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How To Make Your Nissan Last

June 30, 2018 / 60 / Blog, Tips
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The thrill of getting one of our new cars is quite exhilarating. You’re nervous, excited, happy and of course you want to keep it in pristine condition. You want to do all you can to make your Nissan last. Here we will look at how you can keep your new or even slightly used Nissan in tip top shape for many years to follow.

Ensure you are buying a car that does not have defects. There are many ways to check out the background of a car. One of the more popular options is to use CARFAX. Carfax, inc is known as a company that supplies background reports/history to businesses and even individuals. This can make finding the perfect Nissan easier, and of course, reduce the stress that you have bought a car that had been flooded in hurricane conditions in the past.

Always keep up with regular maintenance

This is one of those things we all hate doing. But, it is also one of those things that absolutely must be followed. Regular maintenance ensure that your Nissan is always running at it’s absolute best. Regular maintenance of your Nissan will include, oil changes, spark plugs and wire replacement, tire rotation, windshield wiper replacement and checking of all fluids on a regular basis. There are an array of things that always need to be kept in check, so it is important to consult a professional if you are not familiar with everyday car care.

Remember to keep it clean

This is one of those things that is overlooked frequently. Considering that over half of the nation lives where there is snow and ice conditions, this is a point that should always be followed. Your Nissan can and will rust when exposed to the harsh road treatments of salt. The reaction in the metal will cause significant damage to the undercarriage and even the body of your Nissan when not sprayed off frequently throughout the winter. If you cannot keep up with a regular wash, it is suggested to look into rust protection or undercoating for your car. Keeping it clean also refers to under the hood and inside the car. Nothing makes a car lose it’s shelf life faster than dirty air filters, or the juice you dropped in the vent 3 months ago that never got cleaned up. Mare sure everything is kept up with in the clean aspect. It will only increase the likelihood that your Nissan will last even longer.

Don’t skimp on parts

In the event that something terrible happens with your Nissan, you will need to repair it. It is vital that you do not skimp on the parts required to fix your car. Now this doesn’t mean you have to break the bank to fix your car. However, you want to make sure you are buying adequate car parts. Sometimes money is tight and it seems like a better option to hop down to the junk yard to purchase a used part. However, it is always better to replace a car with the part meant for it. Skimping on parts can mean that the replacement part could be defective, causing further damage, or the part could be completely wrong. No one likes to waste time replacing a part just to find out that it does not fit or that it is wrong. To avoid this entire situation, just buy the new part and avoid the junk yard.

Take your time

Lastly, remember to take your time when starting your car. The mornings get quite hectic. The kids are screaming and late, your clothes aren’t dry or breakfast isn’t ready, whatever the reason–it seems we are always running out the door. However; when it comes to your Nissan, you will want to take your time pulling off. Motor oil, which lubricates part of the engine in your Nissan begins to settle and sink to the bottom over night. When you go to start your car in the morning, this oil is pulled back up and throughout the engine once more. However, pulling off before the oil has had enough time to circulate causes friction between engine components. Before pulling off, remember to take 30 to 60 seconds to allow the oil to heat up enough to circulate through all the engine components. This will keep your engine running smoothly, after all, oil is like blood to a car.

With these steps you can ensure that your Nissan will last longer. There is nothing better than getting the most out of your money. By following these simple procedures you can rest assure that your hard earned money isn’t being wasted. Remember if you have any doubts as to the correct handling of any of these steps, please consult a car professional who is trained to direct you through proper car maintenance.

Advantages of a Used Nissan

June 1, 2018 / 50 / Blog, Tips
Certified used Nissan cars

When it comes time to bring home a new vehicle, the truth is that you have options. While many people start thinking about bringing home something brand new, there are valid reasons to consider taking home a previously owned vehicle. Nissan vehicles, for example, are incredibly reliable and retain a lot of value through the years. A used Nissan vehicle might be the exact right choice for you.

There are some clear advantages to bringing home a used Nissan that might spring to mind immediately. The first is that you’ll be able to save some money overall. A used vehicle starts out at a lower price than a brand new vehicle. If you’re looking to save money or trying to live on a budget, than opting for a used car is a great choice. Even when financing the car, your monthly payments will be lower making it possible for you to spend or save the money you’d otherwise be using. Additionally, insurance payments are likely to be much less with a used vehicle which will save you.

Another reason a used Nissan is a great idea is that you may be able to get some of the upgrade options you can’t afford at the new price. Nissan vehicles typically offer many choices but sometimes these options end up making a car outside of your budget. So it’s a great idea to look at previously owned vehicles and see if you can get some of the things you wanted in a new model. Chances are that you’ll end up with some great options and features you wouldn’t have otherwise.

Nissan vehicles are popular and will fit seamlessly into your lifestyle. You see the Altima, the Rogue, and other vehicles like the Titan on the road all the time. People buy these cars for a reason…they are great! If a brand new vehicle is out of your budget than a used vehicle is a great way to get the car you really want. The Nissan Altima is one of the most stylish and comfortable mid-sized sedans on the market and purchasing that was previously owned by someone else can make this sophisticated car a part of your life. The Rogue is a popular sporty crossover and while the original price tag might be a bit steep for your own budget, a used one could make the cut. A Nissan Titan is an excellent truck for all of your hauling needs. There’s no reason to deny yourself the Nissan dream just because a brand new Nissan is out of reach.

Another huge advantage to buying a used Nissan is the access you have to reviews already out there. We’ve established that Nissan vehicles are popular, so when you go to make a decision about which used Nissan to bring home you can check out all the reviews that other consumers have written about what works and what they love about the cars. Reading up on these reviews will help you feel much more informed when you do come in to the lot and see what’s available. Stay ahead of the curve and watch and see if a vehicle that matches what you are looking for becomes available.

Having to bring your car to the shop for repairs frequently is a car owner’s nightmare. Being stranded on the side of the road is even worse. Fortunately, Nissan has a great track record for reliability. When you go to purchase a used car you definitely want something that won’t need to make frequent trips to the repair shop. With a Nissan, you can be confident that you’ll have a vehicle that will serve all your needs. Nissan owners don’t spend an overabundance of time in the repair shop and rarely make unscheduled repair shop visits.

It can also be frustrating to have a car that loses its value quickly. Nissan vehicles, however, retain their value for a long time making them a great investment even when you buy them used. In fact, a Nissan doesn’t hit zero value until it has reached 195.593 miles.

The same reasons you’re interested in a brand new Nissan will still be present in a used Nissan. The track record of safety will not go away just because another person owned the car before you did. Your Nissan will still be reliable. The style, sophistication, and prestige will still be a part of your experience with a vehicle that was owned by someone else before it became a part of your life. You can count on it retaining its value for a good long while. Does this sound like something you’d be interested in? We invite you to check out our used car inventory or call us today so that you can explore your options with a used Nissan!

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