Take one look at the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport, and it’s clear the model needs no help in looking cool, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of add-ons and accessories that can help you turn heads. Or maybe, just find some ease when you get in and out of the wheel. Nissan recently released three new videos highlighting some of the official OEM accessories you can purchase for your new crossover. Read the rest of this entry »
Is ProPilot in the Nissan Leaf self-driving?
Every automaker is on a mission to be the first to offer up self-driving technology, while also competing to offer the best electric vehicle to the market. It seems Nissan is attempting to do both, at least in a limited scale, with the release of the upcoming 2018 Nissan Leaf. The model will have the option of the ProPilot feature, which we previously noted is now available in two models for consumers in Japan. There does seem to be some confusion on whether ProPilot is entirely self-driving or not, so let’s dig into it. Read the rest of this entry »
Official 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab pricing
All too often, there are things we want and things we can afford, and they aren’t the same thing. When it comes to price, the most capable segment also tends to be the most expensive. Especially if you need enough room to fit your entire family. We’re excited to announce the official pricing of the 2017 Nissan Titan King Cab, which is now the roomiest option for the model. Read the rest of this entry »
Is synthetic or regular oil better for Nissan?
Maybe it’s because summer is here and we’re all driving our cars more, but we’ve been getting many more questions than usual regarding the use of synthetic vs regular oil in Nissan models. You’re likely wondering which is better, because everyone knows that maintenance is the key to longevity. It’s not an entirely easy question simply because Nissan recommends different options depending on the year and make of your model, but we’ll try to be as clear as we can. Read the rest of this entry »
They say time is money, so why do automakers make it so difficult for you to research vehicles? Sometimes, the best choice for you isn’t about comparing different brands, but deciding between options from just one. This can be surprisingly difficult, especially when you’re trying to find a comparison of models as similar as the 2017 Nissan Rogue and Rogue Sport. They even share the same name! Below are some quick video comparisons of the two crossover SUVs to get you started. Read the rest of this entry »
Best 2017 4th of July Fireworks Displays in Northern Illinois
Summer is finally upon us, which means we can enjoy grilling out, going for a swim, camping and checking out local fireworks displays. Every festival and event tends to end with a bang around this time of the year, but no bigger display can be found than what we see on the 4th of July. But where can you find the best displays in northern Illinois and around the Chicago area for 2017? We’re here to help, whether you want to visit the biggest, or find something a little more down to earth. Read the rest of this entry »
Nissan Serena and Nissan X-Trail ProPilot feature
“German-engineering” is a popular phrase, but for a long time it’s been Japanese engineers that take the reins when it comes to offering all the latest and most impressive new features. The future of mobility seems to hinge on electric vehicle and autonomous driving, and Nissan is already making a go at it by offering not one, but two vehicles for sale with semi-autonomous driving. Unfortunately, neither model is offered to the U.S. market. Both the Nissan Serena and Nissan X-Trail now have ProPilot. Read the rest of this entry »
Which 2018 Nissan models will have automatic emergency braking?
Driver distraction remains at an all-time high, and is the primary culprit behind devastating accidents. In a busy world, it’s not as easy as it used to be to stay focused while rolling along at high speeds in a two-ton machine. Which is a scary thought for most of us when we consider what other drivers might be doing behind the wheel. One feature that combats our tendency toward inattentiveness is automatic emergency braking, which provides audible and visual alerts when a frontal collision seems likely. If a driver doesn’t press the brakes, your car will do it for you, preventing a collision or mitigating damage. For 2018, this feature will be standard for many 2018 Nissan models. But which ones? Read the rest of this entry »
Which 2017 Nissan Altima has leather seating?
When it comes to premium materials, nothing says quality quite like leather. Does wanting a luxury feel really mean you should have to step up to a premium brand, and pay thousands more just for a nameplate? Nissan doesn’t seem to think so, as some of its top trims offer impressive options at a price that is still incredibly frugal. Many shoppers ask us of the 2017 Nissan Altima has leather seating, and today we’re looking at your options. Read the rest of this entry »
When most of us look to buy cars, we consult trusted friend or family members to direct us on which models are the smartest to own, if we don’t happen to be the experts ourselves. There’s no denying that there’s one less practical influence: Celebrities. Maybe it’s the idea of owning the same vehicle as someone famous, or the fact that those in the spotlight could afford any vehicle they want, but many people are curious about the vehicles of the rich and famous. So which celebrities drive Nissan cars? Read the rest of this entry »