2013 Altima Awarded ‘Best New Model in Class’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

2013 AltimaThe 2013 Altima has done it again! Since launching in 2012, Nissan’s completely redesigned midsize sedan has received numerous awards and accolades. Recently Altima earned another title to add to its already impressive list as it was awarded ‘Best New Model’ in the $25,000-$30,000 price range by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.  

Kiplinger has been a trusted source for personal finance and business forecasts for years. Annually, the online source combs through hundreds of vehicles to award the best values in its yearly buyer’s guide. Winner of these awards are ranged by price, performance, safety, roominess, value, and driving impressions.

“The Nissan Altima has coma long way in the 20 years since it was first introduce,” said Al Castignetti, Nissan Division Vice President and General Manager. “We took great strides to completely redesign this vehicle with a number of innovative features that improve upon the driving experience while maintaining its affordability. Being honored by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance validates all of our hard work and highlights our passion for developing innovative yet affordable products.”

Find the stylishly award-winning 2013 Altima now at James Ceranti Nissan. Visit our Greenville, MS dealership for a test drive today! Learn more about Altima and other great Nissan vehicles online at www.jamescerantinissan.net.

Nissan Resonance Wins EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle

ResonanceIf you have ever wanted to go to space, the Nissan Resonance concept might be the closest you get.   The futuristic crossover was awarded the 2013 EyesOn Design Award for Best Concept Vehicle shortly after being revealed earlier this month at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

The EyesOn Design Award recognizes cars that have been built with skill and creativity.  The areas focused on are aesthetics, innovation, concept implementation, functionality, and spirit.  These are all elements the Resonance concept embodies.

Nissan designers specifically designed the crossover in a fashion that would evoke feelings of what “first-class space travel” might be like.  The result: a perfect combination of luxury, comfort, and high-technology that makes you feel like you’re in an exclusive VIP lounge.  With sweeping lines, open and airy architecture, and soft materials, the Nissan Resonance was built with sophistication.

The Resonance concept is the direction Nissan is headed for a future crossover with a smart and edgy design. Check back for future blog posts to see if this concept becomes a reality!

2014 Versa Note Heading to Dealerships this Summer

2014 Nissan Versa NoteThe Nissan Versa lineup will get a dramatic new look inside and out with the arrival of the 2014 Nissan Versa Note later this year. This second-generation hatchback will be offered in a range of well-equipped trim levels with many available innovative features. CVT-equipped model are projected to achieve estimated fuel economy ratings of 40 mpg highway.

“As the entry segment is expanding with new models and nameplates, it’s not enough to offer value alone,” said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc. “The new Nissan Versa Note shakes up the category by satisfying both the emotional and rational needs with features that are truly unexpected in the class – such as sleek styling and advanced innovation features like our Around View® Monitor parking assist system at an affordable price.”

The 2014 Versa Note’s exterior will be garnished with modern styling cues and the spacious interior will host a variety of amenities. The Versa Note is able to offer so much for so little, as the starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) remains at one of the lowest in its class.

For more information on the 2014 Nissan Versa Note, visit our Greenville, MS dealership in person. Watch for its arrival this summer by viewing our current inventory offerings at www.jamescerantinissan.net.

Versa Dominated Subcompact Sales of 2012

Nissan VersaA spacious interior, large trunk space, excellent fuel economy, and low starting price make the Nissan Versa a great pick for first time car buyers and for those shopping on a budget. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that the Nissan Versa has been announced as the best-selling subcompact car of 2012. This small and surprisingly roomy sedan can be found now at James Ceranti Nissan.

Powered by a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine producing 109 horsepower, the Nissan Versa achieves an EPA estimated 27 mpg city and 36 mpg highway fuel ratings. Features on the base model include a trip computer, auxiliary power outlet, adjustable steering wheel, power steering, remote trunk release, MP3 player, air conditioning, and a CD player. Options offered on higher trim levels include cruise control, fog lamps, keyless start, a back-up camera, satellite radio, and wireless cell phone hookup. The Versa is able to offer all of this with a starting price lower than other vehicles in its class.

If you are in the market for a small car that is big on space and fuel efficiency, the Nissan Versa is the right choice for you. Come test drive the Versa at our Greenville dealership today to find out why it was the best-selling subcompact car of 2012. View photos and information of the Versa or other great Nissan models online at www.jamescerantinisan.net.