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Nissan Pathfinder Performance Review


Nissan has re-engineered its Pathfinder lineup and found a great balance between power and fuel efficiency. While it's ranked as one of the top midsize SUVs for value, the Pathfinder delivers power in the standard model easily. You get 284 horsepower from a 3.5-liter V6 engine in the base Pathfinder. However, you can upgrade to get more power with some of the higher trims.

While front-wheel drive is standard, you can also choose an all-wheel drive variable transmission that lets you choose the configuration on the fly. This is helpful for drivers who experience a variety of different…
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Nissan Maxima Interior

The 2018 Nissan Maxima is a vehicle that brings a lot to the table both inside and out. You get plenty of power under the hood, this vehicle handles the road with ease and there are enough safety features and air bags throughout the vehicle that you will feel safe getting behind the wheel and putting your family in the back seat. When it comes to the interior features of the Maxima, you get luxury coupled with affordability.

The Maxima has some of the most beautiful and impressive sun roofs around. You get two separate sun roofs for the front…

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Learn About Synthetic Oil

You have probably heard about conventional motor oil and synthetic motor oil, but you might not understand the difference. We love sharing our knowledge with neighbors like you.

Let's quickly define conventional oil. Simply, it is the closest mixture to crude oil that can be used to lubricate your car's engine. On the other hand, synthetic oil is a lab-formulated product. Oil brands produce synthetic oil to fight extreme driving conditions and to help high-mileage cars last longer. You can also find synthetic-blend oil, which is a product that contains lab-formulated oil...

 

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Are You Ready For New Wiper Blades? Here's What You Need to Know

One of the most important parts of car maintenance is making sure your windshield wiper blades are working correctly. While most car owners understand the importance of regular oil changes and maintenance checks, not everyone remembers to change and replace their windshield wiper blades until it's too late.

If you own your own vehicle, you know how difficult driving in rain and snow can be. Without working windshield wiper blades, this will be even more challenging. Don't make driving harder than it has to be. If your windshield wiper blades...

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The Importance of Quality Brake Pads

When you're driving your vehicle on the crowded streets of Williamsburg, it's important that you are able to stop your vehicle safely. Good brake pads are one of the important components in bringing your vehicle to a safe stop.

Brake pads on your vehicle press against the brake rotors when put your foot down on the brake pedal. If the pads or worn down, you won't be able to stop as well. One sign of poor brake pads is a squealing noise in the wheels when you put on the brakes. If you hear a grinding noise…

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The Time for Seasonal Maintenance is Upon Us


If you are not sure why you have your vehicle into the service center for seasonal maintenance, these reasons should help you to see what you can expect while your car is on the life.
  • The oil filter will be changed with the right OEM replacement and then the oil grade right for this time of year will be added.
  • The front end alignment will be checked and adjusted if needed.
  • The tires will be removed an checked for wear…
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Wheel Alignment


People often just compensate for misaligned wheels by correcting the steering wheel as they drive. Driving your vehicle shouldn’t involve that kind of effort, however, and aside from the additional work you’re performing to keep your car straight, it also affects other aspects of performance.

Trying to stop, especially on wet pavement, in a vehicle with misaligned tires creates a situation where you don’t have as good of control of your vehicle as you should. You may also think that your vehicle should be getting better gas mileage. You’re most likely correct if the wheels are…
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Appearances Are Not the Only Difference with Spare Tires


If you take a look at a full-size spare tire and a temporary compact tire, then you can clearly see that the two are completely different in size. However, after driving with either of them installed, the difference is even more apparent.

A full-size spare tire is similar to the tire that is already on your vehicle; however, a compact spare tire will not only look strange on your vehicle, but it will also cause a very noticeable difference in your driving capability. A compact spare tire is not designed to be used for long-term. 
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The Importance of Your Timing Belt


When it comes to your engine, timing is everything. If the camshaft and crankshaft stop turning in a specific rhythm with each other, the entire engine will stop functioning and the vehicle will shut down.

This synchronized operation of the valves and pistons in your engine is the concern of the timing belt. If this crucial belt begins to wear or weaken, you will notice that you have trouble starting your vehicle. You may also hear strange high-pitched sounds coming from your engine. If this is the case, your timing belt probably needs to be changed right away to prevent…
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Better Engines and Oil Mean Fewer Oil Changes

If you do a lot of driving, you probably feel like you're always in for an oil change. Priority Nissan Williamsburg has great news for you. If your vehicle was manufactured within the last 20 years, you probably don't need and oil change until 5,000 or more miles. Technology has significantly improved the efficiency of both oil and engines.

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