old boy. Deshaine “DJ” McCowan is a seventh grader at Pine Valley Middle School in San Ramon who was born with sickle cell disease. As a result of his condition, he experiences every day in chronic pain—it’s there when he…

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