Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

What is the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Pricing on the 2020 Nissan Armada?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
2020 Nissan Armada driving in neighborhood

2020 Nissan Armada pricing 

In late September, Nissan announced the U.S. pricing for the 2020 Nissan Armada that we wanted to share. Between the four models and two drive configurations, the 2020 Nissan Armada is designed for full-size adventures. Keep reading to learn about the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for the 2020 Nissan Armada. 


Deals and Discounts Available for Nissan Customers Struggling After California Wildfires

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
Many volunteers passing goods to those in need

Nissan Helping Those Impacted by California Wildfires 

Unfortunately, bad weather on the planet can bring natural disasters. Where Nissan has teamed up with the American Red Cross in the past to help with Hurricanes Florence and Michael for example, more destructive occurrences are expected to happen in the future. Currently, people off on the west coast in California are stuck with terrible wildfires that continue spreading and causing destruction. Learn how Nissan is helping those impacted by the California wildfires below.  


Do you use your different Nissan driving modes?

Saturday, February 24th, 2018
2018 Nissan Sentra silver side profile

Difference between Nissan Eco, Normal and Sport driving modes

When you drive the 2018 Nissan Sentra, you might notice you have a rare opportunity for a CVT-equipped model in that the compact car offers different driving modes. If, like many of us, you’re accustomed to an automatic that simply has one driving mode, you might be confused on what the differences are between the Eco, Normal and Sport driving modes in your vehicle. For owners who have been keeping it on the normal mode this whole time, you might want to consider your other Nissan driving modes. (more…)

How to find your Nissan vehicle identification number

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Car VIN number with steel background color

Where is the VIN located on Nissan?

Many of us can’t remember our license plat numbers without looking, so how can we know our VIN right off the top of our head? You won’t often use your Nissan VIN, but when you do you’ll want to know where it’s located. (more…)

Is Nissan releasing a new Xterra?

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
2015 Nissan Xterra parked in grass next to highway

When will Nissan bring back the Xterra off-road SUV?

It was just over two years ago that we made a sad announcement: The Nissan Xterra was discontinued after the 2015 model year. Between the Pathfinder, Rogue and Murano, it’s not that Nissan doesn’t have plenty of great SUVs on the market, but none that are made for off-roading. Lately, the rumor mill has been churning about a possible re-release of the Xterra. When will Nissan bring back their coveted off-road SUV? There doesn’t seem to be confirmation at this time. (more…)

What do you know about EVs?

Friday, December 29th, 2017
White 2018 Nissan Leaf parked facing downhill in front of a house

Top 3 FAQs About Electric Cars

Most people are a little bit afraid of the unknow. Aside from a handful of early adopters, the EV market isn’t well understood my many motorists. The overall impression? That electric cars are efficient, but inconvenient. The range is short, the driving experience is nothing to be enthusiastic over and there aren’t enough charging stations to go around. With EVs almost definitely becoming the future for the automotive world, here are the top 3 FAQs about electric cars. (more…)

Remote engine start lets you heat up your vehicle before you brave the weather

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
A 2017 Nissan Altima key fob with text that reads Nissan Remote Engine Start

How do you use remote engine start in Nissan models?

Of all the things we need in our vehicles, remote engine start probably doesn’t seem like one of them. Until it’s -1 outside and you have to brave the cold to go to work. We’ve all been there, and luckily remote start is becoming easier to find. If you have the feature but didn’t bother using it all summer, here’s how to use your remote engine start system in Nissan models equipped with the feature. (more…)

Winter survival guide: Which drivetrain is best?

Friday, December 15th, 2017
2018 nissan murano platinum awd in snowy landscape

Is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive better for winter driving?

If your go-to segment is the might pickup truck, you likely already know that 4×4 is ideal when a blizzard hits us here in Illinois. A truck isn’t the best daily driver year-round, however, which is why so many of us still drive cars. Naturally, the next best option is all-wheel drive, which typically works as an FWD vehicle except in cases where traction is lost. Let’s say you have to forego this option as well: Is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive better for winter driving? (more…)

Manufacturing insight: How Nissan tests paint quality

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Blue bristle brush from Nissan mini car wash quality control machine

Nissan mini car wash paint test and quality control

Most modern manufacturers offer some sort of perforation and corrosion coverage. Basically, a warranty against rust-through. For those in the Midwest, this is an important consideration. Road salt can quickly change a fresh finish into a “rust bucket.” How can automakers be confident in the coverage offered? Nissan offers 60 months with unlimited mileage for its corrosion coverage. You’ll notice, however, that car wash damage is listed as something under the “What’s not covered” section of your owner’s manual. This doesn’t mean Nissan doesn’t recognize that this is still the most common way to wash your car. For this reason, Nissan has built a mini car was to test its quality control and the durability of the brand’s paint. So how does it work? (more…)

Manufacturing insight: How Nissan tests door quality control

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Nissan NTCNA Robot Door Tester with Nissan Pathfinder

How bad is it to slam your Nissan car doors?

Most of us, usually in childhood, have been scolded for slamming the door too hard. Your car door might feel sturdy, but everything wears down faster if you are rough on it. That’s just sound logic, and we’ve certainly all seen cars where the door seems like it could fall off the hinges. Have you ever wondered how Nissan tests quality control on doors to ensure they last through years of abuse? Here’s what the manufacturing process looks like, and some insight into how bad it really is for your car doors when you slam them too often. (more…)