Month: July 2014

VIDEO: Nissan Sentra — Lyft Sing-Along

What do you think of this video? Stop by Midway Nissan today to take a Sentra for a spin–singing optional.

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Hidden Perks of AAA

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When you think of AAA, you probably think of roadside assistance–towing, jumpstarts, etc. But did you know that your AAA membership can also score you discounts, financial services, and other perks? If you don’t have a membership, here’s why you might want to consider one… And if you do have one, make sure you’re taking advantage of these hidden perks!

  • Travel Services & Discounts: You can get free domestic maps, tourbook guides, and travel planners when you stop by your local AAA branch. The free tourbook guides offer a ton of information on the route and area you plan on travelling. If you’re gearing up for a road trip, it’s a good idea to have a paper map. If you lose signal, or your battery dies, you’ll still be covered. You can also use the TripTik Travel Planner on your branch’s web site.

  • Theme Park Tickets: You can save money on tickets to several theme parks, and even get a discount on merchandise inside. Universal Studios, Disney parks, Six Flags, and many others give AAA discounts on admission. Sometimes AAA will even do Member Appreciation Days and offer tickets for specific dates far cheaper than their own standard discounts.

  • Parking: In metropolitan areas, where parking can be a real pain, some lots and garages will give discounts to AAA members. You can also find parking discounts for airport parking.

See more hidden AAA perks over at Lifehacker.

Rogue Named ‘Best Crossover’ for Families

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We’ve always known that Rogue is the ultimate SUV for family road trips and daily errands like taking the kids to school and ballet practice, but now two of the nation’s most esteemed automotive publication’s have recognized its impressive family-pleasing qualities, too! On Edmunds.com and Parents magazine’s list of 10 Best Family Cars, the 2014 Nissan Rogue received top honors in the crossover category!

It was voted in based on its excellent safety scores and Top Safety Pick title, convenient interior design, competitive price and high-tech performance features. Hundreds of vehicles were assessed, but only the 10 most family friendly cars and SUVs were chosen for the list, and we’re proud that the 2014 Rogue was selected over all other crossovers for the award!

Redesigned for the 2014 model year, Rogue shows off new styling and a plethora of advanced new features. Just a few of the SUV’s most notable highlights include its class-exclusive EZ Flex Seating System, segment-best fuel economy, class-leading cargo capacity and unbeatable starting price. For more details, please read our 2014 Nissan Rogue review.

“On behalf of all of our Nissan families, it’s an honor to receive this award from Parents and Edmunds.com for the all-new 2014 Rogue. With its combination of innovative features and a strong value equation, the Rogue allows families to ride in comfort and style without burning a hole in the pocket book,” said Fred Diaz, senior vice president, Nissan Sales & Marketing and Operations.