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2022 Nissan Pathfinder

See the all new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder!

2022 Nissan Pathfinder SV with black package

The Pathfinder goes back to its roots combining family with rugged! And adding new technology to boot!

Overview

  • New Drivetrain with intelligent 4WD, and 9-speed transmission
  • Modern, aggressive styling with a wider stance.
  • Nissan Safety Shield 360- Standard
  • Added Connectivity features like Apple Carplay/Android Auto, USB-C Port, Wireless Charging
  • Seating and Cargo Changes

Starting out at $34,585

Standard features include:

Engine

  • 284-hp 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6
  • Idle Stop/Start (Can be turned off)

DriveTrain

  • Choice of front-wheel drive or Intelligent 4WD 
  • Drive Mode Selector switch with Standard, Eco, Sport, Snow, and Tow modes (FWD only)
  • Drive and Terrain Mode Selector dial with Standard, Eco, Sport, Snow, Tow, Sand, and Mud/Rut modes (4WD only)
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Electronic shifter
  • Paddle shifters with manual shift mode
  • Hill start assist
  • Hill descent control (4WD only)

Suspension and Steering

  • Independent strut front suspension
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Dual-Pinion Electric Power Steering (DP-EPS)

Brakes

  • 4-wheel vented disc brakes
  • Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brake force Distribution and Brake Assist 
  • Electronic parking brake with Automatic Brake Hold

Exterior

  • Active Grille Shutter
  • LED headlights
  • LED signature daytime running lights
  • Body-color power-adjustable outside mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Black grille with chrome accents
  • Body-color outside door handles
  • Body-color bumpers
  • Black window molding
  • 1-piece liftgate with integrated spoiler
  • Towing pre-wiring 

Interior

  • Zero Gravity front seats
  • 2nd-row seats with EZ Flex® Seating System and LATCH AND GLIDE® technology 
  • 60/40 split fold-down and reclining 3rd-row seatbacks

Comfort and Convenience

  • Air conditioning with tri-zone climate controls
  • Rear window defroster with timer
  • Intelligent Auto Headlights (I-AH)
  • Front seat center console with armrest
  • 12 cup/bottle holders
  • Two 12-volt power outlets
  • Dual rear reading lights
  • Cargo area underfloor storage compartment
  • Power windows and door locks
  • Rear Door Alert 
  • Windshield wipers with mist function and headlight activation
  • Dual sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors and extensions
  • Vehicle Security System
  • Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition and front door capacitive lock/unlock sensors
  • Intelligent Driver Alertness (I-DA) 

Safety

  • Rear seat belt reminder 
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System 
  • Driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags 
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for outboard occupant head protection 
  • Driver and front-passenger supplemental knee air bags 
  • 2nd-row outboard seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags 
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control System 
  • Trailer sway control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Easy-Fill Tire Alert 
  • High Beam Assist (HBA)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) with Haptic Steering Wheel 
  • Blind Spot Warning (BSW) 
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning (I-FCW) 
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection 
  • Rear Automatic Braking (RAB) 
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) 

Audio and Entertainment

  • NissanConnect® 
  • Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System 
  • Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant 
  • Apple CarPlay® integration 
  • Android Auto™ 
  • Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® 
  • SiriusXM® Radio with Advanced Audio Features 
  • Illuminated steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Two USB connection ports (one Type-A, one Type-C) 
  • Two USB charging ports for 2nd row (one Type-A, one Type-C)

SV Features include:

Starting out at $37,375

  • Heated Outside Mirrors
  • Black roof rails
  • 10-way power drivers seat with power lumbar
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • ProPilot Assist (Steering Assist)
  • Vehicle Speed-sensitive Windshield Wipers
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Intelligent Lane Intervention
  • Intelligent Blind Spot Intervention
  • Nissan Connect with WiFi Hotspot
  • Nissan Connect Services

SL Features Include:

Starting out at $40,765

  • 18-inch metallic-gray machine-finished aluminum-alloy wheels
  • LED Fog Lights
  • Silver Roof Rails
  • 4-way power front passenger seat
  • Leather seats
  • Gun metallic Brushed interior Trim
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Door mounted step lights
  • Pro-Pilot Assist with Navi-Link
  • Rear door window sunshades
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • Homelink Universal Transcevier
  • Rear door capacitive lock/unlock sensors
  • Traffic sign recongnition
  • Front and rear sonar
  • Intelligent Rear-view monitor
  • Wireless Apple Carplay Integration with Hotspot
  • Nissan Door to Door Navigation
  • SiriusXM Traffic
  • SiriusXM Travel Link
  • One USB Charging port for third row

Platinum Features Include:

Starting out at $47,365

  • 20in Dark-metallic gray-finished aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Power folding mirrors
  • Reverse Tilt-down outside mirrors
  • Chrome body side moldings
  • Motion activated liftgate
  • Tow hitch receiver (with transmission cooler and increased tow capacity)
  • Heated and ventilated seats
  • Bronze metallic brushed interior trim
  • Stainless steel kickplates
  • Premium leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Power tilt and telescoping steering wheel
  • 120 Volt Power outlet
  • Entry/Exit Assist
  • 2-Driver Memory
  • Rain sensing windshield wipers
  • Two USB third row charging ports
  • Heated rear seats
  • Semi-aniline leather-appointed seats
  • Ambient LED interior lighting
  • 12.3-inch Advanced Drive-Assist® Display
  • Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Front central seat-mounted supplemental air bag 

Packages

SV Premium Package $2170

  • Power Panoramic Moonroof
  • Power liftgate
  • Tow Package (Tow hitch receiver, harness, and enhanced A/T cooling 6000lb max capacity)
  • 2nd Row Captain Chairs
  • 2nd Row Removable center console

SL Premium Package $2900

  • 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P255/50-20 all-season tires
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Towing prep: Tow hitch receiver, harness, and enhanced A/T cooling (6,000-lb. max capacity)
  • 2nd-row captain’s chairs
  • Heated 2nd-row seats
  • 2nd-row removable center console
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Bose® Premium audio system with 13 speakers including dual driver subwoofer

Colors

  • Premium Paint $395
  • Two-Tone Roof $350
  • Premium Paint and Two-Tone Roof $745

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Nissan Intelligent Trace Control

Nissan Intelligent Trace Control

What is Nissan Intelligent Trace Control?

Intelligent Trace Control helps enhance steering response and cornering feel by using the Vehicle Dynamic Control system to selectively apply brake pressure.

When cornering, the system helps enhance the transition from braking to accelerating by applying brake pressure to increase the load on the front wheels. In side-to-side turns and other steering maneuvers, it engages the brakes on one side of the vehicle to help turn the vehicle.

Nissan Intelligent Trace Control
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2021 Nissan Rogue

2021 nissan rogue

The all new 2021 Nissan Rogue is shattering the competition with all new features that it’s counterparts can’t mention.

With 5 new exterior Two-tone colors the Rogue is sure to please everyone.

Overview

  • Nissan Safety Shield 360 is standard on all models
  • Premium interior quality with SEMI-ANILINE leather, Zero-gravity seats
  • Family focused 2nd row amenities and conveniences: Rear HVAC vents standard available rear heated seats, butterfly style center console, and two USB ports (one type-A, one type-C.)
  • Strong, modern exterior design
  • Confident, no compromise performance

The Next-generation Platform provides 16% more high strength steel and 27% increase in torsional rigidity, yet its curb weight is lighter.

The 2021 Toyota Rav4 is a great vehicle, but it doesn’t come standard with blind spot warning, Rear Automatic Braking, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, or 10 Standard Air Bags. Yes, I said 10! Two in the front, one in each side of the front seats, one near the knee area of the front seats, two side curtain airbags, and one more coming out of the rear seat.

The 2021 Nissan Rogue earned the Top Safety Pick Plus, the highest award a vehicle can earn!

IIHS

The 2020 Honda CR-V has it’s advantages but falls short without Rear Automatic Braking, no rear heated seat option, no Hotspot, no traffic sign recognition, no side sonar, no moving object detection, and no brand name audio system like BOSE. The Honda CR-V needs to get with it and step into the 21st century, by getting rid of that Clark Griswald Wood grain trim interior.

2020 Honda CR-V Woodgrain interior
2020 Honda CR-V woodgrain interior

Both the Honda CR-V and the Toyota Rav-4 are missing features like Blind Spot Intervention to prevent you from switching lanes when you have a vehicle in the next lane and your turning signal on. No Active Ride Control to cancel the bounce motion when going over large surface bumps. My Favorite, no Zero Gravity Seats. If you haven’t experienced Zero Gravity Seats in an automobile, you don’t know what you’re missing. No USB C port. No Rear Door Alert. No electronic Shifter. No Rear Cross Traffic Alert. No Tri-zone Climate Control. No rear Passenger sunshades. No wireless Apple Carplay integration. No Heads Up Display (HUD). And also, no Easy-Fill Tire Alert.

Starting out at $27,000

Standard features include:

  • 181-hp 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine
  • Choice of front-wheel drive or Intelligent AWD
  • Drive Mode Selector switch with Normal, Eco, and Sport modes (FWD only)
  • Drive Mode Selector dial with Normal, Eco, Sport, Snow, and Off-road modes (AWD only)
  • Xtronic CVT® with electronic shifter and manual shift mode with paddle shifters
  • Hill start assist
  • Independent strut front suspension
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension
  • Dual-Pinion Electric Power Steering
  • Vehicle Motion Control including Intelligent Trace Control and Active Ride Control
  • 4-wheel vented disc brakes
  • Anti-lock Braking System with Brake Assist and Electronic Brake force Distribution 
  • Electronic parking brake with Automatic Brake Hold
  • Active Grille Shutter
  • LED low- and high-beam headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Manual folding, power-adjustable outside mirrors
  • Body-color front and rear fascia and bumpers
  • 1-piece rear liftgate
  • Roof-mounted rear spoiler
  • Zero Gravity front and outboard rear seats
  • 60/40 split fold-down and reclining rear seatbacks
  • Tilt and telescoping steering column
  • Air conditioning with digital display, rear floor ducts, and rear vents
  • Intelligent Auto Headlights
  • Front-seat center console storage compartment
  • Dual front and rear cup holders
  • Front and rear door bottle holders
  • Two 12-volt power outlets
  • Two illuminated USB connection ports (one Type-A, one Type-C) 
  • Power windows and door locks
  • Rear Door Alert 
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers with splash-free washer function
  • Rod-type sun visor extensions
  • Push Button Ignition
  • Remote keyless entry
  • NissanConnect®
  • Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System 
  • Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant 
  • Siri® Eyes Free 
  • Apple CarPlay® integration 
  • Android Auto™
  • Intelligent Driver Alertness
  • Safety Features
  • Front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters 
  • Rear outboard seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters 
  • Rear seat belt reminder 
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System 
  • Driver and front-passenger front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags 
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for outboard occupant head protection 
  • Driver and front-passenger supplemental knee air bags 
  • Rear-passenger seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags 
  • 3-across LATCH system
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control System 
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with individual tire displays and Easy-Fill Tire Alert 
  • High Beam Assist
  • Lane Departure Warning with Haptic Steering Wheel 
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection (includes cyclist detection) 
  • Rear Automatic Braking
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Audio Systems
  • Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® 
  • SiriusXM® Radio 
  • SiriusXM® Advanced Audio Features 

SV Features include:

Starting out at $28,690

  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Heated outside mirrors with integrated LED turn signals
  • Body-color outside mirrors
  • Body-color door handles
  • 8-way power driver’s seat with 2-way power lumbar support
  • Automatic Temperature Control with dual-zone climate controls
  • Two rear USB charging ports (one Type-A, one Type-C) 
  • ProPILOT Assist (Steering Assist and Intelligent Cruise Control with Full-Speed Range and Hold) [*]
  • Remote Engine Start with Intelligent Climate Control 
  • Vehicle Security System
  • NissanConnect® with Wi-Fi Hotspot [*]
  • NissanConnect® Services powered by SiriusXM® [*]
  • Intelligent Lane Intervention (I-LI) [*]
  • Intelligent Blind Spot Intervention (I-BSI) [*]
  • HD Intelligent Around View® Monitor (I-AVM) [*]
  • AM/FM audio system with 6 speakers

SL Features Include:

Starting out at $33,350

  • 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Outside mirror reverse tilt-down function
  • Black body side moldings with chrome accent
  • Motion-Activated Liftgate
  • 4-way power front-passenger seat
  • Remote fold-down rear seatbacks
  • Leather-appointed seats
  • Automatic Temperature Control with tri-zone climate controls
  • 2-driver memory for driver’s seat and outside mirrors
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System

Platinum Features Include:

Starting out at $36,780

  • Heated rear seats
  • Semi-aniline leather-appointed seats
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Ambient LED interior lighting
  • Front, Rear, and Side Sonar System 
  • 12.3-inch Advanced Drive-Assist® Display
  • Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Front central seat-mounted supplemental air bag 

Packages

SV Premium Package $2660

  • Roof rails
  • Power Panoramic Moonroof
  • Power liftgate
  • Leatherette seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Rear door window sunshades

SL Premium Package $1320

  • ProPILOT Assist with Navi-link
  • 9-inch color touch-screen display
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® integration
  • Nissan Door to Door Navigation
  • SiriusXM® Traffic
  • SiriusXM® Travel Link
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Front and Rear Sonar System
  • 10-speaker Bose® Premium audio system including dual driver subwoofer

Colors

  • Pearl White TriCoat $395
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat $395
  • Two-tone Paint – Pearl White TriCoat with Super Black roof $695
  • Two-tone Paint – Sunset Drift ChromaFlair with Super Black roof $695
  • Two-tone Paint – Caspian Blue Metallic with Super Black roof $350
  • Two-tone Paint – Champagne Silver Metallic with Super Black roof $350
  • Two-tone Paint – Boulder Gray Pearl with Super Black roof $350

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Sign up for 2022 Nissan Frontier Waiting List

As soon as these vehicle hit the lot, you will have your pick before the general public for MSRP, plus $499 dealer fee and all applicable taxes for your state. We are requiring a $500 non-refundable deposit. Deposit will go toward the purchase price of your vehicle. If you decide to not take delivery for any reason, the deposit will not be refundable. You will have 30 days to take delivery of vehicle starting from the date the first 2022 Nissan Frontier hits the lot.

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Live video of new Local Trades

Vehicle Shortage? Not at John Roberts Nissan

We have all new local trades being inspected for resale right here at John Roberts Nissan in Manchester, TN near Nashville, TN. Dealerships are hurting for inventory, but not us. We are stocking up, buying everything in sight, which means we are giving top dollar for trades! If you have a vehicle, stop by and let us appraise it in 5 minutes. It will be worth it.

Recent vehicles for sale Thursday May 27, 2021 include:

For more vehicles for sale visit www.JohnRobertsNissan.com

Technology changes faster than we can keep up with. So let me be your source for everything Nissan related.

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What is Nissan Connect and Nissan Connect Services?

Download Nissan Connect for Android and iPhone. Nissan Connect Services is basically OnStar for Nissan. If you get into an accident the vehicle will dispatch emergency vehicles to your location, you can get roadside assistance, and Nissan even offers special concierge service where you can speak to a live operator to get directions to your destination.


But the best part of Nissan Connect Services is the remote function features from your smartphone or smart device like Google Home or Amazon Alexa.

“Hey Google, start my Altima with Nissan Connect Services!”

Need to find your vehicle in a crowded parking lot or God forbid the Long Term Parking at the Airport? No problem. Either open the Nissan Connect Services App on your device and tap on the Vehicle Locator option, or even better, press the Honk horn button. Just follow the sounds of that beautiful horn honking in the distance.

Of course, you could just use your key fob, But what if you didn’t realize that your spouse had it after you already walked out of the arena to get the sweater you told them to get, before you left the vehicle. Use the app to unlock the car doors. Pretty neat.


What is Nissan Connect? Nissan Connect is basically a suite of apps that runs the infotainment system, the same way Chevrolet has MYLink, Ford uses Microsoft Sync , Jeep’s UConnect, and so on. It also brings a select few apps from your phone like Pandora, iHeart Radio, and Trip Advisor, to the display for easier navigating.

What is Nissan Connect Services? Nissan Connect Services is the paid service that allows you to use the remote features, and to stay connected to your vehicle via Nissan Connect Services App.

Download Nissan Connect Services App for Android
Download Nissan Connect Services App for Apple

Click here, if you’re looking to pair your device to Nissan with Amazon Alexa.


Click here, if you’re looking to pair your device to your Nissan with Google Home


How much does Nissan Connect Services Cost?

Every New 2020-2021 Nissan that comes with Nissan Connect Services built in, comes with a free trial of the Select Package of Nissan Connect Services for 3 years, the Premium package for 6 months, along with the Premium Plus package for 6 months. I’ll break down the differences below.


Select

$11.99/month after free 3yr trial*

Remote Access to Vehicle via the Amazon Alexa/Google Home

Remote Lock/Unlock

Vehicle Health Report

Maintenance Alert

Scheduled Maintenance Notification

In-Vehicle Messaging

Premium

$8.00/month after free 6 month trial*

Everything that comes on the Select Package

Automatic Collison Notification

Emergency Call

Connection to Roadside Assistance

Stolen Vehicle locator

Alarm notification

Remote engine Start/stop

Remote Horn and Lights

Boundary Alert

Valet Alert

Curfew Alert

Speed Alert

MyCar Finder

Connected Search

Journey Planner

Destination Download

Premium Plus

$12.99/month after free 6 month trial*

Everything that comes on the Select Package, plus Premium package

Destination Assistance-Speak to a live operator hands free

Click here to find out which Nissan models and trims levels are available for Nissan Connect and Nissan Connect Services.

*Pricing is current as of writing this post. Pricing may change in the future.

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What is a Dealer Addendum in automotive industry?

A Dealer addendum is a sticker an auto dealer will put on the vehicle to inflate the price. Usually placed right next the manufacturer sticker, they edit them to look very similar so you don’t notice that it came from the dealer. The charges usually include items like nitrogen filled tires, paint and fabric protector, full tank of gas, dealer prep, roadside assistance, etc. These items are usually difficult to verify, so you have to trust that the dealer actually put them on.

“I don’t if you know this, but dealers don’t have the best track record for honesty.”

What is a Dealer Add-on in Automotive industry?

A dealer add-on is similar to the addendum however, often times but not always, you actually get something in return for the price they charge you, such as wheel locks, pin striping, tinted windows, etc. They are easier to justify because you can actual see if the vehicle has the item described. If it doesn’t, turn around and walk straight out of there before they suck you in. A dealer that wants to charge several thousands of dollars for an item it doesn’t even have, is the biggest slap in a face to you, the buyer.

Why do dealers put addendums on vehicles?

When you try to buy a car from a dealer you may find that it is beyond difficult to get a straight answer on what it costs to buy one. Why?

If you want to buy a new kayak, the price is clearly listed. If you want to get a bid to install new floors, the contractor tells you how much he will need for a shiny new floor. Same with the doctors office (although this can be frustrating sometimes too) you will either pay a co-pay, or for the full visit out of pocket.

However, the car business preys on the ignorance of unsavvy buyers. By artificially inflating the price of the vehicle, they can then give you a “bigger” discount. This way, when you go talk to another dealer, you’ll wonder why the price is the same, but you’re getting a bigger discount from one dealer over the other.


The car business can be tricky, but if you know what to look for, it will be as easy floating down the river with the birds singing sweet melodies in your ear. I like the outdoors. If I reference it, it only serves as a motivator for me to finish writing so I can get back to the peace and tranquility of, “living a life worth examining.” There’s a little Socrates for you.


What does a Dealer Addendum Look like in automotive industry?

“Dealers will say anything to get you through the doors!”

I’ve been selling cars in the middle Tennessee area since 2012. I’ve worked in the internet department for over half those years. I’ve seen all the tricks dealers use to get buyers to their lot. Dealers will say anything to get you through the doors! Once there, they then act like your best friend, showing you cars, laughing, and having a good time. Until the time comes to sit down and go over numbers.

Sometimes, things go smoothly. You agree upon terms, and then you go into, “The Box” to see the finance manager. This is where they hit you with all the, “Required” items for purchase. All the stuff they added to the vehicle. By the way, a full tank of gas is included with nearly every manufacturer on a new vehicle, or at least with Nissan it is. And you will also receive Roadside Assistance for 3 Years or 36,000 miles whichever comes first with most Nissan models past 2016.

After agreeing upon terms and figures with the nice salesman earlier, the finance guy is now telling you they had to add several thousands of dollars to it because of the added benefits the vehicle comes with. This is where you need to walk away, right away. They will of course try to calm you down, telling you about all the benefits this car comes with opposed to the competing dealers’ vehicles, and even try to discount the inflated prices of their services to make you think you’re getting something for nothing. Or if you’re like most people, you either wont realize it’s even happening to you and unknowingly pay for it because you agreed to a monthly payment without looking at the out the door figure, or you will pay it because you’re tired of shopping, just to get out of there. Yes, this happens more than your friends and co-workers like to admit. This is why dealers keep doing it. Why stop making lots of money, if people are going to continue to pay for it?


Now I want to take a moment to make sure you know the difference between Dealer Addendums, “required products and services,” and Dealer offered optional products and services. Both the good and the bad dealers will OFFER these same products for an additional charge. Some are actually good products worth considering depending on your needs.

The paint protector would be great for anyone who wants to ensure that their vehicle stays looking like it did the day they drove it off the lot, 5 years later. The fabric protector package would give a busy mom one less thing to worry about. And anyone who has ever lost a key, dropped it in water, or had the dog chew it up would see the value in the Key Replacement package. Key fobs these days are minimum $150, with the average costing $300.

And then there is the big two, Extended Service Contracts, and GAP protection. An extended service contract is the legal term for, “Extended Warranty.” Technically, only manufacturers can offer a warranty on their product. If you decide to purchase additional coverage it would take effect after the manufacturer’s warranty has expired. Personally, I wouldn’t drive a vehicle these days without one, and that is the truth. I currently own 2 vehicles and both have service contracts on them. The way I see it, is that something is bound to go wrong (these are machines after all). Would you rather pay for it now for only $30-$40/month extra, or pay it out of pocket when you don’t have the money? It’s hard to drop $1800 on a new AC compressor when you’re not expecting it. Heck, it’s hard to drop $1000 on new tires, when you are expecting it! I’d rather be prepared for the unexpected.

And GAP Protection is well worth it if the worst should happen. GAP Protection will protect your loan in the event you total your vehicle and you owe more than it’s worth. I once had a customer who was upside down $8000 when they drove off the lot. This buyer was involved in an accident where the insurance company totaled the vehicle and they didn’t have GAP. This customer had to pay $8000 out of pocket, and didn’t have a vehicle. Thank God they were not seriously injured, but talk about a bad day. That can ruin your life for several years before bouncing back. It’s always a good idea to put money down when buying a vehicle. Roughly 20-30% down will ensure that you don’t find yourself in a sticky situation. This is the only coverage that some banks will actually require you to add this to your loan in order for you to buy.


Take a look at this addendum below. For $1900 you get Lifetime Nitrogen (overkill for vehicle tires), an accent stripe (what if you don’t want this), full tank of gas (should be free), Dealer Prep (another unnecessary fee. This is in addition to their Doc fee), and the Mountain View Care Package (What is included in this? Who knows).

Here’s another Dealer addendum. For $2600 you get Rain Repellant (Let that one soak in for just a minute), Door edge protectors (Amazon has 16ft of door edge guards for $12 and free shipping), paint sealant (I think they mean Paint Protector which is a real product, and actually works against bird droppings, sap, and UV Damage. We sell it too, we don’t require you to buy it), Nitrogen (This is a easy money maker for dealers. Charge for air. Brilliant! I bet that guy got a promotion), and 12 months roadside assistance (once again this is free for 3 years on Nissan).

I love this one. ADM, $1495. They don’t even care anymore. They know people aren’t even reading these things. They just go ahead and call it what it is, addendum. “Pay us $1500, because we want more.”

$499, not optional. We offer a Lifetime warranty too, but we don’t charge anything for it.

$2000 for Window Tint, Nitrogen, Wheel Locks, Pin Stripe, and the famous Paint Protector.

What have we learned?

  • Dealerships will do and say anything to get you through the door
  • Dealers sell real products to protect your vehicle that are worth researching
  • Buyers pay addendums more often then they like to admit. Don’t be fooled!
  • Ask for a Price Disclosure form (Breakdown of charges) before signing or even committing to anything, and before going into the Finance Office

Bogus fees and charges are everywhere. Try to find a dealer that doesn’t have addendums, or “Require” you to purchase them. There are dealers out there that try to do business the right way, by offering the best price, up front. Please do the rest of us a favor by seeking them out and not supporting those dealers who are constantly trying to get one over on everyone. If you keep shopping there, you’re only enabling their behavior.

“The best way to ensure that a company sticks around is by voting, and you’re voting with your dollar.”

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2021 Nissan Sentra Full Review

2021 nissan sentra
2021 Sentra SV

The all new 2021 Nissan Sentra SV comes with extra features that you won’t see on the base model such as: 16 inch alloy wheels, heated outside mirrors, premium cloth seats, USB C, intelligent Cruise Control, remote engine start, Nissan Connect, 8-inch color touch screen display, SiriusXM radio, 2 extra speakers, 7 inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display, Nissan intelligent Key, Front-passenger seatback pocket, rear-seat fold-down armrest with two cup holders, vented front and solid rear disc brakes, heated outside mirrors, leather wrapped steering wheel, Dual Zone automatic temperature Control, and an extra USB type A port.

2021 Nissan Sentra rosewood metallic
Inside the driver seat of 2021 Nissan Sentra

8-inch Color Touch-Screen Display for 2021 Nissan Sentra

Infotainment display of 2021 Nissan Sentra

7-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display of 2021 Nissan Sentra

Here you can see the Nissan Safety Shield 360 in action. All 2021 Nissan Sentra come standard with the 6 features that make up Nissan safety shield 360.


What’s included in Nissan Safety Shield 360?

1. Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection

2. Rear automatic braking

3. Rear cross traffic alert

4. Blind spot warning

5. Lane departure warning

6. High beam assist


2021 Nissan Sentra steering wheel

Here you can see the Intelligent Cruise Control buttons on the right side, with the distance setting button. Just below that is your Nissan Voice recognition button, and Bluetooth answer and end phone call button. To the left are your audio controls to change the station presets, volume control button, and your directional pad buttons to control the Advanced Drive-Assist Display screens with a back button down below and to the right.

2021 Nissan Sentra SV comes with 16″ Alloy Wheels

What are Zero Gravity Seats?

Nissan’s Zero Gravity Front Seats 2021 Nissan Sentra

NASA inspired, these seats are arguably the most comfortable non-luxury seats on the market. They allow the body to relax in a neutral posture to reduce fatigue on long trips. So if you commute distances over 15 miles one way, you will notice a benefit in comfort. Not available on Toyota Corolla, or Hinda Civic.


Nissan Sentra vs the competition

Sentra offers advanced handling and ride comfort features not available on Toyota Corolla, or Honda Civic like Intelligent Engine Braking to decrease brake effort , Intelligent Trace Control to keep you on your steered path, and Active Ride Control to enhance ride quality. Sentra also keeps you connected to the outside world so you can keep your eyes connected on the road with Hands-Free Text message Assistant, and Apple Carplay/Android Auto Integration, both of which are standard. You will have to buy the pricier Corolla or Civic to receive what you deserve.

You also deserve to be safe. 2021 Nissan Sentra received the Top Safety Pick from the IIHS with its 10 standard air bags; you will only find 6 on Toyota Corolla, and Honda Civic. Sentra has an available Intelligent Around-View Monitor that displays a birds eye view from top down of your vehicle along with audible warnings when someone is moving around the vehicle with Moving Object Detection. This stuff is neat! Corolla and 2021 Honda Civic’s Multi-view Rear Camera only shows you what’s behind the vehicle. Bummer!

Blind Spot warning is also standard, where Corolla has availability on higher models. Civic offers Lane Watch Camera for only the passenger side, but what if you want to change lanes on the driver side? I guess you’re on your own.

Rear Automatic Braking and Rear Cross traffic are also standard on Sentra, not available on Corolla, or Civic. There are so many advantages Sentra has over corolla and Civic, so I will just list them below.

Advantages over Corolla

  • Standard engine with more horsepower and torque (vs. 1.8-liter 4-cylinder)
    • More horsepower (149 horsepower vs. 139)
    • More torque (146 lb-ft of torque vs. 126)
  • Dual-Pinion Electric Power Steering (vs. not dual pinion)
  • Larger standard wheels and tires (16-inch vs. 15)
  • Available LED fog lights (vs. not available)
  • Zero Gravity front seats (vs. not available)
  • D-shaped steering wheel (vs. round-shaped)
  • Heated steering wheel available (vs. not available)
  • Available Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control (vs. single zone)
  • Available Type-A and Type-C USB connection ports (vs. Type-A only)
  • Available auto-dimming rearview mirror (vs. not available)
  • Standard Push Button Ignition (vs. available)
  • Intelligent Driver Alertness(I-DA) (vs. not available)
  • Rear Sonar System (vs. not available)
  • Roomy interior
    • More front and rear shoulder room13 (56.4/54.5 inches vs. 54.0/51.7)
    • More rear hip room13 (53.3 inches vs. 51.3)
    • More front leg room13 (44.0 inches vs. 42.0)
    • Greater interior passenger volume13 (96.0 cubic feet vs. 88.6 [with moonroof])
  • Larger trunk capacity13 (14.3 cubic feet vs. 13.1)

Advantages over Civic

  • Standard engine with more torque (vs. 2.0-liter 4-cylinder) (146 lb-ft of torque vs. 138)
  • Dual-Pinion Electric Power Steering (vs. Variable Ratio EPS)
  • Available two-tone color combinations (vs. not available)
  • Zero Gravity front seats (vs. not available)
  • D-shaped steering wheel (vs. round-shaped)
  • Heated steering wheel available (vs. not available)
  • Standard wiper-linked auto-on/off headlights (Intelligent Auto Headlights [I-AH]) (vs. available and not wiper-linked)
  • Available Type-A and Type-C USB connection ports (vs. Type-A only)
  • Standard Push Button Ignition (vs. available)
  • Available 8-inch color touch-screen display (vs. 7-inch display)
  • Intelligent Driver Alertness (I-DA) (vs. not available)
  • Rear Sonar System (vs. not available)
  • Available Bose® Premium audio system (vs. available premium audio system, but not brand name)
  • More rear hip room  (53.3 inches vs. 47.3)
  • More front leg room (44.0 inches vs. 42.3)

What does the 2021 Nissan Sentra cost?

Pricing for the 2021 Nissan Sentra starts at $20,600 with the destination cost and floor mats included from factory. The SV is only $1000 more and well worth it considering all the upgraded features listed above. And the SR trim is going to set you back $22,940. Also, depending on what dealer you purchase from, they will likely have fees. We only add $499 for the dealer fee from the dealership that I work for at www.JohnRobertsNissan.com

We do not have Dealer Add-ons!

It can be very frustrating trying to get a straight answer from a dealer that has “Dealer Add-ons”, or “Addendums” which are bogus fees dealers use to inflate their prices to make you think you’re getting a bigger discount when shopping.


You can add packages to the pricing above

SV Premium Package $2,270

  • 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Power sliding glass moonroof with rear-tilt feature
  • 6-way power driver’s seat with 2-way power lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • Quilted-leather-appointed interior
  • Leather-wrapped gearshift knob

SR Premium Package $2,270

  • Thin Type LED projector headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • Power sliding glass moonroof with rear-tilt feature
  • 6-way power driver’s seat with 2-way power lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • Prima-Tex™-appointed seats with orange contrast stitching
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • NissanConnect® with Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • NissanConnect® Services powered by SiriusXM®, including Over-The-Air Update Capability via built-in connectivity
  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor (I-AVM)
  • Bose® Premium audio system with 8 speakers

18-inch Black Aluminum-alloy Wheels $690 (only available on SR)

The Aspen White TriCoat and Scarlet Ember Tintcoat exterior is considered a premium paint and costs an additional $395. Also, the two-tone paint is extra:

Gun Metallic with Super Black roof $250 (picture coming soon!)

Electric Blue Metallic with Super Black roof $250 (picture coming soon!)

Aspen White TriCoat with Super Black roof $595 (picture coming soon!)

Monarch Orange Metallic with Super Black roof $595

2021 Nissan Sentra monarch orange with super black roof
2021 Nissan Sentra Monarch Orange with Super Black Roof

There are other less common accessories that you can find on a new 2021 Nissan Sentra.

I hope this article covers everything about the 2021 Nissan Sentra SV. If I missed something, please let me know in a comment below. What would you like to see next?


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2018 Subaru Outback For Sale

2018 subaru outback 3.6R touring

EyeSight, Navigation, Harman Kardon Audio


2018 subaru outback 3.6R touring

Mileage: 85,113

VIN: 4S4BSETC5J3212555


2018 subaru outback 3.6R touring

1 owner Carfax, No Accidents, Non-smoking


2018 subaru outback 3.6R touring

3.6R Touring

Subaru Symmetrical All Wheel Drive


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Rear Automatic Braking, Blind Spot Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Heated steering wheel and heated seats, leather, navigation, sunroof, X-Mode for driving offroad, Hill Start Assist.

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NADA RETAIL VALUE: $28,475

KBB RETAIL VALUE: $24,605


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See the all new 2022 Nissan Z Proto

Check out the brand new 2022 Nissan Z Proto at Nashville Cars and Coffee. Nissan assures us this is pretty close to what the Z car is going look like when it rolls off line. I’m really liking what Nissan has done with lights on our the new models.

Nissan has hit it big with the black roof design for its consumers.

I wish Dunlop would let Nissan brand these tires with their name just for the Z car. It would be very exclusive. The gold rims look great too.

I really hope this color isn’t going into production. What are your thoughts on the puke yella?