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What Can Brake Services Fix?

Brakes don't usually break often and only need to be replaced around every 25 to 50 thousand miles. If you hear or feel that your brakes aren't working like they should, here are some things a brake service can fix.

When you stop by a service make sure you tell them everything you know about the problem by explaining every detail that happens when you use the brake. If you're pushing on your brakes and they feel soft like a tomato or doesn't lock when you press it all the way down then you shouldn't…
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The Check Engine Light is Not As Big A Deal as You May Fear

When your check engine light comes on you may not know what to do. Most people immediately think that there is a major problem with the engine and start to panic. They dread high repair bills, days without their car, or loss of resale value. The truth is that there are a wide variety of reasons why your check engine light may glow. The only real way to put your mind at ease is to get an engine diagnostic.

If your check engine light is on, why not go ahead and bring the vehicle down to the dealership. Our certified…
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Nissan Maxima Resale Value Receives Highest Attention From KBB

 

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When you buy a brand new vehicle, you can't wait to get it out onto the Ames roads to see what it can do. We don't blame you! It's exciting! What you'll want to put off for a while is checking out your vehicle's resale value after a few years. Every new vehicle can take a big dip in that regard. Unless you're driving the 2017 Nissan Maxima.

How do we know? Because the Maxima has won the Best…

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Nissan Rogue Wins Cars.com's 2017 Family Car of the Year

Deciding on your next family vehicle is an important choice. With so many vehicles out there trying to get your attention, how confident can you be that you're doing the best for your family? Maybe this can put your mind at ease: the Nissan Rogue has won the 2017 Family Car of the Year award from Cars.com.

How does the award winning Rogue differentiate itself for Ames drivers? Its versatility, safety, and fuel efficiency.

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Trucks To Soothe The Savage Beast Within

You may not be the SUV type, or even the practical sedan type. So where can our Ames area customers go to find reliable trucks with some guts? Our dealership is proud to stock Nissan Trucks that are rugged, dependable, and don't break the bank.

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Get Your History Lesson Here: GT-R Edition!

Who doesn't love to learn a little something new each day? That is where our favorite model, the 2017 Nissan GT-R comes in, because we have some historical information to share with you. The image below offers some insight into the model's back story, in case you didn't know it yet.

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Did You Get Your GT-R This Year?

We've all heard about the gift that keeps on giving and this year we hope you got the gift at the top of your list: the 2017 Nissan GT-R. This is a car that is more than a mode of transportation because it's stylish, sporty, and packed with great features like Bose® audio system, available all-wheel drive, LED headlights, and RearView Monitor.

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Okay, so maybe we are a couple months off, but still, it's never too early to begin considering what you want for the holidays. Take our new model inventory as an example. With so many body styles to consider, each packed with great features like Advanced Drive-Assist Display, Bluetooth hands-free phone system, and Siri® Eyes Free, these models fit into each need, budget, and personality. Don't wait until the holidays are upon us, visit us for a test drive to see what appeals to you.

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Autotrader Puts Fresh-Faced 2017 Nissan GT-R through its Paces

Without question one of our all-time favorites, we here at Lithia Nissan of Ames have nothing but love for our track-tested two-door, the 2017 Nissan GT-R. In fact, we can't even imagine a performance pony more perfect than this one.

And, judging by the clip below, it seems the GT-R has elicited a rather similar reaction from the vehicular gurus over at Autotrader.

What, in their mind, makes this sports coupe a standout? Take a look and listen right here:

Beneath the bonnet of this brute, a turbocharged 3.8-liter V6 engine holds court with a six-speed dual-clutch automatic…

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