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Nissan Titan: The Every-Duty Truck

What do you demand from your truck? We’re excited to show you the different performance features of this popular full-size pickup truck, the 2018 Nissan Titan

With a V8 Titan Endurance gas engine, you have up to 390 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque under the hood of your pickup truck. Even better is that the engine uses a variable valve event and lift technology that helps to improve your fuel efficiency without sacrificing power.

Coupled with this powerful engine, is an adaptable 4-wheel drive system. If you’re driving on the highway on a clear day, you probably…

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Enhance Safety for Your Family in the Nissan Maxima

With its 300-horsepower performance and sculpted aerodynamic design, the Nissan Maxima seems tailor-made for sports-car enthusiasts who also crave luxury. But seating for five, fuel efficiency at 30 MPG and numerous safety features make this full-size sedan a natural for family transportation.

The most precious passengers, your kids, are protected by the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children System. With it, you can easily secure compatible child restraints in the back without the inconvenience of a locking clip or seat belts. If you experience an accident...

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Are Your Headlights in Subpar Condition?

Your car's headlights are the first thing oncoming traffic sees when you drive at night or on a 2-lane road. Because of this, it's very important you keep your headlights in perfect condition. Have you recently noticed a problem with your headlights? It's time to figure out what the problem could be.

A common issue with headlights is simply that the bulbs burn out. LED bulbs occasionally need to be replaced. Your technician may need to remove your car's bumper to do this but can perform the change quite easily. Another problem could be that the…

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How You Know Your Ignition Needs Service

Your car's ignition switch gets used more than almost any other switch in your vehicle. This means that it can wear out the fastest. The switch is located on the steering column of your car. If your ignition switch is not working properly, your car may fail to start or will stall after you have turned the engine on. If you notice that your car stalls soon after you start it, this could be a sign of a faulty switch.

Your ignition switch also powers on many of the electronic accessories in your vehicle. If the car turns on…

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3,000-Mile Myth


As a car owner you understand the importance of having your engine oiled changed, but with so many myths out there it can be confusing as to when you will need this service done. Below is a common myth about engine oil, followed by the truth:

Myth- Engine Oil Needs To Be Changed Every 3000 Miles

Fact- While this may have been true years ago it is no longer the case. You should first check your owner’s manual and see what the recommended motor oil is and how often it should be changed. Today the interval between oil changes…
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Does Your Vehicle Need Alignment Service?

You've started to notice the tell-tale signs of misaligned wheels, but you're wondering if you can push that maintenance off to save some money. Maybe it was the vibration in the steering wheel starting to irritate your hands on local Meridian, MS streets, or the way you always seem to pull to the right or left while going straight. Regardless, if you aim to save money down the road, have the car inspected for alignment issues.

A misaligned vehicle may seem completely drivable, but the real costs sneak up on you in lost fuel efficiency and uneven tire…

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How do Extreme Weather Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

Enjoying the seasons is so much easier when you’re not stranded on a bitterly cold or brutally hot day with a dead battery. If you live in an area that doesn’t maintain a moderate temperature all year, you know all too well what temperature extremes can mean to your battery’s operation. Keeping it maintained will alleviate problems down the road.

Cold creates a great deal of extra work for your vehicle’s system. When the temperature drops below freezing, motor oil begins to thicken. It takes more energy from the starter relay and the battery to turn…

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Move Over to Prevent a Fatality

All 50 states have what is known as the "Move Over Laws" these laws state that drivers need to switch into a farther lane or if that is not possible to do safely, to slow down. It is recommended that drivers slow down by at least 15 mph to reduce the risk of causing a highway fatality.

According to the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition, more than 200 highway workers are killed…

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Do You Know How Often You Should Really Change Your Oil?

Do you know how often you should really change the oil in your vehicle? Is there a chance you are changing the oil too often? Could you be wasting time, money and energy? It's a myth that every car needs an oil change every 3,000 miles. Older vehicles typically needed oil changes at such intervals. Newer cars in the past 20 years have been designed to last much longer without an oil change.

A typical oil change for a modern vehicle is 7,000 miles. You can consult your owner's manual for your specific suggested intervals. You…

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Rely on Nissan of Meridian for All Your OEM Auto Part Needs

Between your local parts stores and the vast availability of aftermarket replacement auto parts on the Internet, your options are all but limitless.

But here at Nissan of Meridian, we believe that getting your parts here at the dealership is still your best option. Choosing your parts from the experienced staff here at Nissan of Meridian ensures that you are going to have an expert on your vehicle helping you to make sure that you get the best part the first time.

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