This post is sponsored by Mazda but as always thoughts and experiences are my own.
Recently, I hit the road with two of my faves, who also happen to be Nashville bloggers, Greta and Rachel. We headed out west to Memphis for a much-needed girls weekend. Mazda so kindly lent us a 2018 Mazda6 so we were able to arrive in style. We were also one of the lucky few who were able to check out the soon to be released Apple CarPlay. Spoiler alert, it is amazing and how have we gone without it for this long?
I knew the moment the chic 2018 Mazda6 arrived in my driveway our road trip just got upgraded. Now you mommas know what I am talking about. There aren’t many times our “mom-mobiles” feel cool enough for a spa retreat in Memphis, yet functional enough for school drop off. Well, the 2018 Mazda6 just changed the game.
2018 Mazda6 – The Perfect Family Sedan is Also the Perfect Girls Trip Sedan
- TRUNK SPACE: Picture in your head of how many suitcases 3 bloggers need for a weekend away. Yep, that accurately represents our trip. But the size of the trunk still allowed us a stop at Ikea on the way home to stock up on essentials. I’m pretty sure the 2018 Mazda6 has more cargo room than my small SUV in the garage. Once the luggage came out, I quickly filled it with school bags, after school gear, groceries with so much room to spare.
- SEAMLESS CONNECTION: All Mazda vehicles are engineered to keep you connected to the road. But their technology ensures that you and your passengers stay connected to friends and entertainment as well. Each seat has a USB port perfect for working bloggers to kids wanting to play their EPIC! app.
- ACTIVE DRIVING DISPLAY: This was something that was totally new to me. I was able to set the positioning in the windshield to suit me. Mazda Active Driving Display shows important driving information like current speed, next turn directions from the satellite navigation and safety alerts straight ahead so your eyes are always on the road.
Apple CarPlay, the most exciting feature is being released this month!
What is Apple CarPlay
Available on select cars, Apple CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Apple CarPlay takes the things you want to do with your iPhone while driving and puts them right on your car’s built-in display. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. Just connect your iPhone and go. You can share your favorite Podcasts with your friends. Then switch it up and play the soundtrack to The Greatest Showman for your kids. All by just connecting your iPhone!