2022 Nissan Summer Driving

Whether you’re hitting the road with your significant other in your Nissan car, taking the whole family in your Nissan SUV or taking the family and a camper or boat in your Nissan Pickup, here are a few helpful Ramsey Nissan summer driving tips that will not only help you prepare for your trip but to assist you in arriving safely. Before you head out on your next adventure, here is what you'll want to know…

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Plan Ahead for Your Nissan Summer Roadtrips

The key to reducing stress and being prepared is to plan ahead.
  • Check Weather Reports. Mother Nature can affect your travels, be sure you are aware of potential storms.
  • Clean Car Interior and Exterior. Remove unnecessary items and clutter, vacuum, wash your windows and the exterior of your vehicle.
  • Fill Up. Whether your driving an electric vehicle like the Nissan Leaf or a gas-powered vehicle like the Nissan Rogue Sport you'll want to be sure to fuel-up at the start of your trip. If driving hybrid-electric vehicles, keep gasoline in the tank to support the gasoline engine if necessary.
  • Plan Your Route. While Nissan's Door to Door Navigation will help you on your journey, planning your route reduces stress and offers confidence on the road.
  • Get Plenty of Sleep. A rested driver is an alert driver.
Nissan Cargo Space

Unexpected situations can happen, make sure you’re packed properly. Here are a few key items you will want to be sure to pack along for the ride:
  • Don’t Forget Your Sunglasses
  • Cell Phone Charger
  • Flashlight
  • Flares or Warning Devices
  • Emergency Repair Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Vehicle Manual
  • Snacks and Water, avoid items that can melt such as chocolate
  • Map
Nissan's Under-Floor Cargo Area

Vehicles including the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Rogue offer features like cargo-area under-floor storage that not only adds additional storage space, but keeps items out-of-sight for safety.
Ensure car seats and booster seats are secured and properly installed, be sure to always Buckle Up and Never Drink and Drive.

Nissan Tire Pressure Monitoring System TPMS

Key Elements To Check That Your Nissan is Ready for Summer:

  • Check Oil
  • Check Tires and Tire Pressure
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Lights
  • Check Fluid Levels, brake, power steering, windshield washer
  • Check Belts and Hoses
  • Check Air Conditioning
While the Nissan lineup includes an abundance of standard and available driver assistance technologies, its key to start alert of your surroundings. Summertime means more people will be out-and-about and winter takes a toll on the road’s surface.
Watch For:
  • Potholes
  • Motorcycles
  • Pedestrians and Pets

Nissan Driver-Assist Technologies

Key Nissan Driver Assist and Safety Technology Features:

  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Rear Automatic Braking
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • High Beam Assist
  • Intelligent Cruise Control
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Advanced Driver-Assist® Display
  • Intelligent Driver Alertness
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Front/Rear Sonar System
  • ProPILOT Assist with Navi-link
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with Easy-Fill Alert

Nissan Pickup Loading and Towing Tips NJ

Pack Your Vehicle Wisely

Avoid overpacking your vehicle and make sure items are safely secured. If you're traveling with items on a roof rack, ensure straps are secured safely and are not dangling which can cause straps to loosen and jeopardize that your load is secure.

2022 Nissan Titan Tow Safely Tips

Towing Tips for Nissan Drivers

Whether you're new to towing or having been hauling for years, pulling a trailer behind your vehicle can be an added element to compromise your safety. Whether you are using an SUV or pickup truck, below is a few helpful tips to help ensure you and your family make it to your destination safely.
  • Check your trailer or camper to ensure it is safe to tow
  • Check Tires to ensure they are free from wear and properly inflated
  • Check Lights
  • Check Brakes
  • Ensure you’re not towing more than your Nissan truck or SUV can handle. Check the towing capacity of your vehicle located in your vehicle’s manual. The GVRW of your trailer should never exceed your vehicle’s towing rating.
  • Whether you’re using a hitch mount receiver, drop hitch ball mount or gooseneck hitch, you’ll want to ensure you have the proper hitch for your trailer and load and be sure it is properly hitched to the tow vehicle. Be sure to safely attach safety chains.
  • When loading your trailer or camper, ensure you have properly loaded items and your cargo is secured and the weight distribution is equal. Unsecured items can shift, cause unequal weight distribution which can result in losing control your your vehicle and/or camper or trailer.

Nissan Intelligent Around View® Monitor

Key Nissan Towing Features:

  • Remote Trailer Light Check
  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Integrated Trailer Brake Control
  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Tow Mirrors
  • Tow-Haul Mode

Nissan Accessories including bike racks and cross rails

Accessorize Your Nissan Vehicle for Summmer

Ramsey Nissan is here to help you get ready for your next adventure and arriving there safely. Nissan accessories not only make your Nissan your own, but make traveling easier with key accessories including:
  • All-Season Floor Mats
  • Roof Rail Crossbars
  • Bike Racks
  • Kayak Racks
  • Pet Dividers
  • Tow Hitch Receiver
  • Hitch Ball Mount
  • Trailer Tow Harness
  • And More!
Nissan Family Road Trips Preparation

Before you head out on your next family adventure, be sure to plan ahead, be prepared, take your time, check your vehicle and your load carefully – and enjoy the ride!
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