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Tow like a professional with these tips from Nissan!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
A camper hooked up to an SUV with a beautiful sunset in the distance

Ten tips for towing this summer

Nissan recently published a survey that showed many people are comfortable traveling by car rather than air this summer. In addition, you can expect to see more people at a campground and on the water. If you are one of these individuals, we have ten tips for towing this summer for you! Before we jump into the tips, we wanted to point out that the Nissan Rogue, Murano, Pathfinder, Armada, Frontier, TITAN, TITAN XD, and NV Van are the vehicles that would be able to tow something this summer.

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Do not quarantine your vehicle!

Friday, May 29th, 2020
2020 Nissan Versa parked on the side of the street

Five tips for having your Nissan vehicle parked at home

As the coronavirus spread across the country, we have been staying at home to help flatten the curve of the virus. Even though many states are beginning to open, many of us are not driving as often as we used to. As a result, here are five tips for having your Nissan vehicle parked at home. Check them out! (more…)

Time for a new vehicle, but should I buy it, or lease it?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
Paperwork and pen with keys and cash for a vehicle

What are the pros and cons of leasing versus buying a car?

When it comes to having a vehicle of your own, there are two main options that drivers have. You can purchase a vehicle, or you can lease it. This leads to the question of what are the pros and cons of leasing versus buying a car? Each option definitely has its own advantages and disadvantages. Check out a few of each below!

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Are you using the right kind of motor oil to get the most out of your vehicle?

Friday, January 24th, 2020
A stock photo of oil being added to an engine.

Does Nissan require synthetic oil in my vehicle? 

One of the lessons the team working in the Jack Ingram Nissan Service Department would like our customers to learn is the importance of getting regular scheduled maintenance. Making sure you visit us when it’s time for oil changes, brake replacement and tire rotations is the best way to make sure your vehicle stays in peak condition for as many miles as possible. One of the most common questions our service technicians hear almost daily is, ‘Does Nissan require synthetic oil in my vehicle?’ To be sure, this is very interesting question that requires a bit of nuanced approach. Take a look at our simple explanation that was put together by some of the most highly trained service technicians in the area.  (more…)

The 2020 Nissan Rogue retains cargo dimensions for the new model year

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
A photo of the rear cargo door equipped on the 2020 Nissan Rogue.

How much cargo space does the 2020 Nissan Rogue have? 

The Nissan Rogue is on pretty strong footing as the automaker’s most popular vehicle platform. Jack Ingram Nissan is very happy that the 2020 Rogue has arrived at the showroom in large numbers. Even with all of the changes that have been made to the popular crossover SUV, people continue to call our product experts to ask, ‘How much cargo space does the 2020 Nissan Rogue have?’ According to one of the most trusted automotive websites on the entire internet, the Rogue has demonstrated strong cargo-hauling capability since the vehicle’s last substantial redesign for the 2014 model year. Let’s take a look at what customers can expect to see when they take the 2020 Rogue for a test drive.  (more…)

Don’t let outdated myths stop you from buying the vehicle you want

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
A stock photo of a person using a vehicle with a manual transmission.

Do manual transmissions get better gas mileage?

There aren’t many other industries that have advanced as quickly as the automotive industry. In barely a century, automobiles have come from custom-built horseless carriages to high-performing, highly efficient rolling computers. During the intervening years, some outdated information continues to persist. One of the most common misconceptions we continue to hear around the Jack Ingram Nissan showroom is the question, ‘Do manual transmission get better gas mileage?’ There was a time when this was true. Let’s take a closer look at a few pieces of information that could be helpful to people considering their options before they make an appointment with one of our product experts. (more…)

You don’t have to surrender your Labor Day weekend to boredom

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
A stock photo of a family in the park.

Family-friendly Labor Day Weekend 2019 Trips near Montgomery, AL

Labor Day weekend is rapidly approaching. This means the end of summer and the official kick-off to the craziness that comes with it like school activities and getting ready for the holidays. If you’re looking for one last blast of fun before you get too busy to think, a team from Jack Ingram Nissan came up with these family-friendly Labor Day Weekend 2019 trips near Montgomery, AL that could be exactly what you’re looking for. To be sure the city of Montgomery and the surrounding area is steeped in history and culture. There are several places you could visit in an afternoon if you need to get out of the house for a while. Let’s see what they came up with. (more…)

The low fuel light is on; how far can you push it?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
A stock photo of a person filling up a car with gas.

How far will my Nissan car/crossover SUV/truck go on empty?

There is nothing quite like the empty feeling that hits the pit of a person’s stomach when they hear the sound of an engine shutting down because they’re out of gas. Modern vehicles help drivers avoid this by giving them a warning light to let them know they need to find a gas station in very short order. There are a fair number of people who wonder, ‘How far will my Nissan car/crossover SUV/truck go on empty?’ A group of Jack Ingram Nissan product experts got together and did some research to answer this important question. To be of further assistance, the group focused on some of the automaker’s most popular models. The information was compiled from a variety of model years, so these numbers are a broad average. Let’s see what they found. (more…)

Do you need to fill your Nissan vehicle up with premium-grade fuel? Probably not

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
A stock photo of a gas pump with three grades of fuel available.

Do Nissan vehicles require premium fuel?

Have you ever been filling your vehicle with gas and wondered about the difference between the types of gasoline? You are by no means the only person to have questions. In fact, just about anytime someone comes into the Jack Ingram Nissan showroom for the first time they ask, ‘Do Nissan vehicles require premium fuel?’ Except for a few notable exceptions, the answer is no. The automaker’s engineers have built their engines to run clean and efficiently using regular-grade fuel. If that still isn’t very clear, a few Jack Ingram Nissan product experts got together to help answer this relatively important question. Let’s take a look at what they found. (more…)

Automotive maintenance advice from Jack Ingram Nissan

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Man cleans headlights on car

How to restore foggy headlights

If you’re a daily driver or commuter, you now just how much of a toll the road can take on your vehicle. Ober time, parts may wear, scratches may form, and replacements and repairs may have to be made. Luckily, not everything about car maintenance is that costly. Here on the Jack Ingram Nissan Official Blog, it’s our job to make sure you ride in style long after driving off of our lot. That’s why we put together this post about how to restore foggy headlights. We have shared a video by ChrisFix with some great maintenance tips. Keep reading this post to learn more. (more…)