Smudgy Screen - 2014 Mazda CX-5 Long-Term Road Test

2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Long-Term Road Test

2014 Mazda CX-5: Smudgy Screen

December 06, 2013

2014 Mazda CX-5

Our long-term 2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD came out of the car wash today all neat and pretty, except for its nav screen. I wiped it down with a glasses cloth, and it was all better.

What parts of your car do the car-wash folks always miss?

Carroll Lachnit, Features Editor @ 20,867 miles


  • greenpony greenpony Posts:

    The only person that ever cleans the interior of my car is me. A deep detailing once or twice a year, and a shop-vac & interior wipes in the intervening months. I take more pride in my vehicle when I'm doing the cleaning myself. That way, the car wash folks can't miss anything and irritate me.

  • They do the insides of the windows, but when driving into the sun it's always very streaky! I always have to re-do the windshield afterwards when I'm reminded that I can't really see through it on sunny days.

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