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Have It All in the 2016 Nissan Altima

Here at Lithia Nissan of Ames, we know that many midsize sedans claim to be the total package when it's so rarely the case. But, if you watched the video above, you know that the 2016 Nissan Altima is worthy of being called the "Ultimate Package" for drivers like you!

The 2016 Nissan Altima deserves such high praise by merging elements of style, power and value into a modern, fun to drive package. That's how the Altima stands out from all of those boring, cookie cutter midsize sedans!

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Second-gen 2017 Nissan Armada fully redesigned where it counts

With a full redesign comes many concerned consumers. A new generation marks the end of an era for a vehicle, and typically the next-gen version is a dramatic reimagining of the original.


As such, we're relieved to report that the completely redesigned 2017 Nissan Armada isn't completely redesigned. Sure, it's wrapped in all-new style and star-studded in the latest technologies, but the 2017 Armada retains its rugged construction with a classic body-on-frame design. This truck-based SUV boasts a sturdy steel frame and an available four-wheel-drive system for plenty of confidence

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Why the Nissan Titan XD deserves a test drive

What constitutes a "must-drive" vehicle? When it comes to the 2016 Nissan Titan XD heavy-duty pickup truck, it means confident performance and a comfortable cabin that have to be experienced to be truly appreciated.


The all-new Titan XD offers a unique sweet spot in the pickup truck segment, as it provides a ride that's less harsh than that of its HD rivals and more capable than what you'll find with its light-duty diesel competition. The Titan XD is powered by a skillful turbocharged 5.0-liter diesel V8 channeled through a six-speed automatic. Together, these make for a smooth…

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Explore the Luxurious 2017 Nissan Armada in Chicago

Our favorite Japanese automaker's flagship eight-passengers full-size SUV is back with a ton of big upgrades and they're showing it off under the bright lights at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show! The 2017 Nissan Armada looks more luxurious and powerful than ever, and the folks at have all the details.


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Nissan Green Program 2016 a Success

With air pollution on the rise, automakers like Nissan feel the responsibility to create new vehicles in a more responsible, efficient way.

In 2011, Nissan announced the Nissan Green Program 2016. The goal was to reduce carbon emissions by 20 percent by this year.

Did they make it?

After implementing the program, Nissan's CO2 fell by 22.6 percent... by 2014. Two years ahead of schedule.

How did they make such sweeping changes in such a short time?

The company utilized NESCO teams, short for Nissan Energy Saving Collaboration, to inspect manufacturing plants in Japan and globally. NESCO…

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The Nissan Sentra Gets Smart About Safety

More than even the most elaborate connective technologies, drivers want safety. No longer is safety measured in seat belts and airbags but how a vehicle responds to an encroaching accident, and drivers, no matter the age, find those vehicles that excel in this preventative safety to be incredibly admirable. The Nissan Sentra is one of those vehicles.

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This New Nissan Truck Works Harder and Smarter: the 2016 Titan XD


All-new for the coming year, the Nissan Titan and Cummins diesel-powered Titan XD are set to revolutionize the way that truck drivers work, tow, and haul in Ames, IA.

Not only does the 2016 Nissan Titan XD offer a strongly redesigned frame, chassis, and engine, it has a higher hauling capability than its classic Titan brother. Though the cab and bed are the same between these two models, this new beast boasts completely new parts and equipment otherwise.

If you've been looking for more from your half-ton--or a little less from your gas-guzzling 3/4-ton truck--the Titan XD fills…

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Sophisticated and Aggressive in the 2016 Nissan Altima

Getting inside of a gorgeous vehicle, one that's as classy as it is aggressive, is easy when you shop with our favorite Japanese automaker; the 2016 Nissan Altima sedan is calling and it's hard to resist! With a presence that can't be ignored, an elegant interior with a driver-centric center console, the convenience of Siri Hands-Free texting, remote start and keyless entry features, and even a 270 horsepower engine in the RS trim, you'll wonder how you ever got along with it. See it in action below and believe:


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Nissan Titan Concepts Amaze at SEMA

With the 2015 SEMA auto show happening right now, there are a lot of amazing vehicles from automakers all over the world. Our favorite Japanese automaker is in attendance of course and they have three Nissan Titan Concept Trucks on display that will blow your mind.

All three offering something different and progressively more specific, there's the Titan XD, Baja-Style Support Truck, and the Project Triple Nickel. Boasting new accessories, raised and lowered suspensions, and lots of power, these are concepts you definitely want to keep your eye on.


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