How does Nissan Pedestrian Detection work?
It’s unfortunately all too easy to get distracted on the road, and other drivers can be unpredictable. You take your eyes away for a second and suddenly someone is braking for no known reason. That’s frustrating enough, but pedestrians provide an added difficulty as it can be hard to see someone coming out into the street from in between parked cars. Fortunately, Nissan has come out with available Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection to make things easier. So how does the system work? Read the rest of this entry »
Who is the new CEO of Nissan in 2017?
In case you weren’t aware, Carlos Ghosn has been the Nissan CEO for the past 16 years. That’s a long time, especially when you consider he has also been heading Renault, and the company recently acquired Mitsubishi Motors. That’s a lot for any one man to take on, which is why Nissan is getting a new CEO for 2017 while Ghosn puts his focus on Renault. So who is the new Nissan CEO? Read the rest of this entry »
Meaning of check engine light in Nissan models
We’ve briefly touched on what your dashboard warning lights means, but there’s one light in particular that can cause the most frustration: the check engine light. That little yellow outline can be the bane of any driving experience, as you can’t tell immediately whether something is seriously wrong, or not so bad. Today we’re looking specifically at what the meaning is behind the check engine light in Nissan models and the most common things that trigger it. Read the rest of this entry »
Margot Robbie and Blake Shelton work with Nissan
Sometimes it can feel less than cool to express major fandom for celebrities, but we have to admit we get excited when we see famous faces associated with our brands. For 2017 you can expect to see both Margot Robbie, who popularly played Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad, and Blake Shelton work to promote the Nissan name. Of course, they are the faces for two entirely different types of vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »
Difference between the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Nissan Murano
SUV shopping isn’t as simple as it used to be. There was a time when you could see that bold design and know it would likely be the right choice for your needs, but now these vehicles look similar in pictures, but are quite different in person. Today, we’re talking size. Compact crossovers are a step up from your sedan or hatchback, but what if you’re a weekend warrior? Can you fit all your supplies? When it comes to the difference between the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Nissan Murano, you want to know before you schedule a test drive. Read the rest of this entry »
Is it safe to fill out an auto credit application online?
There are many benefits to the internet, especially when it comes to shopping for a new car. You can view the entire inventory for Glendale Nissan, you can calculate payments and you can get started on your auto loan credit application right online. But you might question whether it’s really safe to fill out the form. After all, it asks for some personal information, including your social security number. Should you really apply for financing pre-approval? Read the rest of this entry »
How to keep your Nissan car starting in winter
When it comes to winter driving, there’s plenty to worry about. So much so that we often forget what a relief it is to start up the engine in the summer and just take to the roads. We’ve written plenty about winter driving tips, and anyone who has lived in the Midwest for most of their lives probably has a few of their own, but how do you keep your Nissan car starting throughout the winter if you’re not driving it every day? Here are the top tips to keep your motor running. Read the rest of this entry »
What are the six 2017 Nissan Midnight Edition models?
They say black is slimming, but we guarantee the Midnight Edition models won’t fade into shadow. No, the aggressive styling is sure to turn heads and make you feel emboldened every time you take to the wheel. After all, shouldn’t driving be fun when it’s often so necessary? We think so, and so does Nissan. That’s why there are now five additional trims as well as the Nissan Maxima SR Midnight Edition. So what are the six 2017 Midnight Edition models? We just told you one of them. Read the rest of this entry »
What is Nissan bringing to the 2017 Chicago Auto Show?
We love auto shows. All of the big reveals for technology, new models and concepts are delivered at automotive shows. So you can imagine how excited we are for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. After all, there will be a big Nissan display right in our own backyard. Today, we’re looking at some of the things Nissan has already announced it will be bringing to CAS 2017. Read the rest of this entry »
Why does Nissan use a CVT in many models?
For generations, there were really two types of transmissions: a manual and an automatic. It wasn’t quite that simple, as the amount of gears have changed and standards are always shifting, but you basically needed a clutch or you didn’t. Some said manuals were more efficient, but that depended on driving style, and there’s no doubt that an automatic has a shorter learning curve and requires less skill. It seems the winds are blowing in a different direction now, as Nissan has changed over to a CVT in many models, but why? We look at the benefits of continuously variable transmissions. Read the rest of this entry »