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A simple tune-up could help save money in the end

One of the trickier aspects of owning a car is convincing yourself of the absolute importance of maintaining a regular maintenance schedule. It is easy to procrastinate on vehicle maintenance, postponing things that do not immediately and visibly lead to serious problems. But the truth is that not maintaining an optimal maintenance schedule for your vehicle is the surest way to bring your car's life to an untimely end.

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Maintain your Engine With an Oil Change

Do you put off having your oil changed? It's okay, we all do. Its one of those regular maintenance things that tend to get skipped over because it's of out of sight, out of mind. Getting regular oil changes, however, is a vital part of promoting vehicle longevity.

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2018 Nissan LEAF Debuts With Sleek Styling, Longer Range, Impressive Tech

After months of teasing, the 2018 Nissan LEAF EV has been unveiled. The second-generation of the version that originally debuted in 2010, the latest zero-emissions model gets more power, a longer range, and more upscale amenities. But those improvements are only the beginning—Nissan has also added technology that will revolutionize the way EV owners drive.

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Nissan to Standardize AEB for Select 2018 Models

If standard safety features are important to you, you'll love what Nissan has in store.

Nissan announced that automatic emergency braking (AEB) will be standard on eight 2018 Nissan models:

  • Rogue
  • Rogue Sport
  • Sentra
  • Altima
  • Leaf
  • Pathfinder
  • Murano

Other automakers are making similar strides towards standardizing AEB, but many of them are heading for a 2022 deadline. Nissan is jumping on the bandwagon a bit earlier, so we won't have to wait as long to see the results of the Japanese automaker's efforts.

Not sure why standard AEB is exciting? To put it very briefly, it helps…

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Nissan Loans and Leasing Offers in Austin, TX

Get approved for the new or used Nissan you want today at Clay Cooley Nissan of Austin. We have a skilled finance department with experts to find you the best Nissan financing offers available. Whether you’re looking to buy or lease, let us pair you with the Nissan you want while staying within your budget. Our finance team has years of experience and want to make your next financing experience a breeze.

 

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Road Trip Checklist

Road trips go back as far as many of us can remember. Just about every family has lovely memories about their family road trips back when they were younger, and as adults we like to keep the tradition going. Here are a few things to do before your next road trip, to keep it fun and enjoyable for all.

Things to Do Before Your Next Road Trip

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Is it Time to Change Your Battery?

If you are suddenly having issues with your car, you may want to take a look at the battery. Unfortunately, car batteries do not last forever and it will start to show signs of aging and wear after a few years or less, if you purchased a used car. But, there are signs that your battery needs to be changed. Here are some of the most common:

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Get Prepared for Almost Anything with an Emergency Road Kit

If you’ve ever had a vehicle breakdown; then you know how frustrating and stressful it can become. It can happen when you least expect it, and there are many of times you’re far away from any resource that can be of assistance.

For those reasons, you should always travel with an emergency road kit. Once you’ve used it once in any situation, you will know just how much of a difference an emergency road kit can make.

Your kit should contain everything that you would need in two basic scenarios: if your vehicle becomes disabled temporarily, or…

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