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The Smooth Transmission of the 2018 Nissan Altima

Nissan overhauled the transmission system for their popular mid-sized sedan. In the 2018 Altima, an innovative piece of gear is used. It can provide you with smoother shifting and better fuel economy.

The Altima comes equipped with an Xtronic CVT transmission. It can keep your engine at the right RPM level for your particular driving situation. If you need some extra power, it'll give it to you without a noticeable change in driving dynamics. It's also capable of running at lower RPM when you're cruising on the highway.  

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Nissan Maxima - When Performance is What's Important

The new Nissan Maxima is a power machine filled with exactly what drivers look for today: capability, style, safety and great performance. There are many reasons why the 2018 Nissan Maxima is legendary, and performance is at the top of the list. Stop at our Nissan dealership and see just what all the fuss is about.

Nissan claims the heart of the car lies under the hood, and that’s a fact. Between the VQ V6 engine, anodized pistons and high-flow tuned induction system, this car is powerful from exhilaration to deceleration. 

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Define Your Drive in the Nissan Altima

A stylish sedan like the Nissan Altima pampers you with plenty of conveniences. Its Intelligent Climate Control adjusts the temperature to your liking by compensating for external weather fluctuations. Couple this feature with the available Remote Engine Start System and you’ll always enter a cabin with a supremely comfortable environment.

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The 2018 Nissan Armada Comes with Power and Luxury

The 2018 Nissan Armada is prepared to deliver a versatile experience to its owners. The vehicle comes with several different options that make it a usable tool for all types of tasks. It has a great amount of towing capacity and an all-wheel-drive system.

The power in the 2018 Nissan Armada comes from its 5.6 direct injection gasoline V8 engine. The engine provides 390 horsepower to go along with 394 pounds-foot torque. 

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Hit the Trails in the New 2018 Nissan Titan

Nissan believes that drivers should never have to choose between durability and comfort. Their 2018 Titan is a full-size pickup that is both powerful and luxurious. Its cutting-edge performance features give it the ability to power through any terrain.

The Titan’s PRO-4X off-road system includes hill descent assistance, hill start assistance, all-terrain tires, and exceptional ground clearance. No matter what type of road you are on, the Bilstein shocks will smoothly glide you over any obstacles in your way. Nissan’s Titan also houses a steel skid plate that protects the radiator...

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Feel the Power of the Road in a Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue is among the more popular compact SUV options. One of the reasons is likely the power the vehicle gets from its performance features.

Nissan Rogue's 2.5-liter engine has 170 hp, the continuously variable valve timing control system (CVTCS) and the Xtronic continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). This means you have an engine powerful enough to handle higher speeds as well as low revs while cruising. Helping you keep the vehicle under control is the intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD).

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Why Headlight Maintenance Is Vital to Highway Safety

A burned out headlight may not seem like a huge deal, but it cuts a driver's visibility in half. That's like driving with one eye closed. Properly functioning headlights play a vital role in highway safety. It's easier to see road hazards, disabled vehicles, and wildlife that may have wandered into your path when the roadway is well lit.

Regular maintenance will ensure that your headlights are working at their full potential. The most common problem involving headlights is a simple burned out lightbulb. Whenever you have one bulb replaced, it's best to replace the other…

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Achieving Peace and Quiet Inside the Nissan Maxima

When you first set eyes on the Nissan Maxima, its aerodynamic and luxurious design is apparent from the exterior. This upscale sports car looks like its racing forward even when it is parked. What’s not so obvious until you step inside is the serenity of the passenger cabin.

To ensure an interior that’s insulated from high-frequency wind noise, Acoustic Laminated Glass is used on the windshield and front side windows. If your trim is equipped with Bose® audio, you also benefit from Active Noise Cancellation. This feature monitors the sound of the engine and the environment and then…

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Poor Performance Could Cost You More Than Gas

Have you noticed that your vehicle has become a bit of a gas hog lately? You know, it was getting the same mileage that it had always gotten, then you find yourself filling up twice a week instead of just once. If you're noticing this problem in conjunction with any of the other warning signs, then it might be time to have someone take a look at your fuel pump.

Another common sign is if you notice that your temperature gauge is running higher than normal. 

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What Happens When a Car Overheats?

When a car’s engine runs, it naturally builds up heat. The cooling system is in charge of keeping the motor between 195 to 220 degrees. The cooling system is coolant liquid, hoses, fans, and pumps. If any component underperforms, breaks, or begins to leak, the car could start to get hot. The coolant liquid must always be moving and capturing heat then removing it. Circulation can stop because of a broken thermostat or bad pump.

If a vehicle gets too hot, the pistons expand. The expanded pistons can no longer fit into the cylinders correctly, and they grind and…

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