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Make Sure You Don't Forget Your Roadside Emergency Kit

 

 

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The level of strife that a vehicle breakdown brings you is often directly related to how prepared (or unprepared) you are to deal with it. Preparedness can be the difference between a minor inconvenience and a nightmare when it comes to a vehicle breakdown.

That's why we suggest keeping a roadside emergency kit in your car at all times.

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Explore the Power of Electricity with the 2017 Nissan LEAF

 

 

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Have you ever wondered about what it's like to drive an electric vehicle like the 2017 Nissan LEAF? There's a lot to unpack, but let's break it down:

Is the Nissan LEAF a hybrid?

No. You'll find that the LEAF is lacking a few pieces that are traditionally found in gasoline-fueled cars such as a tailpipe and a gas tank. It's totally electric. No gas, no fumes, no tailpipe emissions.

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TITAN Wins Where it Counts

According to Automotive Marketing Consultants INC. (AMCI), the Nissan TITAN performs better than the Ford F-150 in brake performance when unloaded and towing, acceleration, cornering, and evasive actions. With so many choices in the truck category, it is important to know all of the information.

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Nissan TITAN Comes Out on Top

Nissan owners have proven that they're very satisfied with their vehicles. The AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Award is based on a survey given to around 54,000 owners of new 2016 and 2017 cars and light trucks that asks questions pertaining to 49 categories of owner satisfaction. Nissan had five vehicles win the Best in Class awards for owner satisfaction: the TITAN, Maxima, Murano, Rogue, and Versa.

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Why Is Tire Rotation Necessary for Your Car?

Tire rotation is the act of shuffling the tires of your vehicle to ensure that the wear and tear that the tires go through is evened out. Most of the times, it is seen that when the tire rotation is not done, the condition of one tire is worse than other and vice versa.

The efficient alternative in such cases is to go for complete replacement of your vehicle's tires, which may be an expensive affair. However, if you go for a tire rotation on a timely basis, you can possibly save a lot of money, and the best…

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Replace Your Battery Now Before Your Vehicle Presents Extensive Problems

Maybe you are putting off replacing your battery. Your car has been acting strangely, and when you crank it over in the morning, sometimes it's slow to start. If this sounds too familiar, you could be needing a new battery. At a minimum, you should really think about getting your battery and charging system checked out by our qualified, trained, and experienced staff here at Geri Lynn Nissan in Houma, LA. A dead battery is no fun! Think about it, when you get into your car and turn the key, you are trying to get somewhere. You expect your…

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Improve Your Gas Mileage in Houma: Part Two

We recently shared some ways you can improve your gas mileage in Houma. Along with slowing down, increasing your follow distance, and getting routine oil changes that we shared in our last post, here are a few more driving and maintenance techniques you can use to boost the fuel efficiency in your Nissan!

  • When you pack your vehicle with cargo, your engine uses more fuel to carry the extra weight. Reduce the extra pounds by packing only what you need.
  • A cold engine is an inefficient engine.
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Improve Your Gas Mileage in Houma: Part One

As we all look for ways to cut corners on our finances, we'd like to suggest that improving your fuel efficiency in Houma can be a great place to start. The efficiency of your Nissan isn't a fixed number, but there are driving and maintenance techniques you can use to improve your gas mileage.

  • When you speed up on the highway, your engine requires more fuel to power through the extra wind resistance. Give your engine a break by slowing down a bit.
  • Likewise, your engine used more fuel every time you accelerate.
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Why Should You Consider a Certified Pre-Owned Nissan?

 

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When you're looking to buy a vehicle, you don't have to decide between the affordability of a used vehicle, and the warranty protection of a new Nissan. You can have both! How? A Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Nissan. CPO Nissan vehicles give Houma the best of both worlds.

Why should you consider a CPO Nissan?

  • Used vehicles in general tend to hold their value at a better rate than new vehicles, and tend to be more affordable to purchase, register, and insure.
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Nissan Maxima Received Kelley Blue Book Resale Value Honors

 

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When you make a big purchase, you want to make sure you're being smart with your money, right? We all want to get the most out of the money we spend, so we look for great values. 2017 Nissan Maxima drivers can show off their great value purchase on the Houma roads. That's right, the Maxima received the Best Resale Value Award from Kelley Blue Book.

The Best Resale Value Awards are given out every year by KBB to the new vehicles that…

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