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Nissan Pathfinder: Smarter Power


The Nissan Pathfinder was one of the original players in the modern family SUV timeline and it continues to be an attractive and innovative option on multiple fronts. In addition to its sporty design and smart family-friendly features, the Nissan Pathfinder is a workhorse with power and capability that live up to its moniker.

The full line of Nissan Pathfinder trim options come equipped with a 284 horse 3.5L V6. This powerplant provides plenty of torque, at 259 ft-lbs, but what really makes the Pathfinder unique is the CVT transmission it is mated to. Nissan has been using CVT…
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Drive With a Clear View Using Winter Wiper Blades


Driving with regular wiper blades when rain is fierce takes effort. This is especially true when you are using smaller blades, too fragile to handle heavy rains. Night driving is worse with poorly equipped wiper blades. Ice and snow creates an additional hazard for drivers. However, when having your car checked at Royal Oak Nissan, ask techs to install winter wiper blades. They can be put on in a snap.

Why use winter wiper blades?
  • The frames are stronger
  • The material is thicker
  • Blades are built to let water escape
  • Stops water retention that blurs visibility

 
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Royal Oak Nissan Wins #1 Selling Nissan Dealership in Alberta in 2017 by Nissan Canada

The results are in: Royal Oak Nissan of Calgary was the top-selling Nissan dealer in Alberta in 2017. In January, Nissan Canada confirmed that out of 17 Nissan dealers in Alberta, Royal Oak Nissan was the province's No. 1 sales leader.

Royal Oak Nissan's finish is especially impressive as the dealership launched just a few years ago -- 2010, in fact. What has worked in this dealer's favor is its location within theā€¦

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Sand Is A Different Option On The Winter Roadways


The roadways in Calgary are tricky during the winter. Dangerous situations could occur at any moment. A roadside emergency kit needs to be equipped with all of the necessary items to help the passengers get through a difficult situation. Products such as jumper cables, flashlights, warm clothes, blankets and snacks are obviously necessary. There also must be a method to help the car get unstuck should it encounter icy roadways.

Salt has been the traditional agent to use during these circumstances. It melts the ice around it and has a gritty texture that gives traction to the vehicle...
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Common Reasons to Replace Your Tires


Because your tires are vital to your safety as well as your comfort on the road, it’s important to know when they need to be replaced. Unfortunately, there are some car owners in Calgary that are unknowingly driving their vehicle with unsafe tires. But you can avoid that from happening to you!

There are common reasons to replace your tires:
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• Noticeable cracks in the sidewall.
• Nails, screws, or any foreign object in the tire, particularly near the sidewall.
• Uneven treadwear more commonly on the outer edges.
• Tread that has been reduced to 2/32 of an inch.
• Bulges or…
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Why Tire Pressure Matters

Many people consider a tire that’s low air to be very damaging. It is, but it’s only one aspect of tire pressure that’s important. A tire that’s overinflated can do just as much damage as one with too little air.

The purpose of your vehicle’s tires is to provide appropriate traction with the road’s surface to get you safely to your destination. If you’re driving on a tire that doesn’t have enough air in it, then you run the risk of wearing out its sidewalls. A low tire creates excessive heat. When…

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Understanding the Alternator on Your Vehicle


As part of your electrical system, your alternator is responsible for providing power throughout your vehicle. When the alternator is starting to go, your lights might get dim or your car could have trouble starting.

If you have a problem with a battery that keeps dying, this could be your alternator instead. Whenever you are experiencing power problems with your vehicle, it's important to let our service center at Royal Oak Nissan check it out.

We can carefully inspect your vehicle and make sure that your alternator is working correctly. When you don't get your...
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Your Spare Tire Type Determines What Happens After Changing


You want to know the difference between the types of spare tires so that you will be better prepared for your specific vehicle.

If you have a full-size spare tire, you will want to make sure that the tire is fully inflated when it’s needed. There’s nothing worse than finding out that the spare tire is flat too! A compact spare tire will typically be inflated to levels of 60 pounds of pressure per square inch (PSI). Therefore, it’s less likely to be deflated when needed. However, the smaller tire does come with a disadvantage. You will…
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Nissan: Self-Driving Cars


Nissan has teamed up with Lucasfilm to showcase the self-driving technology behind a number of their 2018 models, like the Rogue and the Titan.

Nissan has developed a suite of driver-oriented technologies that are all engineered to offer more confidence, less stress and pure exhilaration when it comes to the driving experience.

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Even More Ways You Can Get Your Nissan Ready for Winter in Calgary

 

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We all know how intense Calgary winters can be. And with that in mind, it's vitally important to prepare you vehicle. We shared some ways to get your Nissan ready for winter in our last post, and we're back with a few more ways to winterize your ride.

  • Winter tires: Summer tires are engineered for exactly that... summer. Winter tires, on the other hand, are engineered to withstand cold temps and grip on snowy roads. Have a set of winter tires mounted onto…
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