Introducing the New Nissan Subscription Service

Nissan Subscription Service - Dixon, IL
Nissan Subscription Service – Dixon, IL

With so many great options in the lineup, it’s a little difficult to pick which Nissan vehicle is right for you. Luckily, with the new upcoming Nissan subscription service, you might have a chance to try them all on for size.

Nissan is trying out its new subscription service with a launch in the Houston area. The program is called “Nissan Switch,” and it will be available with two different price tiers. A Select tier costs $699 a month, and gives drivers access to Nissan models including the Altima, Rogue, and Pathfinder. For access to a wider range of models, you can choose the Premier tier for $899 a month. This adds the Nissan Maxima sedan and the Armada full-size SUV.

Subscribers must pay $495 initially in order to join the program, but after that the single monthly fee grants use of a different Nissan vehicle as often as every day. That fee includes the cost of insurance, roadside assistance, cleaning, delivery, and regular maintenance.

Arranging the next car is easy. In order to get a different Nissan, subscribers just have to log in to the Nissan Switch app, or text their own concierge to set up delivery. With the Nissan Switch program, drivers can have the right vehicle for the occasion every time, while saying goodbye to hassles like maintenance and insurance.

Find out more about Nissan’s new subscription service or other exciting news from the automaker when you call us at Ken Nelson Nissan.

Why an Eco-Friendly Vehicle Is Great for a New Driver

Nissan Leaf - Dixon, IL
Nissan Leaf – Dixon, IL

An eco-friendly vehicle could be the perfect first car for your teen driver. Today’s versions of eco-friendly cars offer just as many features as conventional gas-fueled cars, with safety systems, advanced technology and highly-efficient engines that save time and money at the pump.

Not all green cars are created equally though, and a careful search with plenty of digging is required to find the best one for your teen. You should also set a realistic budget that can narrow down your choices.

One great option is the zero-emission Nissan LEAF. Hybrids and electric vehicles are great options for your teen because they don’t pollute the environment, and they can help you teach your teen to be an efficient driver, beyond just owning an EV.

The 2019 Nissan LEAF is great for your teen driver because it’s outfitted with standard safety systems like Automatic Emergency Braking, the Nissan Advanced Braking System and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Easy-Fill Tire Alert.

In addition to the great safety features, the LEAF offers a spectrum of batteries to suit different preferences. The 62 kWh earns an EPA-estimated range of about 226 miles and also delivers a 214-horsepower rating. The 40 kWh battery delivers a range of about 150 miles and a horsepower rating of 147. No matter which battery you choose, three levels of charging makes it easy to keep the LEAF at full strength.

Experience the Nissan LEAF for yourself when you stop by Ken Nelson Nissan for a test drive.

Tips to Get Back on Track with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tips to Get Back on Track with Your New Year’s Resolutions - Dixon, IL
Tips to Get Back on Track with Your New Year’s Resolutions – Dixon, IL

If you’ve already slacked off on your New Year’s resolutions, you are not alone. According to Statistic Brain Research Institute, more than 40 percent of people who set goals for the beginning of the year abandon them in the first few months. Here are some ideas for getting those goals back on track.

Remind Yourself Why You Wanted to Do This

 Making lasting changes in our behavior can be uncomfortable, and when we feel discomfort, our natural inclination is to move back to our comfort zone. Remind yourself why your goal is important.

Look at Your Stumbles in a More Positive Light

Nothing teaches life lessons better than failure. Take a look at your situation and try to find the important lessons in it so that the next try will be more successful.

Tweak Your Goal

Sometimes your goal is not formulated correctly and you are focusing on the wrong thing. If you goal is to make more money, how are you going to get there? Perhaps a goal of finding a new job combined with reducing expenses would be a better way to go.

Ask for Help

We can’t do everything on our own. If your New Year’s resolution was to lose weight, it can be easier to do with a friend. The two of you can keep each other motivated to go to the gym and watch calories.

If one of your 2020 goals is purchasing a new ride or taking better care of your current one, contact us here at Ken Nelson Nissan

New Year’s Eve Events near Dixon, IL

New Year’s Eve Events - Dixon, IL
New Year’s Eve Events – Dixon, IL

Looking for fun New Year’s Eve events close to home? These celebrations near Dixon are only a short drive away.

Party at Bar Louie

There’s two Bar Louie locations near Dixon — the one in Geneva and the one in Naperville — but both of them are throwing a free-to-the-public New Year’s Eve party. Guests who want to go the extra mile can opt for an available $50 package that offers four drink tickets and an appetizer in addition to the champagne toast.

WhirlyBall Family Event

So many NYE celebrations are for guests 21 years of age and older. If you want to bring family along for the ride, head to WhirlyBall in Naperville. Entry is $20 for kids and $30 for adults. Things like WhirlyBall, laser tag, and bowling will be provided, as well as a lunch and dinner buffet. It also ends at 7 p.m. so you can put the little ones to bed at a reasonable hour.

Dance Party at Vargo’s Dance

Want some dance lessons before you ring in the New Year? Vargo’s Dance is kicking off their annual dance party with some lessons, so you can hustle, swing, salsa, and rumba your way into 2020. Tickets include food and a champagne toast.

Ken Nelson Nissan wishes you a fantastic 2020. And remember to call us for any vehicular needs you have in the new year.

5 Cool Christmas Gifts for Auto Enthusiasts

Christmas gifts for auto enthusiasts - Dixon, IL
Christmas gifts for auto enthusiasts – Dixon, IL

Looking for something special for the car lover in your life? Here are five awesome Christmas gifts for auto enthusiasts.

GGBAILEY Rugged All-Season Floor Mats

No car enthusiast likes to see their car’s floors get dirty. When you gift them the GGBAILEY Rugged All-Season Floor Mats for Christmas, they’ll have something that looks handsome and absorbs snow and mud throughout the winter.

ZUS Smart Rearview Camera

These days, new cars come with their own built-in back-up camera. But an older car might need its own. Enter the ZUS Smart Rearview Camera, which mounts neatly and provides the same peace of mind when maneuvering in reverse.

Sta-Bil Fuel Stabilizer

This nifty tool is perfect for your friend or family member who has a ride that they only take out for special occasions. They can add it to a new tank of gas, and the Sta-Bil Fuel Stabilizer will help prevent any issues with gasoline that sits for a while.

Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic Wax

Applying wax is easy with the Meguiar’s Hybrid Ceramic Wax. Your car enthusiast friend need only spray on a layer right after a wash, then dry with a microfiber towel.

Bellroy Key Cover

Give the car lover in your life a keychain they’ll love as much as their car. The Bellroy Key Cover is made of a premium, genuine leather, and provides a sleek way to organize keys and keep them lying flat and comfortably in a pocket or bag.

Need more gift ideas for the car geek in your life? Call us here at Ken Nelson Nissan; we’ll be happy to tell you more about Nissan accessories that you could give your loved one this holiday.