The Top Ten Parts to Maintain on Your Vehicle

October 21st, 2022 by
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We’ll be the first to say car maintenance isn’t the most exciting part of owning and enjoying your vehicle. That being said, we’d argue it’s probably the most important. Without proper maintenance, you can’t count on your vehicle to always be there for you and to get you to your destination safely, whether that’s simply…

Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Point Inspections and Why Your Car Needs Them

October 14th, 2022 by
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If you’ve heard the term multi-point inspection and, like most folks, didn’t give it much thought, you should know that these three words could mean the difference between a quick warranty repair and a catastrophic mechanical failure. Multi-point inspections, like the one your car receives during every Nissan Express Service, allow automotive technicians to diagnose…

What Does a CPO Nissan Frontier Have to Offer?

February 11th, 2022 by
A grey 2016 Nissan Frontier is shown from the side in a barn.

The Nissan Frontier has been a popular midsize truck option for decades, though it hasn’t received a lot of major updates for a while now. With an all-new model hitting the road this year, there’s a lot of excitement about the 2022 Frontier, yet this has always been a hard-working and reliable midsize option. Before…

Tips to Save Money With Your Car Lease

March 12th, 2021 by
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When it’s time for your next car purchase, there are a variety of ways to do it. You can pay cash, finance, or lease. There are pros and cons to each, but we’re going to focus on the leasing side of car buying. Just like with paying cash and financing, there are do’s and don’ts…

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Drive With Style in a Used Nissan Sentra

February 12th, 2021 by
A white 2020 Nissan Sentra with a black roof is shown from above on a highway.

Everybody knows how to shop for a brand new car. You do a little bit of research online, and then you drive on down to your dealer of choice and tell them you want to test drive a few models. Used car shopping, on the other hand, is a whole different beast. That’s why it’s…

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The Check Engine Light: What It Means and What to Do

February 12th, 2021 by
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It can happen out of nowhere and disrupt your day. If you drive a Nissan, this issue can land you at a Chicagoland Nissan service center before you know it. There you are, taking a seat in the captain’s chair. You turn the ignition, hear the familiar bells and whistles as your car welcomes you…

5 Affordable New Nissan Models You’ll Want To Test Drive Soon

January 8th, 2021 by
A red 2021 Nissan Versa is driving down that highway past the city after leaving a Joliet Car Dealership.

If you’re looking for a new vehicle, all the options of Joliet car dealerships may overwhelm you at first. There’s so much variety, so how can you know who to trust? This is where Thomas Nissan comes in. Here, we offer any type of vehicle you can think of, from cars and SUVs to trucks,…

Chicagoland: The Top 8 Nissan Models to Buy in Chicago for 2021

December 11th, 2020 by
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Chicago is a big city that can often compare to cities like New York and Los Angeles. As well as being a city with a rich history that attracts many tourists to the United States, Chicago is home to many beautiful sites that can only be seen on the Lake Michigan coast. Nonetheless, while Chicago…

Ten Things You Need to Know About Proper Tire Maintenance

December 11th, 2020 by
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An often overlooked but never unimportant aspect of car care is tire maintenance and making sure to visit the tire shop near you regularly. Many vehicle owners choose to emphasize other aspects of vehicle upkeep, such as drivetrain, interior, and exterior care, and thus take having sturdy, reliable tires as a given, or simply allow…

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Motor Oil & Filters: Checking the Pulse of your Car

November 27th, 2020 by
A gloved hand is holding an oil filter up during an oil change service.

It’s a situation that has happened to all of us. You know that you probably need to get your oil changed but can’t seem to find the time or motivation to do so. Before you realize it, you’re overdue for your oil change service. This begs the question: Why change your oil filter? Not changing…

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