Harte Nissan Blog - Hartford, CT

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  • The 2018 Nissan Armada Offers Strong Towing Capacity & A Large Number Of Amenities

    The 2018 Nissan Armada is a large SUV offering a robust engine, the ability to tow heavy loads and a large number of amenities. Four trim levels are available : SV, SL, Platinum and Platinum Reserve. 

    It's powered by a 5.6 liter V8 engine with 390 hp. Towing capacity is up to 8500 lbs. The interior offers seating for 8 passengers. Standard interior features include a premium Bose sound system, push button start, Bluetooth connectivity, a 8" touch screen, USB ports, parking sensors and the ability to use voice commands. Optional features include remote start, adaptive cruise control, a blind spot monitoring system and lane keep assist. Cargo space stands at 16.5 cubic feet and is expandable to 49.9 cubic feet with the … more

  • The 2018 Nissan Altima Offers Numerous Engine Options & Lots Of Interior Space

    The 2018 Nissan Altima is a midsize vehicle offering comfortable seats and the option of a four-cylinder or more powerful V6. New standard safety features have been added for 2018 including automatic emergency braking and a forward collision warning system. Stand out features include easy handling and solid reliability. Available trim levels include the base 2.5 S trim, the 2.5 SR, 2.5 SL and 3.5 SL which comes equipped with a V6 engine. 

    The base model is powered by a 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine which comes with a CVT and 179 hp. Opt for the 3.5 liter V6 engine with 270 hp if you want a more powerful engine. Front-wheel drive is standard. 

    The 2018 Nissan Altima's cabin seats five passengers and comes standard … more

  • Join Nissan Fans for a NISMO Road Trip to ZCON in Memphis

    Nissan North America will be taking a road trip from the Nissan headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee to the 28th Annual International Z Car Convention (ZCon) in a couple weeks, and is looking for Nissan enthusiasts to join in on the fun. The festivities will start on Friday, July 17 in the morning for “cars and coffee,” followed by the 220-mile road trip to Memphis.

    This year Nissan will be showing a variety of performance vehicles at ZCon, including the entire NISMO product lineup, an original 240Z, a 2009 40th Anniversary Z and the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima and Titan XD. The feature car of the drive will be a 1974 Datsun 260Z 2+2 once driven by Yukata Katayama or Mr. K, the father of the Z and Datsun 510, and former Nissan … more

  • Redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano Earns Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

    The completely redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano was recently awarded with the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus vehicle safety rating, which is the highest possible ranking. The new Murano scored “Good” in all five categories and received a “Superior” rating for front crash prevention for models equipped with Forward Emergency Braking.

    To earn the Top Safety Pick designation, a vehicle must achieve a “Good” or “Acceptable” rating in the newer small overlap frontal test, as well as performing well in moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests. For the Top Safety Pick Plus rating, a vehicle must also earn an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating for front … more

  • Renault-Nissan Sells Their 250,000th Electric Vehicle

    The Renault-Nissan Alliance was happy to announce this week that they recently sold their 250,000th electric vehicle, making them far and away the leader in zero-emission vehicles. The milestone vehicle was a white Renault ZOE sold to a French engineer.

    Half of the electric vehicles sold worldwide are produced by the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with over 180,000 of the popular Nissan LEAF sold, making it the bestselling electric vehicle of all time. As the electric vehicle charging infrastructure grows and government incentives continue, demand for electric cars continues to rise.

    The LEAF has been on sale since December 2010, winning awards like World Car of the Year, and has sold 80,000 units in the United States. Renault has sold 65,0 … more

  • 2016 Nissan Maxima Heads to Hartford This Summer

    The next Nissan Maxima is on its way for 2016, and has been created by driving enthusiasts for driving enthusiasts. The 2016 Maxima features dramatic, four-door sports car styling, with a low profile and wide, athletic stance, sitting 1.3 inches lower and 2.2 inches longer than the previous generation.

    The legendary 3.5 liter VQ-series V6 engine has been re-engineered with over 60 percent new parts, using technology used in the Nissan GT-R supercar, such as sodium filled valves. The 2016 Nissan Maxima’s V6 now puts out 300 horsepower and 261 lb-ft of torque, and is paired to a new performance-oriented Xtronic CVT transmission.

    Improvements to the drivetrain also have helped improve fuel economy, which is now 15 percent better at an … more

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