Tag: Nissan

Nissan Pathfinder Rock Creek
25
Nov
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Introduces the Pathfinder Rock Creek

Rock Creek comes to the Nissan Pathfinder line. Automotive manufacturers are heavily invested in utility vehicles and for good reason: they’re the family vehicle of choice these days. An important subset in this segment is off-road skilled models or at…

2023 Nissan Z
13
Oct
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Shift This 2023 Nissan Z!

Imagine our surprise when we learned that a follow-up Nissan Z model was added to our test fleet. This writer evaluates new models as received from manufacturers through a pair of distributors. Our Atlanta distributor handles Nissan and delivered the…

2023 Nissan Leaf
26
Sep
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

America’s Affordable EV: Nissan Leaf

The road to electrification is paved with many challenges, including electric grids that need updating. Another area is vehicle affordability, with costs determined by battery size, range, design, and amenities. The Nissan Leaf solves many of the problems inherent to…

2023 Nissan Z
09
Aug
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Z Deep Dive!

All about the Nissan Z, its history, and the current model. History | Review (Highlights) | Specifications | Key Attributes Scan the entirety of the Nissan performance universe and several models stand out. Skyline. GT-R. Fairlady. Z Series. Some models…

Nissan Kicks
27
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Kicks: Chronicling the Changes

Shoppers looking for an affordable entry-level model might consider the burgeoning small or subcompact crossover utility vehicle range. The Nissan Kicks, for example, is one such model, a tiny CUV with room for up to five. This front-wheel-drive-only model is…

First-Generation Nissan Rogue
26
Jul
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Nissan Rogue: Chronicling the Changes

The Nissan Rogue is a compact, two-row crossover utility vehicle with space for five. Introduced in 2008, the Rogue has undertaken extensive overhauls and regular revisions since. Despite arriving later in the market than most competitors, the Rogue has made…

Nissan Juke
12
Jul
2022
Posted in History

History of the Nissan Juke

The Nissan Juke is a rare breed, a quirkily styled model that by all accounts should have immediately failed in a discriminating consumer market. This subcompact crossover utility vehicle, however, rolled out in 2011 and stayed around through 2017, as…

09
Jun
2022
Posted in Special

Nothing is As it Seems: The FTC and Car Ads

When Ford Motor Company was struggling to make ends meet in the 1970s due to the rise of imports and dropping quality in American manufacturing, then CEO Lee Iaccoca had the business savvy idea to sell the Ford Pinto with…

2022 Nissan Frontier
21
Apr
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Nissan Frontier: True, Blue Midsize Pickup Truck

The midsize pickup truck market is booming as customers rediscover the offerings on hand. After seemingly appearing to fade away, a rash of new offerings starting in the mid-2010s revived the segment. The Nissan Frontier is the latest of a…

Nissan Juke
24
Mar
2022
Posted in Commentary

A Wholesale Shift to EVs is Not a Given

Nissan and EVs…what is planned. A complete switch to full electrification is planned by many automakers, with some expecting to reach that goal as early as 2030. Making the switch means investing tens of billions of dollars in research and…

2022 Nissan Altima
16
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

By the Numbers: 2022 Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is a sedan, one of four such four-door gas models sold by this automaker. As a midsize vehicle, it is joined by the flagship Maxima, compact Sentra, and subcompact Versa. Nissan also makes the GT-R and Z,…

Nissan Armada
10
Feb
2022
Posted in News

The Nissan Armada Lives on Without a V8

Are you a fan of the V8 engine? If so, who can blame you? After all, the V8 is synonymous with raw power and remains the performance choice for not a few drivers. However, the V8 engine appears on its…

2022 Nissan Frontier
03
Feb
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Behind the Wheel of a Nissan Frontier PRO-4X

CWe’ve had two opportunities to test drive the all-new 2022 Nissan Frontier. In September 2021 and again just four months later, we were treated to all matters of midsize pickup truck fun. The second time simply built on what we…

2022 Nissan Rogue
25
Nov
2021
Posted in New Models

New Three-Cylinder Engine Powers 2022 Nissan Rogue

The compact Nissan Rogue crossover utility vehicle gains a new engine for 2022. One year removed from the introduction of its third-generation model, the 2022 Rogue gains a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder motor. Moreover, that engine is now standard across the…

Nissan Frontier
10
Sep
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Behind the Wheel of the All-New 2022 Nissan Frontier

The Nissan Frontier steps out as a formidable competitor. We last saw a new Nissan Frontier model in 2005 and that’s a long time to keep this midsize pickup truck unchanged. Interestingly, even as the segment gradually shrunk and later…

2021 Nissan Armada
18
Aug
2021
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Refreshed Nissan Armada SUV Gets It Done In Style

In a segment of large utility vehicles, the Nissan Armada stands shoulder to shoulder with the Chevrolet Tahoe and the Ford Expedition. It is one of a handful of truck-based SUVs available, but its ride is unusually comfortable. With four-wheel…