Get To Know The Full-Size 2024 Nissan Armada

For the 2024 model year, the Nissan Armada brings performance, the latest technology, a rugged design, and rugged styling. With an almost endless list of options, customers can find an Armada that blends perfectly into their busy lives, making it a versatile and popular option for the full-size SUV class of vehicles. Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso is proud to bring our loyal customers the best Nissan options at the most competitive prices, ensuring that you get the most value for your money. Read more to learn if the Nissan Armada is a good choice for your next new vehicle.

Nissan's Full-Size SUV Offering: The Armada

For 2024, Nissan put a lot of thought and research into the Armada to revolutionize how customers shop for a full-size SUV. The Armada has bold styling, class-leading performance, the latest safety features, and innovative tech features. The Armada is sure to impress if you are looking for excellent passenger capacity, a rugged vehicle to cross challenging terrain, or a capable workhorse to tow heavy loads.

 2024_Nissan-Armada-19-int. 2024 Nissan Armada

Aggressive Styling Makes the Armada Stand Out From the Crowd

For 2024, Nissan gave the Armada an aggressive and powerful design. The Armada rides on 18-inch wheels standard, and options for trims that have massive 22-inch wheels. Combined with its large grill, powerful headlights, and wide wheel wells, it's hard not to notice an Armada behind you in traffic. Passengers are treated to an interior designed and built around quality materials. Nissan gave the Armada optional first, and second-row captain seats. The driver and passengers sit high in the Armada, inspiring confidence and giving excellent visibility of the road ahead.

Nissan Armada Offers Class Leading Full-Size Performance

The Armada leaves the Nissan factory with a powerful Endurance V8, producing a potent 400 horsepower and 413 foot-pounds of torque. Paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission, with a manual mode, the Armada feels very responsive and quick despite its size as a full-size SUV. Optioned correctly, the Armada can tow 8,500 pounds with standard trailer brake control and sway control. If rough terrain is in your sights, the Armada can be optioned to have four-wheel drive getting you to your destination no matter how challenging the path.


The New Nissan Armada Is Loaded With the Latest Technology

The 2024 Nissan Armada is the most advanced full-size SUV produced by Nissan to date. A 12.3-inch Infotainment touchscreen controls standard Apple Carplay, Android Auto, and built-in Amazon Alexa compatibility. With four USB charging ports across the Armada's interior, everyone can keep their devices charged on long Texas road trips. The Armada also comes with:

  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • 13-speaker Bose audio system
  • Memory linked seating

With these features, the Armada is as brilliant as it is tough.

The Armada is Big on Safety

The Armada comes with Nissan's Safety Shield 360-degree monitoring system, a haptic steering wheel to give the driver quick alerts, and a rear door alert to remind passengers to check their backseat before leaving the Armada. The Armada is easy to park despite its massive size, with around-view monitor features and a smart reverse camera. On the highway, the Armada has great driver-focused features, including:

  • Automated emergency braking
  • Active blind spot monitoring
  • Intelligent forward collision warning
  • Intelligent lane intervention

When you drive an Armada, you and your passengers will reach your destination safely and comfortably.

Check Out the Armada at Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso

To experience the 2024 Armada in person, stop by our dealership for a test drive at 2547 North Expy #77/83, Brownsville, TX 78520, 956-214-2530 give us a call a or compare our inventory online to save time and money when shopping for your next full-size SUV.




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2024 Nissan Titan Full Size Truck Is Now Stronger, More Capable and Better Than Ever.

The Nissan Titan is a full-size pick-up truck that works as hard as you do. It has an impressive load capacity, powerful towing capabilities, and legendary reliability. For 2024, Nissan has given the Titan several performance, safety, and efficiency upgrades, making it the best version of the Titan to date. At Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso, we have several different configurations of the Titan series of pick-up trucks, each made to fulfill specific missions. Regardless of the version of the 2024 Titan that you choose, you can expect them all to have excellent power, the latest features, and trustworthy reliability. Look at some of the Nissan Titan trucks we have on location, ready to go home with their new owners.

The Nissan Titan Series of Full-Size Trucks

Making its debut in 2003, Nissan knew they would have to make a statement with the Titan if their truck was going to compete with the established class of full-size pick-ups. Nissan took a unique approach and offered the Titan in several different configurations so consumers could decide what options they needed and which they could live without. The Titan was, and still is, sold with the truck owners' diverse needs in mind. Regardless of your options in a Titan, you can rest assured that every Titan is durable, loaded with the newest features, and extremely reliable.


Get to Know the 2024 Titan Series of Truck's Safety and Driver Focus Features

To start with, every Titan is engineered with their owner's safety in mind. All Titan trucks come with Nissan's Safety Shield 360, a comprehensive package of driver-focused features including:

  • Automated emergency braking
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Blind spot warning
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rear automatic braking

Whatever packages you choose in a Titan will be protected by Nissan's powerful safety features. For customers who want top-of-the-line driver-focused features, the Titan can be specked to:

  • Class-exclusive Intelligent Around View Monitor
  • Intelligent cruise control
  • Intelligent driver alertness
  • Traffic sign recognition


The Titan's Legendary Performance On and Off-Road

All new Titan trucks go home with their owners protected by America's best truck warranty. A bumper-to-bumper warranty backs the Titan for five years or 100,000 miles. The 2024 Titan is powered by a robust and reliable 5.6-liter Endurance V8 engine that produces best-in-class 400 horsepower and 413 foot-pounds of torque. When properly equipped, the Titan can safely tow up to 11,050 pounds and carry a payload of over a ton at 2,360 pounds. Titan packages include four-wheel drive and off-road-specific features for those who want an equally capable off-road machine. Some available options include:

  • Four wheel drive
  • Hill start assist
  • Active brake limited slip differential
  • Hill descent control
  • Electronically locking rear differential

With a Titan equipped with off-roading in mind, you can tackle the most challenging Texas trails with confidence.


Titan Series of Truck: Built For Work

The Titan series has several options for customizing bed length and bed storage. The bed of the Titan starts at 5.5 feet and goes up to 6.5 feet, perfect for hauling large loads. The bed can be fitted with additional features including:

  • A bed Channel System
  • Tie-down cleats
  • Lockable in-bed toolboxes
  • Spray in bed-liners
  • 120-volt electrical outlet in bed

With the Titan's impressive payload capacity, there's little you can't bring with you, whether it's to the work site or deer camp.

Get America's Best Truck Warranty With The Titan at Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso

At Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso, we regularly help truck owners find the perfect Titan. Please stop by our dealership at 2547 North Expy #77/83, Brownsville, TX 78520, 956-214-2530. We can show you our extensive inventory or even help you order a Titan directly from Nissan to your specifications. We look forward to working with you on your next truck purchase.



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The 2024 Nissan Versa Has Class-Leading Features With Great Affordability

At Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso, we understand the importance of driving a quality vehicle that you can rely on, with the newest features, and at a price point that suits your budget. The Nissan Versa, a superb option for those searching for a brand-new car, is well-made, packed with the latest features, and priced to sell. Since its debut in 2006, the Versa has been a reliable choice in the subcompact car market, offering outstanding fuel efficiency and the newest features. If you're looking for a car that you can trust, Charlie Clark Nissan is here to assist you.

Nissan Versa - A Subcompact Car With Massive Value

When the Versa debuted in 2006, it revolutionized how people shopped for subcompact cars. In some markets, Nissan, recognizing the demand for a superior new vehicle that was dependable, feature-packed, and reasonably priced, developed the Versa to replace the Sentra. The Versa has maintained its popularity over the years and is now available in all markets across the United States. Whether you prefer a hatchback or a sedan, the Versa offers flexible configurations, adding to its allure for customers seeking various options in an affordable new car. The 2024 model of the Versa continues this tradition of versatility.


Save Money Without Compromising Quality with the New Nissan Versa

The Nissan Versa is an excellent option for shoppers looking to buy a new car for the first time. A Versa's MSRP starts at just $16,690, and a top-of-the-line Versa Sr can be had for just $20,700. This makes it the lowest MRSP for a new car in America. While some may assume that this means the Versa is lacking in top-of-the-line features, nothing could be further from the truth. The Versa is class-leading with the most standard safety features of any other car in its class. On top of that, the Versa received a JD Power award for "Best in Class" with its recent versions. The 2024 Nissan Versa is the most advanced version yet and continues to build the model's reputation for being an exceptional value.

Features of the 2024 Nissan Versa

The Nissan Versa leads the pack with standard safety features, including:

  • Nissan Safety Shield 360
  • Automatic emergency breaking
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure warning
  • Rear automatic braking
  • High beam assist

You don't compromise on safety when you save money with a Nissan Versa. The Versa also has ample storage room for its class, with 15 cubic feet of storage space in the trunk and fold-down seats for even more room for cargo. The Versa is powered by an efficient and reliable 1.6 liter DOHC engine generating 122 horsepower. Paired with the Xtronic transmission, the Versa gives exceptional fuel economy performance with 32mpg in the city and 40mpg on the highway. Available technology packages that come with the Versa include:

  • Apple Carplay
  • Android Auto
  • Wireless phone charging pad
  • Intelligent cruise control
  • Nissan Connect services
  • WiFi hotspot
  • Support for the My Nissan app

With the Versa, you can get the best of both worlds with a quality vehicle with the latest features and technology, combined with reliability, excellent fuel economy, and the lowest MSRP of any new car in America.


Get A Great Deal With Great Service At Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso

At Charlie Clark Nissan of El Paso, we are proud to service our community and get everyone into a car they can afford without losing out on the best new features. The Nissan Versa is an excellent car at an exceptional price if you want to be the first owner of one of our New 2024 Versa cars. Check out our showroom at 2547 North Expy #77/83, Brownsville, TX 78520, 956-214-2530 give us a call or check our massive inventory of new and used vehicles today!



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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Vs Nissan Ariya

What do you look for in your ideal electric vehicle? Are you searching for something with great potential range, power, and performance, or overall comfort? While the choice between EVs was a non-issue a little over ten years ago since so few were available on the market, there has been an influx of fantastic vehicles flooding the streets, and racing at the front of the pack are the Hyundai Ioniq 5, and the Nissan Ariya. Both are highly performing fully-electric SUVs. But which is what you are looking for? Read on and help decide which is best for your lifestyle.

Electric Motor Comparison

Currently, battery technology for most EVs is relatively standardized and limited by contemporary technology that manufacturers can produce. The Hyundai Ioniq and Nissan Ariya have several long-range battery options ranging from 216-304 miles on the Ariya and 220-303 with the Ioniq. This similar range means that it won't be much of a decision between the battery life. So, how do they perform?

Nissan Ariya Electric Motor Options

  • 214-hp, Electric Motor
  • 238-hp, Electric Motor
  • 335-hp, Electric Motor
  • 389-hp, Electric Motor

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Electric Motor Options

  • 168-hp, Electric Motor
  • 225-hp, Electric Motor
  • 320-hp, Electric Motor

On average, the Ioniq 5 can tow slightly more weight on its highest-end motor. However, the performance is lacking, and with a smoother, more powerful ride, the Ariya makes it the more attractive option for performance.

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Standard Features And Technology

In our modern generation of high-performance EVs, there are several tech features you can always expect. In the Ioniq 5 and Ariya, they share the following:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyless Entry
  • Keyless Start
  • Rear End Parking Aid

However, despite their similarities, the Nissan Ariya has some extras that are optional or outright missing from the Hyundai Ioniq 5. These extras include mirror memory profiles for various drivers, interior cargo shades, a heated steering wheel, and a revolutionary heads-up display. Therefore, when you purchase a Nissan Ariya, you get more for your dollar.

Interior Comparison Between the Ariva and Ioniq 5

Both vehicles are relatively spacious, although the Ioniq 5 has slightly more legroom in the back. Drivers and front passengers won't notice much difference, but taller folks will likely enjoy sitting in the back of the Ioniq 5 more than the Ariya. However, the Ioniq 5's interior lacks much polish and feels dated to sit within. Conversely, the Nissan Ariya pushes the envelope and provides an aesthetic that is unique to the Ariya.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 VS Nissan Ariya Final Comparison

You cannot go wrong with the Hyundai Ioniq 5 or the Nissan Ariya. Both provide excellent range, power, and standard features. Generally, the Ioniq 5 is slightly less expensive than the Ariya, depending on used mileage and choice of trim. So, which is better? The Nissan Ariya is the way to go if you want quality and performance, with a used Ioniq 5 trailing behind, thanks to its inferior build quality and lack of choice electric motor trims.

Test Drive A New Or Used Nissan Ariya Or Hyundai Ioniq 5 At Charlie Clark Nissan Of Brownsville

Breaking down the specs, pros, and cons of the current generation of electric vehicles can only go so far—the best way to make you decide to drive one for yourself and see how it suits you. Charlie Clark Nissan of Brownsville is your premier dealer of electric vehicles. Call us at 956-303-6882 or go online here to check out our expansive inventory!



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Honda CRV Vs Nissan Rogue

Due to its position at the peak of popularity in the United States, the compact SUV has saturated the market with high-quality vehicles that make the decision of what to buy incredibly difficult. When you look for the finest compact SUV, you will often find that the Honda CRV and Nissan Rogue break away from the masses and are among the best. But which one should you consider? Read on below to find out.

Honda CRV VS Nissan Rogue Standard And Optional Features

On newer standard models, the Nissan Rogue and Honda CRV share several features on the baseline. These include Bluetooth connectivity, keyless ignition, and adaptive cruise control. However, the Rogue adds a few extra essentials with the built-in satellite radio and parking assistance in the form of Nissan's Pro-Pilot automated system.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

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Honda CRV VS Nissan Rogue Power And Performance Comparison

The Rogue vs. CRV performance will change depending on your chosen model year and trim level. However, for the sake of brevity, today we will look at the most recent models as a baseline that carries through all standard trims from 2021 until now.

Nissan Rogue Specs:

Engine Power: 201 hp @ 5,600 rpm

Engine Torque: 225 ft-lb @ 2,800 rpm

Engine Configuration: Inline 3

Fuel Economy: 30 City / 37 Highway / 33 Combined MPG

Towing Capacity: 1,500 lbs

Honda CRV Specs:

Engine Power: 190 hp @ 6,000 rpm

Engine Torque:179 ft-lb @ 1,700 rpm

Engine Configuration: Inline 4

Fuel Economy: 28 City / 34 Highway / 30 Combined MPG

Towing Capacity: 1,500 lbs

If you need to tow something, both vehicles have the capacity. However, the Rogue has slightly more horsepower and torque, making it a little easier to climb hills, take on rough road conditions while towing, and generally feel more powerful and responsive when driving. Additionally, you can go farther with the Rogue thanks to its superior fuel efficiency. With its slightly smaller size, the Rogue has an increase in handling with a smaller turning radius.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

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Honda CRV VS Nissan Rogue: Which Is More Comfortable?

Since you will spend all your time inside the car, comfort and convenience are necessary. Regarding infotainment and control options, the CRV and Rogue have nearly identical layouts and interactivity, leaving the comfort winner to be decided by roominess and how the seats perform on long rides. Both the CRV and Rogue can comfortably seat five. However, the Rogue has a few extra inches of leg and headroom for taller drivers and passengers, which is not a massive concern for most of the population. What does make the difference is that, like all newer Nissan vehicles, the addition of zero gravity seats helps with posture and comfort, making the Nissan Rogue one of the best compact SUVs for long trips.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

Honda CRV VS Nissan Rogue: The Conclusion

So, when it comes down to the superior compact SUV, which is best? Despite its slightly higher price tag, the Honda CRV fails to deliver on almost all fronts. The more modestly priced Nissan Rogue is superior in all aspects, including performance, reliability, comfort, and tech. While the CRV is by no means a bad vehicle, when put up against the competition, it is destined to fade into the background noise of the crowds of other mediocre compact SUVs, making the Nissan Rogue our pick by a mile.



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Nissan Murano Vs Nissan Rogue

When considering a new or used SUV, Nissan has you covered with the Murano and Rogue models. Each of these vehicles is a technically advanced and powerful SUV. However, they share as many similarities as they do differences. While you can't go wrong with either, consider which has the capabilities and versatility that fit your particular lifestyle. Check out below to learn more and find out which is the best for you!

Nissan Murano Vs. Nissan Rogue, Size Comparison

The most apparent difference between the Rogue and Murano from a quick glance is the noticeable size differences. The Rogue is classified as a compact SUV, and the Murano is midsized. While each can comfortably seat five and has expanded cargo capacities of over 60 cubic feet in volume, the Murano offers slightly more leg and headroom. At the same time, you will have a little easier time parking and turning when driving the Rogue.

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Nissan Murano Vs. Nissan Rogue, Efficiency VS Performance

The Nissan Murano is specialized to offer a smooth and seamless driving experience while maintaining the potent performance attributes common in midsized SUVs. The newest models have a powerful 3.5 liter V6 engine and incredible acceleration. However, that power comes at a cost.

Conversely, the Nissan Rogue is one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs on the road while sacrificing little in the way of performance. Newer Nissan Rogues can reach upwards of 37 miles per gallon on the highway while maintaining about 30 in the city. Furthermore, if towing capacity is not a huge consideration for you, the 1500 lbs that a standard Rogue can haul should be ample enough for all but the heaviest cargo.

Nissan Murano Vs. Nissan Rogue, Price Differences

Due to its smaller size and engine, the Nissan Rogue also has a smaller price tag than its larger sibling. For new models, you can expect a $4,000 difference between the pair, which is consistent for used vehicles of comparable mileage and trim options. Regarding warranty, since they both fall under the Nissan brand, the Murano and Rogue each have a Basic 3 yr / 36,000 mi, Drivetrain 5 yr /60,000 mi, and complimentary roadside assistance warranties.

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Best-In-Class Driver Assistance Features

Newer models of the Nissan Murano and Rogue are natively equipped with several driver assistance features. These include the following:

  • Adaptive cruise control to assist in maintaining distance while on the open road and preventing a potential front-end crash.
  • Pro-Pilot assist 2.0 for semi-autonomous highway driving and lane assistance.
  • Front, back, and blind spot monitoring.
  • Automatic braking and pedestrian detection.
  • High beam assist technology automatically turns off high beams if an oncoming car is detected.
  • Rear cross-traffic alert to keep you safe when backing out of blind parking spaces.

Nissan Murano Vs. Nissan Rogue | Which Vehicle Is Best For Me?

You can't go wrong with a Nissan Murano or a Nissan Rogue. It ultimately comes down to whether you prefer power and size over efficiency and portability. Thanks to their similar features and peerless safety, both vehicles will impress, no matter which you choose. However, if you want to check them out for yourself, it may be time to contact Charlie Clark Nissan of Brownsville.

Get What You're Looking for at Charlie Clark Nissan

We have a wide selection of new and used Nissan vehicles, including the spectacular pairing of the Rogue and Murano. So call us today at 956-303-6882 to schedule your test drive of both, or come on in and speak to one of our sales experts to get a full breakdown of both vehicles as they help you decide which is better for you.



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Ford Edge Vs Nissan Rogue

In the United States, the SUV is the second highest-selling type of vehicle, just behind the ever-present pickup truck. Thanks to their popularity, the SUV market has become saturated with choices, necessitating research. When considering what to purchase in your search for the perfect SUV, you will likely run into the Ford Edge and the Nissan Rogue at the top of many lists. Both of these vehicles come well equipped, with excellent performance and cutting-edge technology features on newer models. But which is better for you? Read on below to see them compared side-by-side and help inform your decision.

Ford Edge vs. Nissan Rogue, Performance Comparison

Regarding performance, the Ford Edge has a bigger engine and can handle offroad conditions better. The impressive machinery inside, which caps out at 355 hp in V6 models, means that the Edge has a higher towing capacity than many SUVs and takes on any challenge put in its way. However, with the larger engine comes a far worse fuel efficiency, with the newest model sporting a meager 19mpg city and 25 mpg highway.

Conversely, the Nissan Rogue has a competent engine and performance without the added fuel costs. Newer Nissan Rogues sport an impressive 28-30 mpg in the city and upwards of 37 mpg on the highway. However, don't let the smaller engine size fool you, as the Rogue can still tow nearly 1500 lbs and represents a more versatile vehicle than the hyper-specialized Ford Edge.

Winner: Tie and heavily dependent upon personal use cases, with the Edge being better for offroading and towing while the Rogue performs well across the board.

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Ford Edge vs. Nissan Rogue, Dimensions

When parked next to one another, you may notice that the Ford Edge takes up a bit more space than the Nissan Rogue. However, the Rogue is surprisingly more spacious in comparative cargo space and functional sitting room. The Edge's design focuses purely on power and performance, with the front end and engine taking up more space at the expense of comfort and cargo.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

Ford Edge vs. Nissan Rogue, Price Comparison

When considering a new or used vehicle, the most common practice is comparing prices between competitors to inform your final decision. Here, the Nissan Rogue has a clear lead thanks to its budget-friendly design that is far less of a burden on your pocketbook. Looking at the past five model years of the vehicles, the Ford Edge puts a lot of value into its performance at great expense to the buyer. As a general rule of thumb, a used Nissan Rogue of similar trim level and mileage will be anywhere from $10,000-$12,000 cheaper than the Ford Edge. Putting the price difference into perspective, you get what you pay for with the Rogue, and the Edge does little to justify such a massive price hike.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

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Is the Ford Edge or Nissan Rogue Better For You?

The Nissan Rogue and Ford Edge have nearly the same tech and safety features, with a few extra standard features on newer Nissan Rogues. Ultimately, the decision must come down to your personal use preferences for the SUV. If you will be towing a lot and don't have a dedicated pickup, the Ford Edge is one of the best on the market. However, if you want a vehicle that is powerful enough for day-to-day life along with a bit of fun, the more fuel-efficient and modestly priced Nissan Rogue should be your first pick.

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Hyundai Tucson Vs Nissan Rogue

When shopping for a used car, it's essential to compare the competition side by side to help inform your decision. With little more than a cursory glance, it may seem that the Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Rogue have the same offerings and a similar style. However, when you break it down, both compact SUVs have several differences that can influence where you put your cash. Join us today as we look at the Nissan Rogue and Hyundai Tucson and show why the Rogue has much more going on under that similar facade.

Hyundai Tucson vs. Nissan Rogue, Performance And Driving Experience

A vehicle's performance on the pavement is possibly the most crucial factor when considering a used SUV. In this regard, the Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Rogue are incredibly close. Although, as a general rule, the Rogue has more horsepower, and its continuously variable transmission is far smoother than the Tuscon's 8-speed variable transmission configuration. Furthermore, the Rogue simply performs better. With tighter turning and a blessedly graceful response for such a bulky vehicle, it feels less floaty than the competition.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

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Hyundai Tucson vs. Nissan Rogue, Price

Nowhere is the race between the Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Rogue closer than in their prices. Overall, the Tucson is slightly more expensive, although it isn't by much, as the difference is a little less than $1,000 for comparable model years and used mileage. However, when comparing higher trim levels, the price difference becomes more evident, with the Tucson costing more for expanded features while the Rogue gains the same upper-level trims at a fraction of the higher price.

Winner: Close Edge For Nissan Rogue

Hyundai Tucson vs. Nissan Rogue, Safety Features

The Hyundai Tucson and Nissan Rogue have similar safety scores, averaging between four and five stars depending on the model year. Yet, once more, the Nissan Rogue pulls ahead, especially with newer models. At a base level, the Rogue brings several driver assistance features that are only available on higher-level trims of the Tucson. Furthermore, thanks to Nissan's Pro-Pilot 2.0 system featured on upper-level trims of newer Nissan Rogues, it still pulls ahead at a lower cost than the premium choices offered by Hyundai.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

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Hyundai Tucson vs. Nissan Rogue, Interior

You won't find much difference beyond aesthetics when considering the Hyundai Tucson or Nissan Rogue. Both have similar tech offerings, and their screens are of identical size. While the user interface of the Nissan Rogue's infotainment system is arguably more user-friendly, it comes down to personal preference on how much you want to invest in the controls.

Winner: Tie

Hyundai Tucson vs. Nissan Rogue: Which Is Better

You can't go wrong with a used Nissan Rogue or Hyundai Tucson. The Tucson may be more appealing thanks to its aesthetics and more enthralling driving experience, but with a similar look and smoother ride, the Rogue is competitive even in what the Tucson does best. With its superior driver support, greater handling, and lower price across the board, we must rank the Nissan Rogue as superior to the Tucson in almost every aspect.

Overall Winner: Nissan Rogue

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Tesla Model Y Vs Nissan Ariya

Nissan and Tesla are two of the biggest electric vehicle (EV) competitors. While EVs have traditionally been small, city-focused, and mildly efficient sedans, electric vehicles have begun moving towards larger, more powerful models that deliver greater performance. The Nissan Ariya is a high-tech and uniquely designed SUV that has come to compete with the veteran SUV Tesla Model Y. So which is the better electric SUV? Read on below to learn more about these two titans of the EV industry.

Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya, Driving Experience And Performance

Most important when considering an EV is how it performs and its efficiency. The Tesla Model Y maintains Tesla's reputation for power and long-distance driving capabilities. However, the Nissan Ariya performs just as well, keeping pace with the Model Y.

Nissan Ariya Standard Electric Motor Specs:

Range: 300 Miles

Horse Power: 214 horsepower

Torque: 221 ft-lb of torque

Charging Time: About 10 Hours

Tesla Model Y Standard Electric Motor Specs:

Range: 316 Miles

Horse Power: 384 horsepower

Torque: 375 ft-lb of torque.

Charging Time: About 10 Hours

From a purely numbers standpoint, the Tesla Model Y has superior performance and range, albeit slightly more on the long-range battery. Both models are AWD standard. In comparison, the Tesla Model Y has better horsepower and torque, but that will come at a cost. The Tesla is priced nearly $8,000 more for the standard model and breaks the $50,000 threshold.

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Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya, Comfort And Convenience

While EVs used to have to compensate for interior size and convenience to make way for hefty batteries, that is no longer the case with the newest generation. The Tesla Model Y and Nissan Ariya have taken different approaches to comfort and convenience, as the former focuses on interior cargo space. Conversely, the Ariya has placed comfort front and center. While neither car is uncomfortable to sit in for their 300+ mile ranges, the Tesla Model Y has yet to innovate and keeps the same plasticity and outdated interior that feels relatively cheap for its luxury price. The Ariya, on the other hand, has a unique approach to its interior, and with Nissan's zero-gravity seats, it is potentially the most comfortable car on the road.

Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya, Technology

One of the most significant selling points for EVs, beyond their electric-powered motor, is the innovative tech you can expect in standard models. The Tesla Model Y keeps the same design as its predecessors, with the central monolithic console screen and a little more. Both vehicles feature low-level autonomous driving, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, and driver assistance packages. However, the Nissan Ariya outpaces the Tesla Model Y thanks to the addition of Nissan's ProPilot Assist 2.0, which upgrades your driving experience.

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Tesla Model Y VS Nissan Ariya | Who is the Real Winner?

The Tesla Model Y performs slightly better than any other EV in the market. However, the Nissan Ariya can go just as far, and with expanded trim, models can reach the same levels as the Model Y without the hefty price tag. Furthermore, thanks to its focus on comfort and driver accessibility, the Nissan Ariya is our pick for the superior, well-priced, high-performance electric SUV.

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VW ID4 vs Nissan Ariya

Nissan is no stranger to fully electric vehicles, with the Nissan LEAF arriving on the market in 2014. But, over the past decade, the competition for EVs has grown hot and fierce, with the legendary company VW even jumping in and expanding its fleet beyond the tiny Gold models of the past. Despite the success of EVs in the modern market, smaller models have been stuck as short-distance city drivers, so what can you expect from the newest generation of larger and more robust crossovers? Read on to find out how the VW ID4 and Nissan Ariya perform side by side.

VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya, Interior Comparison

While we will get into the electrical motor specs in the next session, the first impression you will get of a new vehicle is how the interior feels and how comfortable you are in the cabin. The ID4 has decent quality, although the interior can feel tacky and a bit outdated thanks to the overly judicious use of cheap plastic material and relatively stiff seats that force you into a position that can quickly become uncomfortable while driving. On the other hand, the Nissan Ariya delivers a more luxurious design approach with smooth curves and soft synthetic leather, which is far more appealing than the hard-edged and cheap interior of the ID4. However, the design only tells half the story as one feature the VW delivers is 10% more cargo space thanks to its larger structure.

Winner: Narrow Lead For The Nissan Ariya, with the winner being highly dependent upon personal use and comfort preferences.

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VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya Side-By-Side Specs

Getting into the nuts and bolts of both vehicles, how do they compare from a purely performance and numbers perspective?

VW ID4 Specs:

  • Range: Maximum 275 miles, Standard 209 miles
  • Horsepower: 201 hp
  • FWD
  • Output: 0 kW
  • Charge Time: 6 to 7.5h at 220V

Nissan Ariya Specs:

  • Range: Maximum 304 miles, Standard 203 miles
  • Horsepower: 214 hp
  • FWD
  • Output:0 kW
  • Charge Time: 10 to 14h at 220V

The Nissan Ariya has a superior electric motor, performance, and driving experience. While handling is subjective and close, the Nissan Ariya has a more comfortable experience. Although the ID4 seems to charge faster, that is simply because of its smaller battery capacity and output, as each gets relatively the same mileage per minute and can make for an excellent daily driver. However, the ID4 cannot keep up at a distance and will require multiple stops to recharge, even if using DC quick charging.

Winner: Nissan Ariya

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VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya, Technology

The ID4 and Ariya come with impressive technology in their newest models. Each has adaptive cruise control and driver assistance. However, the addition of Nissan's Pro-Pilot 2.0 driver assistance package included lane-keeping service, parking assistants, and other sensors and controls, whereas the ID4 only added blind spot assistance. Therefore, it is an easy choice for tech.

Winner: Nissan Ariya

VW ID4 VS Nissan Ariya, Victory for Nissan

While it is a close race, and you can't go wrong with most modern-day electric vehicles, the Nissan Ariya is our choice for the best electric crossover on the market. The areas it falls short are minor at the worst of times, and where the Ariya excels, it stands head and shoulders above the competition.

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Toyota RAV4 Vs Nissan Rogue

While the pickup truck is still the monarch among the masses as the best-selling vehicle type in the United States, the SUV is the prince and likely the next contender to take the throne. The most popular SUV models are the compact SUVs, with the most significant following being the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue. Today, we will break down both, throw them into the arena, and see which stands poised to seize the crown as the best.

Toyota RAV4 VS Nissan Rogue, Similarities Breakdown

As competitors in the same market, the Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4 have several similar design choices. Both features on their most recent models include Bluetooth, Satellite Radio, and modern Cruise Control. Furthermore, the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue are some of the safest cars on the road, with 9.1 and 9.0 out of 10, respectively, on their safety scores. Finally, they are relatively the same regarding price, with only a $1,000 difference between new models. So, what makes them different?

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Toyota RAV4 VS Nissan Rogue, Performance And Engine Power

The first and most significant difference between the Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4 is how they perform and what you can expect when driving. In general, across all generations, the RAV4 performs a bit better off-road thanks to a more powerful engine. However, the Nissan Rogue is proficient in offroading while maintaining better fuel economy and overall handling, thanks to its slightly smaller size.

The RAV4 excels in its overall power and performance off the road compared to its competitors. Although, that is only on the all-wheel-drive models that can make the most of the potent 203 horsepower engine. Newer models of the RAV4 come armed with a multi-select tool for terrain and can be adjusted on the fly to combat mud, sand, rock and dirt, and snow.

Conversely, the Nissan Rogue is a high performer on the pavement rather than off of it. Its lighter, 201 HP engine provides better acceleration than the RAV4 thanks to greater torque clocking in at 225 ft-lbs, @ 2,800 rpm. Additionally, the Nissan Rogue has superior mileage and efficiency as it has 33 MPG combined fuel economy compared to its competitor's slightly less 29-30 MPG combined rating, meaning it goes upwards of fifty miles further on the 14.5-gallon tank that both vehicles share.

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Toyota RAV4 VS Nissan Rogue, Interior And Comfort

While the guts of a vehicle may be the most important, as you spend most of your time seated, interacting with the interior features makes comfort and ease of use one of the biggest sellers of an SUV. The Nissan Rogue takes the gold for most comfort as it makes more judicious use of its space, leading to more cargo, leg, and headroom than the RAV4. Likewise, thanks to its zero-gravity style seating, newer Nissan Rogues have far superior comfort for long drives and provide support in their seats, which is essential for long-term usage. Contrarily, the RAV4 does have a slightly larger standard infotainment system and integrated features. Although, they still have the same connectivity and function as the Nissan Rogue.

Toyota RAV4 VS Nissan Rogue, Conclusion

While it can be a hard choice between the RAV4 and Nissan Rogue, as they are similar in design and function, our pick for the winner has to go to the Rogue. Due to its incredible versatility, better overall driving experience, and superior driver comfort, the Nissan Rogue stands head and shoulder above the competition.

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Nissan Altima vs. Hyundai Sonata

The 2020's era of Nissan Altima and Hyundai Sonata has been a back-and-forth race for supremacy between the two. With a pair of similar vehicles from reputable manufacturers, how do you know which is the superior sedan to suit your needs? Check out our breakdown below to learn how the... spoiler... Nissan Altima beats out the Hyundai Sonata.

Best Parts Of The New Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is one of the most reliable sedans for the open road. It sports a potent 188 hp @ 6,000 rpm with its innovative class-exclusive VC-Turbo Engine. Armed with a colossal 12.3" infotainment screen and the marvelous zero gravity seats pioneered by Nissan, the Altima has all the best interior features. Finally, the Nissan Altima is armed with Pro Pilot Assist safety features, ensuring its NSTSA five-star safety award.

Pros Of Owning A New Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai has always ensured the Sonata was sleek and stylish inside and out. With several technology features, such as wireless phone charging, and device connectivity, the Sonata is trying something new and diverges away from the Altima's more iterative and refined design. Further, Hyundai has one of the best ten-year/ 100,000 miles powertrain warranties that any other distributor does not replicate.

Sonata And Altima Similarities

Before picking apart the differences between the Sonata and Altima, it is vital to note the features both car models have as a standard. These include the following:

  • Android Auto
  • Apple Car Play
  • Seats Up To 5
  • Over 15 Cu Ft Of Cargo Space
  • Additional Cargo Space With Flip Down Back Row Seats
  • Identical Combined Gas Mileage (The Altima has one mpg more on the highway)
  • Keyless Entry and Ignition
  • Several Trim Variants
  • Close Base Price (Sonata retails for $25,100, and the Altima has an MSRP of $25,290)
  • Similar 5-Year Ownership and Maintenance Costs

Breakdown Of Differences Between The Nissan Altima And The Hyundai Sonata

What makes the Sonata or Altima the better choice? The answer comes down to the little details rather than any glaring problem with one or the other. The Hyundai Sonata has robust features and a slightly superior engine in terms of power and torque. Although both of these advantages of the Sonata are small. In contrast, the Altima has several important factors that lead it to superiority over the most recent iteration of the Hyundai Sonata. These differences where the Altima proves superior are:

  • Better infotainment and a larger screen
  • Improved drive quality
  • Larger gas tank
  • Improved safety feature with Pro Pilot Assist
  • Recently redesigned exterior
  • The best seats on the market
  • More expansive and with better leg/headroom

While the ultimate decision is which features you want more, the Altima tends to offer more than the Hyundai Sonata. That's not to say the Sonata is a lousy car in any respect, it has to be good to stand so close to the Altima, and either can be an excellent addition for a daily driver or fleet vehicle.

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Nissan Altima vs. Toyota Camry

The Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry have been battling it out as relative equals in the mid-sized sedan market. The Camry leans on an established style and brand. In contrast, the Nissan Altima saw a massive overhaul and redesign in 2019 that provided the Altima with an update that brought it into the modern era. Each vehicle has a history of reliability and is competent in all aspects of a contemporary sedan. But, if both are so close, which is the most practical choice? Let's dive in and take a deeper look at the Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry.

Specifications Comparison of the Altima vs. Camry

The Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry have very similar engines and styles, with slight differences. We will examine the most recent models as an example breakdown.

Nissan Altima Engine Features And Specs

  • Engine Power: 188 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • Torque: 180 ft-lbs. @ 3,600 rpm
  • Engine Configuration: Inline 4
  • Transmission: Continuously variable-speed automatic
  • Fuel Economy: 28 MPG City / 39 MPG Highway / 32 MPG Combined

Toyota Camry Engine Features And Specs

  • Engine Power: 203 hp @ 6,600 rpm
  • Torque: 184 ft-lbs. @ 5,000 rpm
  • Engine Configuration: Inline 4
  • Transmission: 8-speed shiftable automatic
  • Fuel Economy: 28 MPG City / 39 MPG Highway / 32 MPG Combined

Regarding engine build quality, the Nissan Altima and Camry will need similar maintenance and have near-equal specifications. The Toyota Camry has slightly more power and torque while maintaining an equivalent fuel economy. However, you can still go further in an Altima due to a larger fuel tank.

Interior And Infotainment

While the Camry and Altima have similar design principles, there is a stark difference in quality when it comes to the interior. The Nissan Altima wins the interior battle by being slightly more distinguished in almost every regard. Additional headroom, leg room, and extra cargo space make the Altima one of the roomiest sedans on the road. Additionally, the Altima comes armed with the most extensive infotainment screen available in its class at 12.3" compared to the Camry's 9" display. The bright displays and extra room are also assisted by Nissan's patented zero gravity seats, allowing drivers and passengers in an Altima to experience less discomfort on a long drive.

Safety Breakdown

The Nissan Altima and Toyota Camry have received 5-star safety ratings from the NHTSA board on all their vehicles in the past three years. They both meet the minimum criteria and are incredibly safe cars to drive. However, the Nissan Altima with its Nissan 360 safety system has a few extra bells and whistles on standard models, which include:

  • Class-Exclusive Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Class-Exclusive Easy-Fill Tire Alert
  • 360 Degree Camera for easy parking and blindspot detection.
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection


Ultimate Conclusion

Finally, we will look at the price of each car and crown a winner. The newest line of Toyota Camry vehicles retails for $26,220, while new Nissan Altima’s have an MSRP of $25,290. With equal mileage and lifetime costs, the difference in price between the Camry and Altima is incredibly narrow, and it will fall to preference when choosing your next sedan.

Regarding performance, the Camry wins by a small margin. However, the Nissan Altima is the better choice as a total package. With more cargo space, a lower price, an incredible interior, and one of the best safety systems on the market, the Nissan Altima is the superior sedan.

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Nissan Sentra vs. Honda Civic

The Honda Civic and Nissan Sentra are veteran cars in the compact sedan market. The Civic is now in its twelfth generation, while the Sentra has had nine iterations over the past decade. So how do these two ultra-successful vehicle brands stand up to one another? Let us explore the latest editions of the Nissan Sentra and Honda Civic to determine which you would be better off buying.

Nissan Sentra Advantages And Features

The Nissan Sentra is a sleek and modern compact sedan that features some of the objectively best-designed looks in a market of very similar looking vehicles. It has a vibrant interior, and a single powertrain option beats the Civic in horsepower and gas mileage. The Sentra pulls ahead of the competition with its unique Nissan 360 standard safety features such as:

  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Available Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Class-Exclusive Easy-Fill Tire Alert

Honda Civic Advantages And Features

The Honda Civic is a very standard-looking sedan that fits the mold well without doing anything spectacular. It has a large trunk, plenty of cargo volume, and several trim and engine options. While the Civic does not match up to the Sentra in terms of gas mileage or engine power, it is competent in both while performing slightly better on the road. Finally, the Civic has a slight edge in terms of cargo space.

Civic And Sentra Similarities

Both vehicles have several similar features as they exist in the same class. These equivalent features include:

  • Comfortable seating for up to five adults
  • Extensive infotainment screen options and vibrant digital gauge clusters
  • Flip down back row for additional cargo space.
  • 360 degrees around view exterior cameras, blind spot standard on Sentra and optional on the Civic
  • Android Auto and Apple Car Play standard
  • Optional Bose sound systems, base models have a comparable seven-speaker setup in each
  • 5 Star Safety Features, although the Sentra ranks slightly above
  • Several trim variants, two additional trims on the Civic

Pricing And Warranty

Neither vehicle wins out on security as they offer the same industry standard, regular and powertrain warranties. However, in terms of pricing, they differ quite a bit. The baseline Nissan Sentra for the past two years has come in around $2,000 less than the comparable model of Civic. This trend grows as the more expensive trims of the Civic often become considerably more expensive compared to similar Sentra luxury trims.

Conclusion: The Sentra Vs. Civic Debate

While the Honda Civic is a well-crafted compact sedan, it does not seem to outdo the Sentra. Despite having fewer variant trims than the Civic, the Nissan Sentra has a better-performing base model and is the superior option by a large margin. Further, the conservative nature of the Honda Civic speaks to the brand's tendency to play things safe. Luckily for car buyers everywhere, the Sentra and Nissan are not afraid to push the envelope in design and performance. The lower base price and higher mileage drive the stylish and safer Sentra to the top of the compact sedan market.

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Nissan Rogue vs. Chevy Equinox

In a relatively crowded market of Compact SUVs, the Nissan Rogue and Chevy Equinox have an established legacy for reliability and function. But which one has more to offer? Here is how they stack up in a side-by-side comparison.

Similarities Between The Nissan Rogue and Chevy Equinox

Before examining the differences, we will quickly explore the number of similarities. Each being a budget-friendly compact SUV, the Nissan Rogue and Chevy Equinox share a similar price range. Although, the Rogue tends toward a price point of about $1000 more than the Equinox. Additionally, both vehicles share the following:

  • Seat up to Five
  • Flip down back row for extra cargo
  • Basic Warranty of 3 years/36,000 miles
  • Powertrain Warranty of 5 years/60,000 miles
  • Optional All Wheel Drive models
  • Solid Safety Features And Driver Assistance
  • Apple Car Play and Android Auto
  • Several Expanded Trim Options
  • Turbocharged Engine
  • Cloth Seats, With Optional Leather Trims

While there are several similarities between the Chevy Equinox and Nissan Rogue, they are notably different in several other aspects.

Engine Power And Gas Mileage Analysis

To start, the Nissan Rogue and Chevy Equinox have only a single-engine option. The Chevy Equinox has lagged behind the Nissan Rogue for the past few years, which means that even in preowned comparisons, the Nissan Rogue has a superior quality engine. The most recent iterations of the Chevy Equinox offer only 170 HP and 26- 31 MPG. Contrastingly, the Nissan Rogue sports a 201 HP engine with an astounding 30-37 MPG for city/highway driving, respectively.

These engine types handle differently, and the Nissan Rogue is considered the more responsive vehicle, while the Chevy Equinox has a slightly smoother, if stilted, performance. Thanks to the larger and more powerful engine, the Nissan Rogue can deliver more torque faster, providing a much more rugged drive. The Nissan Zero Gravity seat design also ensures you are comfortable the entire ride.

Nissan Rogue Advantages

The Nissan Rogue has more than just a potent engine. As mentioned in the last section, the Rogue has some of the most comfortable seats on the market. The Nissan Safety Shield offers 360-degree protection, driver assistance, automatic braking, and several other features. Finally, there is significantly more cargo space when the back row of seats is down, owing to its slightly larger design.

Chevy Equinox Advantages

The Chevy Equinox performs well and is one of the best-selling vehicles for the Chevy brand. It is slightly less expensive than the Nissan Rogue and sports similar features under its lower price tag. Further, Equinox has several nonstandard safety features contributing to its 5-star NHTSA safety rating.

Nissan Rogue Vs. Chevy Equinox: Which One Is The Right Fit For You?

The Chevy Equinox is a capable and dependable compact SUV that checks all the right boxes. It is an efficient vehicle and perfectly competent in almost all regards. For all these reasons, the Chevy Equinox is comparable to the best, but it is still not the most promising crossover SUV. The Nissan Rogue is all that makes up the Equinox and a bit more. The Nissan Rogue continues to grow better each year and outperforms the Equinox time after time, taking the edge in comfort, style, engine performance, and space.

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Nissan Leaf vs. Kia Niro

With Electric Vehicles (EVs) continuing to grow in popularity, there are several choices to consider when exploring alternative fuel vehicles. Two exciting electric vehicles are the relatively new Kia Niro EV with its Plug-In Hybrid options, alongside the veteran Nissan Leaf. These two cars are fairly standard and act as excellent introductory electric vehicles that perform with astounding versatility. But which one is more worth your time and money?

Kia Niro Breakdown

The Kia Niro is relatively new to the EV scene and only has a few fully electric models. More than likely, you will need to explore new options rather than a limited pool of preowned vehicles when considering the Niro. The Niro comes in three flavors: a hybrid model with regenerative braking technology, a plug-in hybrid that functions as a pseudo-electric vehicle, and the premier EV model. For this comparison, we will look exclusively at the EV models, as the Leaf only has an EV option. For the EV Kia Niro, it comes with the following:

  • New Starting Price: $39,550 MSRP
  • Range: 253 Miles on a full charge
  • Motor: 201 Horsepower & 188 lb-ft of torque Electric Drive
  • Displays:25-inch Digital Instrument Display and 10.25-inch Touchscreen Display w/ Navigation, Kia Connect, and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Charging Time: Around 7 hours on a standard DC outlet.

Nissan Leaf Breakdown:

The Leaf is a veteran of the EV market and has been around since the 2011 model year. Each iteration of the Leaf has improved upon the last, and it proudly stands as the most affordable EV available in the US. There are two distinct models of the Leaf, with the Plus adding more range and features for a slight bump in price. Essential specifications of the Nissan Leaf are:

  • New Starting Price: $28,040 MSRP for the standard model and $36,040 MSRP for the Plus.
  • Standard Motor: 147 horsepower with 236 lb-ft of torque
  • Plus Motor: 214 horsepower with 250 lb-ft of torque
  • Range: 149 miles on standard and up to 212 miles on the Plus with a full charge.
  • Displays: 7-inch gauge cluster and 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
  • Charging Time: Around 8 hours on a standard outlet and around 40 minutes on a fast charger.

Final Comparison

Both vehicles seat five and have a relatively similar interior style. The Niro can store more and has larger cargo space thanks to its crossover design, while the Leaf is a smaller hatchback. In terms of performance, the Leaf Plus is equal to or greater than the Niro, although the standard Leaf model flags a bit in the speed and range department. Price-wise, the Niro is far and away the more expensive model, without much to incentivize the price gap, with the Leaf Plus being roughly $3,000 cheaper than the base Niro EV.

So, which is better? While neither is perfect for everyone, the Leaf Plus, with its decent range and low price tag, is our choice for the better EV. Further, if you are searching for a smaller, 'city driver' kind of vehicle, the standard model of the Leaf is the best price for a new EV. It doesn't try to be flashy, trading functionality for form, yet performs well for routine day-to-day activities and home charging at night.

Winner: Nissan Leaf

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Nissan Altima vs. Kia K5

The two standouts in the midsized sedan race for excellence are the comfortable Nissan Altima and the sporty Kia K5. Both vehicles can seat five, have several engine options, have optional all-wheel drive, and are armed with Apple Car Play/ Android Auto standard. So how do they compare? Which performs better? Here we will explore the details of each and show which is worth your consideration for purchase.

Nissan Altima Breakdown

The newest generation of Nissan Altima’s has grown upon previous successful models and is a pinnacle of safety and comfort. The best parts of the Nissan Altima are as follows:

  • Two Engine Options: A 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine in the standard model with the option of a powerful 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4; AWD.
  • Powerful Horsepower: On the standard engine at 188 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • Space Age Technology-Inspired Seats: Nissan's newly designed front seats attempt to capture the weightlessness of zero gravity and are the peak of comfort.
  • Massive Infotainment Screen: The Nissan Altima comes standard with a large 12.3-inch display, one of the largest and most vibrant on the market.

Kia K5 Breakdown

The Kia K5 is less conservative in its design and offers a spectacular silhouette of sharp edges on the body. But how does it stack up to the Altima?

  • A Pair Of Engine Options: The K5 has a standard 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder with an optional 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4, 7-speed AWD.
  • Outstanding Warranty: Kia offers one of the best warranties with a 5-year/60,000-mile basic warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Head To Head Comparison

The Kia K5 and Nissan Altima are incredibly similar in several ways, each offering specific aesthetics that can easily tip your decision either way. However, on paper, the Nissan Altima is slightly superior to the Kia K5 in several more meaningful prospects.

Regarding engine output, the Kia K5 has a slightly less effective standard engine than the Nissan Altima, which outperforms both torque and potential. While the optional engine of the K5 is superior to the optional Altima, it does come at a significant price rise. When comparing fuel economy, they are nearly identical, although the Altima does have a slight edge by one to two MPG more than the K5.

One regard where the K5 is superior is its warranty. Kia offers a five years/60,000 miles warranty compared to Nissan's three years/36,000 miles. Further, Altima does cost slightly more, around $1000 extra, but that price increase offers a wealth of improvements in that the K5 struggles to keep pace.

For the interior, the Altima is the clear winner. While both offer significant leg/headroom and can comfortably seat five adults, that is where the comparison ends. The Altima's infotainment screen and gauge displays are much larger and brighter than the K5. Additionally, the Altima's sleek interior and advanced seats offer a level of comfort with which the K5 cannot contend. Although, in one minor aspect, the K5 has a negligible advantage of 16 cu ft of cargo space compared to the Altima's 15.4 cu ft, which most owners will not notice.

While you cannot go wrong with either of these vehicles, the Altima will get you farther in its base model than the K5. Thanks to its innovative design features, powerful engine options, and incredible performance, the Nissan Altima is one of the best midsized sedans on the market.

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Nissan Titan XD Vs. Toyota Tundra

You have to make the correct choice when buying an automobile that is just right for you. You might be looking at two comparable vehicles: the Nissan Titan XD and the Toyota Tundra. Choosing between the two could be tough, so we are here to help with an exclusive Nissan Titan XD v Toyota Tundra comparison guide.

The latest iteration of the Nissan Titan XD is an exciting and attractive vehicle with tough capabilities and advanced features, but how does it compare to the Toyota Tundra? Read on if you want to find out.

Nissan Titan XD vs Toyota Tundra Comparison Guide – Which is Your Better Choice?

Of the two, there is no doubt that the Nissan Titan XD is the more powerful truck at the standard trim. The Titan comes equipment with a powerful 5.6-liter V8 engine capable of an impressive 400 hp and 413 pb-ft of torque. The standard trim of the Toyota Tundra has a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that will give you 348 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque – powerful but not as impressive as the Titan. You can upgrade the Tundra to a V6 engine capable of 389 hp, but that’s at a premium and it’s still not as powerful as the Titan XD.

If you are thinking about a Nissan Titan XD vs Toyota Tundra choice, then you are obviously looking at an all-purpose truck that’s strong and rugged. When it comes to towing, the Nissan Titan XD is the winner here too – the King Cab 4x2 can offer you a towing capacity of 11,040 pounds when appropriately equipped. In comparison, the Toyota Tundra SR 4x2 Double Cab has a maximum towing power of 8,300 pounds.

Comparing Dimensions – Nissan Titan XD vs Toyota Tundra comparisonWhen it comes to both the Nissan Titan XD and the Toyota Tundra, what’s inside the truck is just as important as what the truck is capable of. With the Nissan Titan XD you immediately get the luxury of an extra passenger, as the Titan can seat six, while the Toyota Tundra only has room for five. That’s 119.7 cb-ft of passenger space compared to the Tundra’s 117 cb-ft.In terms of size there is little to choose between these two reliable vehicles. The Nissan Titan XD has a bed length of 78.7 inches and a bed width of 63.8 inches, depth 20.8 inches. The Toyota Tundra compares with a bed length of 77.6 inches, bed width 58.7 inches, bed depth 20.9 inches.In our opinion, the latest iteration of the Nissan Titan XD is an extremely exciting and powerful pickup truck, especially compared to the Toyota Tundra. If you want to take a closer look at the latest Nissan Titan XD, you need to head down to the Charlie Clark Nissan dealership in Brownsville. Why not speak to a member of our friendly sales support staff today? You can contact us at any time at (956) 303-6690 or contact us online here.

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Nissan Ariya Vs. Tesla Model Y

The Nissan Ariya has already been turning countless heads, despite it being one of Nissan’s newest additions to the EV market. The Tesla Model Y, which is the current number one pick for EV SUV enthusiasts now has a serious rival, it seems. People who had previously been considering the purchase of a Tesla Model Y will now be thinking about switching to the Nissan Ariya instead.

So, how will a Nissan Ariya vs Tesla Model Y comparison turn out? Which out of the two is the better EV SUV? Our exclusive Nissan Ariya vs Tesla Model Y comparison is here to find out.

The Battle of the EV SUVs – Nissan Ariya vs Tesla Model Y

The introduction of the Ariya from Nissan came as no surprise from anyone, as Nissan’s previous EV release – the Leaf – is really beginning to show its age. Nissan hopes that the Ariya will usher in a new age of premier Nissan EVs.

When being compared to the Tesla Model Y, the Nissan Ariya comes in at roughly the same size, and with a comparable level of cargo space. Of the two, the base trim of the Nissan Ariya is significantly cheaper than the Tesla Model Y, so if you are looking for a basic EV SUV that’s going to be reliable, then with the Nissan Ariya you are going to save money.

The AWD version of the Ariya has an estimated range of 265 miles, but the FWD version is estimated to up that to 300 miles. Both ranges are less than the Tesla Model Y at 330 miles, which explains why the Tesla is more expensive. If you are only likely to be using your Nissan Arya for short hops around town and transporting your children to their sports meets, then paying the premium for the Tesla Model Y does not make much sense at all.

Continuing the Comparison of the Nissan Ariya vs Tesla Model YOne criticism of Tesla Model Y drivers is that they just want to be seen driving a Tesla Model Y. If scoring virtue points is low down on your list of priorities, then the Nissan Ariya will suit you fine – in fact, from the design of the Nissan Ariya people won’t be able to tell that you are driving an EV at all with its sleek exterior and typical Nissan stylings. Inside though, you are indeed sure that you are driving an EV, with all the tech benefits such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (not available in any Tesla) as standard and an incredibly quiet cabin.We think that the Nissan Ariya has a great future ahead of it, and Tesla now has another new rival to think about seriously. If you are excited about the Nissan Ariya and want to learn more about it, then why not contact the Charlie Clark Nissan dealership in Brownsville today? You can speak to a friendly member of our support team at any time - call (956) 303-6690 or contact us online here.

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Nissan Rogue vs. Hyundai Tucson

If you are in the market for a new, premier SUV, or a high quality preowned vehicle, then no doubt you will have considered the Nissan Rogue and the Hyundai Tucson. Both vehicles are considered top of the SUV class, and many automobile owners have been more than happy with their purchase of a Nissan Rogue or a Hyundai Tucson.

When it comes to a Nissan Rogue vs Hyundai Tucson choice, the final decision can be a very difficult one. That is why we are here to help with our exclusive Nissan Rogue vs Hyundai Tucson comparison.

Nissan Rogue vs Hyundai Tucson Comparison – Price, Power and Performance

It would be nice if we all had as much money to spend on a new car as we’d like, but that’s sadly rarely ever the case, especially with cost-of-living expenses constantly on the rise. If you want to save money, then the Rogue is the correct choice immediately. For a new Hyundai Tucson, you will be paying between $1,000 and $2,000 more, depending upon the dealer you purchase from. That price difference will of course be reduced for preowned Nissan Rogues and Hyundai Tucsons, but it’s a price difference that’s always there.

Of the two, the Nissan Rogue is the more impressive-looking vehicle with the signature Nissan V-Motion grille and slim headlights that sit nicely on the bumper. The Tucson has a grille-heavy fascia that conceals slim LED headlights, but it’s a look that’s more divisive so the visual appeal of the Hyundai Tucson really is down to personal choice.

Continuing the Nissan Rogue vs Hyundai Tucson Comparison – Which is the Better SUV?The Tucson has a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that is capable of 187 hp with 175 lb-ft of torque, coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission. This makes it sound as if the Tucson has a lot of power, but in reality, that simply is not the case. The Tucson is sluggish in its acceleration, and the engine will really protest if you put your foot to the floor. If you want more power, then you are going to have to lose extra dollars from your bank account and go for the hybrid model.The Rogue also has a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, but it is one that is paired to a continuously variable transmission with 181 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. This is less powerful than the Tucson but in reality, the Rogue does a much better job of transferring that power to the road. The Rogue has more impressive acceleration than the Tucson and will give you a steady sense of power, only whining a little when you are at maximum speed. The Rogue will also give you a more comfortable ride than the Tucson.If you want to get better acquainted with the Nissan Rogue, contact the Charlie Clark dealership in Brownsville. You can speak to a friendly member of our sales support team at any time –call us at (956) 303-6690 or contact us online here.

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