Rear Door Alert Technology Becomes Standard on all Four-Door Nissans


Looking towards the future, Nissan is making Rear Door Alert technology standard on more models. The purpose? To remind customers to check the back seat and help reduce potential heatstroke incidents.

The concept was originally developed by two mothers who are also engineers. Rear Door Alert reminds owners to check the rear seat upon exiting their vehicle by using a series of distinctive honks as the driver walks away from the vehicle. Nissan is the first automaker to use a honking horn as an alert for this type of feature.

"I'm proud to see Nissan lead the way by…

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Nissan Ties For Most Awards in J.D. Power 2018 Initial Quality Study


Hooray!! Nissan has topped three vehicle segments and finished in the top three in two others in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS).

The 2018 Nissan Frontier was the top-rated Midsize Pickup for the third consecutive year. In addition, the Nissan Maxima won Large Car honors, taking the second highest score of any vehicle in the study. The popular Nissan Altima took top honors in the Midsize Car segment, taking sixth among all vehicles in the survey and an 18-point improvement from the 2017 study. Another bright spot was the all-new 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF, with a…

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Drive Safe This Memorial Day Holiday Weeekend


This year is expected to be one of the busiest, most traveled Memorial Day Weekends in a long time. According to AAA, this year more than 41.5 million Americans traveling. That’s a nearly 5% increase over last year’s totals and the highest number of travelers than it has been in more than a dozen years! Yes, this is despite the fact that gas prices are higher than they have been since 2014!

Since most people traveling for the holiday weekend will likely be driving to their vacation destinations, safety is going to be key. We have some…

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Nissan earns 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award


Nissan has picked up another illustrious honor and has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. This is the highest distinction given to organizations who are dedicated to protecting the environment. How are they doing this? By making their operations more energy efficient.

What makes this honor even better is that this is the seventh year in a row that the year EPA has recognized Nissan for its continued commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as the goal to improve energy management at its…

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips


The birds are chirping, the leaves are returning, and the flowers are budding! Spring is here! Hooray! So, now that spring has arrived, it’s time to do those things you’ve been putting off. Like giving your car some love. Let’s make sure your vehicle is ready to go now that the weather is turning warmer. Here are our tips for making sure your vehicle is ready for the wonderful spring weather.

Clean Your Car: Take the time to actually clean your car. Head to the nearest car wash and not only wash, but wax your vehicle. It…

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2018 Nissan LEAF receives ‘Lowest Cost to Own Award’ from Kelley Blue Book


Taking home the Kelley Blue Book's 5-Year Cost to Own Award in the electric vehicle category was the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF thanks to its long-term ownership value. The 5-Year Cost to Own Awards honor new vehicles and brands with the lowest projected ownership costs, based on Kelley Blue Book's 5-Year Cost to Own data for new cars for the initial five-year ownership period. Taken into consideration for this award are things like depreciation, expected fuel costs, maintenance and repair costs, finance and insurance fees and state fees for all new models over the initial five-year…

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Nissan Unveils Xmotion Concept


Nissan recently revealed a revolutionary concept - the Xmotion, a design exploration for a potentially groundbreaking compact SUV.

The vehicle made its debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Xmotion (pronounced "cross motion") is a six-passenger, three-row concept that fuses Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American-style utility and new-generation Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology.

"In the Xmotion concept, we explored the more rugged and powerful side of Nissan Intelligent Mobility. Bold and powerful forms and proportions are, upon closer inspection, contrasted with aspects of traditional Japanese craftsmanship expressed in a contemporary way," said Alfonso Albaisa, senior…

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Top 5 Tips to Give a Car as a Gift This Holiday Season


The holidays are here and we are all wracking our brains trying to decide what to get our loved ones, right? Well, if you have a family member or friend who is in the market for a vehicle, giving the gift of a car could be the right option. While it may be extravagant, for some, the gift of a vehicle is the perfect present. We have our top 5 tips to consider if you’re looking at giving such an extravagant gift.

1. Think about what kind of car they want. While you may think that they want to…

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Top 5 Tips for Thanksgiving Travel


Thanksgiving is here! Can you believe it? If you are one of the many of thousands of people hitting the roads, we have some tips on when are the best and wort times to hit the pavement. You should avoid leaving at around 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, but you should consider traveling at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday!

If you are driving to your destination, you should make sure that your car is ready to hit the road too! We have some very helpful tips of what to do to prepare for Thanksgiving travel to make sure…

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Courtesy Nissan of Tampa Collects Donations for Hurricane Maria Relief


The devastation in Puerto Rico has been massive thanks to the strong forces that whipped across the land due to Hurricane Maria. To help with the aid in the storm’s relief efforts, Courtesy Nissan wanted to step up. A number of our employees are from Puerto Rico and they still have family who live in the area. Therefore one of our finance managers, Edward Carrasquillo, who is originally from Puerto Rico, helped to organize a fundraising event asking for donations from those in the area.

On the weekend of September 30 through October 1, we invited our customers to…

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