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How to Tell If Your Ignition Requires Service

Ignition troubles can put you in quite a predicament. Without being able to reliably start your car, you could end up being late to work or unable to show up. We here at Lithia Nissan of Medford have compiled a list of some signs to watch out for if your ignition possibly requires service.
  • When you place your key in the ignition and turn it, you may notice a few different sounds coming from the ignition or the engine. This can include a whining sound, a whirring sound or even a very strong grinding sound.
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Keep Your Paint Job Fresh With Wax

We want you to be informed so that you know how to properly care for your vehicle.

Proper Waxing Procedures

If you are going to apply wax to your vehicle make sure that you have washed it and dried it off first. The application is as simple as using a microfiber cloth, or if you want to be fancy you can use an electric buffer.

Why Use Wax?

?Wax technically is a hydrocarbon at room temperature. It repels water and creates a protective layer for dirt and grime on your paint job. If you wax your vehicle a few times…

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What are the most common fluid leaks?

If you see a spot on the ground underneath your car or truck, you may be wondering what it is. It's important to know what the most common fluid leaks from vehicles are and what they mean.

Probably the most common leak is water. Your car can leak water from a number of places, including the exhaust pipe and from the heating and cooling system. This usually is normal unless you see a lot of it.

The next most common leak is oil, which is easy to notice because it leaves a black or brown stain. This can indicate…
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What Are Winter Tires?

At Lithia Nissan of Medford, we care about our drivers staying safe on the road. Medford winters require the use of winter tires, also referred to as snow tires. The different types of winter tires are studded, studless and performance.

Studded tires, as their name suggests, feature metal studs that improve your traction on ice and snow. The downside of these tires is they damage the pavement when no ice or snow is covering the road. They are also noisy. Studless tires use a special type of rubber that doesn't stiffen in cold temperatures to maintain traction. 

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Nissan Kicks Accessories Overview

Whoever said subcompact vehicles lacked technology and accessories has never driven or seen the Nissan Kicks, a popular subcompact SUV. The Nissan Kicks is filled with all kinds of accessories, each of which are custom-designed and fit as well as covered by Nissan’s three-year warranty. If you have the accessories installed by Nissan, they can also be financed. For more information, stop at Lithia Nissan of Medford.

Here are some of the more popular Nissan Kicks accessories.
  • The dealer-installed, Roof Rail crossbars are designed to carry up to 100 pounds, and they can also 
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Enjoy All The Benefits of an Electric Car With The Nissan LEAF

The Nissan LEAF here at Lithia Nissan of Medford is one of our more popular EV vehicles that come with a variety of great benefits.

One benefit in particular is that this vehicle is completely electric which means no oil changes, no gas, and most importantly, no tune-ups. Worry about sparkplugs and timing belts is always stressful, but with this vehicle, all your worries can be thrown to the side. If you enjoy a quiet ride and nothing but the sound of silence around you, you will love the cabin of the Nissan LEAF

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3 Features to Look for in a Dog-Friendly Vehicle

Waterproof Upholstery

As a dog owner, we all know that there is always the possibility of our beloved friend having an accident during long road trips. To avoid your upholstery becoming ruined by your dog getting sick during a car ride, it is ideal to purchase a vehicle with waterproof upholstery. Having this style of upholstery will also save you from hours of cleaning trying to get rid of obnoxious stains.

Pet Barriers

Here at Lithia Nissan of Medford, we believe that pet barriers are a necessary feature for every dog owner to have in their vehicle. If you own…
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The Reduction of Glare with Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors

Being well informed about the safety features in your vehicle is something we at Lithia Nissan of Medford feel is extremely important. We are excited to bring you a quick breakdown of how auto-dimming rearview mirrors actually work.

Auto-dimming rearview mirrors provide a reduction in the glare produced by headlights of vehicles behind you at night. This is done through a process known as electrochromism. Auto-dimming mirrors contain a transparent gel that is placed between the two pieces of glass that make up the mirror. 

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Nissan Titan Can Multitask

The Nissan Titan is a truck that can multitask. It can haul the things that you need, tow and it can double as a remote office. Lithia Nissan of Medford has Nissan Titans that can do all of this and also have a few extra interior amenities too. It is the perfect truck for life.

The Titan has plenty of storage space under the seat. It has a versatile space that can be configured to haul cargo, or you can flip down the back seat and have a desk. It has a 7" display that has 13 full-color screens. You…
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Is The Nissan Altima Right for You?

At Lithia Nissan of Medford we know that car buyers want a car that is safe, reliable, attractive, and of course, fun to drive. The Nissan Altima has a lot to offer, and there’s a good chance it may be the car you have been looking for. Whether you are looking for something fuel-efficient for your work commute or something that handles the road well for your weekend trips, the Nissan Altima can meet your needs.

Safety matters and the Nissan Altima has numerous safety features to protect you while driving around Medford

 

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