2015 Super Bowl With Dad campaign
Nissan pulled all the stops for its 2015 Super Bowl #WithDad campaign and not only showed off a few new vehicles, but launched its collaboration with two great nonprofits. The 2015 Super Bowl With Dad campaign ad told the story of a Dad who is a professional race car driver for Nissan and how he and his family discover what is really important in life. Read the rest of this entry
Award-winning 2015 Nissan Rogue
The 2015 Nissan Rogue was recognized at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 12 with the Automotive Best Buy Award from Consumer Guide for the crossover’s great fuel economy, versatility and features.
Editors and automotive experts at Consumer Guide evaluated more than 150 new vehicles as they do every year to find the standouts. One of the features of the 2015 Nissan Rogue that impressed the judges the most was the crossover’s Divide-N-Hide rear cargo area that only added to it’s versatility. In fact, Nissan’s popular crossover was one of only two compact crossovers/SUVS to receive the award at the show. Read the rest of this entry
Why buy a crossover or SUV?
New crossovers and SUVs are flooding the market and there are a lot to choose from. On the outside it’s hard to see what makes these powerful vehicles so special, but what’s under the hood is really key. So why buy a crossover or SUV and why not just buy a car instead? At Matt Castrucci Nissan we like to let the vehicle’s performance and capability do the talking and that’s exactly the way to judge crossovers and SUVs. Here it is, pure and simple, why crossovers and SUVs rock. Read the rest of this entry
2015 Nissan Pathfinder crash test ratings
Safety technology continues to improve, but even with increasingly better safety features the importance of crash test ratings won’t be diminished. Nonprofit, independent organizations like the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) work in collaboration with auto manufacturers to improve safety and ensure the latest innovative technology works on the road as well as it does in the design room. This year the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder was one of three Nissan vehicles to be recognized for good crash tests and the midsize SUV earned a “Top Safety Pick” rating. Read the rest of this entry
When is Daylight Saving Time?
Daylight Saving Time is upon us again and on March 8 we will set the clocks ahead one hour. While we lose an hour of sleep, Daylight Saving Time is an indicator that the days are getting longer and that means spring is on its way. Most clocks are automatic and will update on their own, but be sure to change the clocks that aren’t. Clocks in microwaves, car dashboards and ovens are some of the time-telling devices most likely to need a manual update. While we’re talking about it, here are some little known facts about when and what Daylight Saving Time is. Read the rest of this entry
How to plan a summer road trip
There’s something very special about getting in a car and taking a drive. Be it a spontaneous adventure or a detailed road trip, getting behind the wheel and exploring the American landscape is meditative. Some could say it even invokes a transformation. Read the rest of this entry
What to ask during a test drive
The search for a new or used vehicle can be quite the journey. It can be stressful and there’s a lot of time that goes into conducting the research to find just the right vehicle for your lifestyle and needs. But don’t worry, the fun part is just around the corner. The test drive. Finally you get to experience all the technology, safety and convenience features you’ve spent hours reading about firsthand. But what does one actually do during a test drive and – most importantly – what do you ask during a test drive? What are some things you should look for? We’re glad you asked. Here are some of our tips and tricks to getting the most out of the test drive. Read the rest of this entry
Best value 2015 midsize crossover
The 2015 Nissan Murano has continued to earn top marks from auto industry experts since it hit dealerships in December and most recently was recognized as the Best New/Redesigned Midsize Crossover by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance at the 2015 Washington Auto Show in January. Read the rest of this entry
2016 Nissan Maxima engine
The 2016 Nissan Maxima looked super slick in Nissan’s #WithDad 2015 Super Bowl ad early last week and is the first look at the new vehicle before it debuts in April. The highly-anticipated 2016 Nissan Maxima is fully redesigned for the model year and will join the Nissan’s popular 36-year-old Maxima lineup, which is the auto manufacturer’s longest-running model. Read the rest of this entry
Valentine’s Day gifts for car lovers
The candy-filled holiday is upon us again and after awhile buying chocolate, cards and other knickknacks gets old. Instead of doing the age-old Valentine’s Day gifts, we challenge you to try something new this year. Get your valentine something he or she can actually use. These gifts are sure to win you major points with your valentine. Here are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day gifts for car lovers. Read the rest of this entry