The Importance of Your Time Belt

While a timing belt may seem like something small, it plays a crucial role in the proper operation of your engine. A timing belt synchronizes the workings of the camshaft and the crankshaft in order to the engine to run at all. The camshaft opens and closes engine valves. The crankshaft coordinates the operation of the pistons.

One crucial area of vehicle service is making certain a timing belt is in prime condition. An owner's manual recommends when a timing belt should be replaced. In addition, you should have the timing belt inspected...

 

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Winter Car Care Tips That Help Your Vehicle Stay in Good Condition

Our Gregoris Nissan team likes to help Valley Stream drivers keep their vehicles in good shape. Harsh conditions during the winter, such as heavy snow and freezing temperatures, can be taxing on your vehicle. Here are a few tips that can help you keep your car in good condition during the winter.

Worn tires can be extremely dangerous on icy roads. Your tires need to have enough tread to handle snow, slush, and ice. It's also beneficial if you check your tire pressure once a month during the winter. If you live an area with frequent snow, a set…

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What Are Gaskets in Your Car and How to Keep Them in Good Condition

At Gregoris Nissan, we want readers to understand how their vehicle works because it keeps their cars in good condition longer. Gaskets are a small component used in your car that aren't often thought about unless they fail.

They are ring-like parts that provide tight seals to prevent fluids and gases from mixing. When substances mix that aren't supposed to, it's dangerous and can cause car problems. Gaskets are designed to last a long time, but they eventually deteriorate. Cars that aren't well-maintained see shorter lifespans in their gaskets. 

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How to Overcome Motion Sickness Woes

Long drives should be enjoyable, considering there's so much scenery to see. Driving relies on the engine propelling the vehicle forward, which is motion. With motion, unfortunately, there sometimes comes motion sickness. To cut down on feeling ill while traveling, passengers should follow some tips on how to avoid motion-related nausea.

Motion sickness isn't a rare condition, and it isn't something usually challenging to treat. An over-the-counter drug called Dramamine helps deal with motion-caused nausea. 

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Nissan Kicks - All the Accessories You Could Possibly Want

The Nissan Kicks is a popular subcompact SUV that offers the comfortable ride you’d expect from a small car with the performance and accessories of a large SUV. From the 3-year/36,000-mile warranty that covers most major components to the strong and durable custom-designed exterior, the Nissan Kicks is a sight to behold and drive. Stop at Gregoris Nissan and allow our team to show you all the Nissan Kicks has to offer.

The Nissan Kicks has a ton of exterior and interior accessories aimed at your comfort and convenience. The roof rail crossbars make is easy to…

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Nissan LEAF Benefits That Eco-Conscious Consumers Are Sure To Love

With the Nissan LEAF, Valley Stream drivers can enjoy smaller carbon footprints, less maintenance, less spending, and incredible power and responsiveness. It's certainly no wonder that this car is an increasingly popular EV. At Gregoris Nissan, we want shoppers to know that you don't have to sacrifice factors like torque and speed to do something good for the environment. There are a number of Nissan LEAF benefits that eco-conscious consumers are sure to love.

Discover The Perks of All-Electric Driving

Because the Nissan LEAF is an all-electric vehicle, it doesn't have a combustion 
 
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Automotive Knowledge 101: What's a Blind Spot Monitor?

There are many technologies available to Valley Stream car shoppers that increase driver and passenger safety and save many lives each year. A blind spot monitor is a driver-assist feature that's seen with many vehicles and is one of the most in demand features on the market.

How does a blind spot monitor work? With sensors, cameras, and/or radars, blind spot monitoring systems scan for vehicles that are approaching a driver's blind spots. When a vehicle is detected, a blind spot monitor will issue visual and/or auditory alerts to let the driver know that it isn…

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What Makes The Perfect Dog Friendly Vehicle?

If your dog loves car trips, then you want to make sure that your vehicle is designed to accommodate your best friend. To help you out, we at Gregoris Nissan want to give you a few tips on how to find the perfect dog-friendly vehicle. Here are the three most important things to look for.

First, make sure that the back seat has a nice wide space to allow your dog room to stretch out. If you have a large dog, make sure there is enough headroom. Second, make sure your vehicle has all-weather floor mats. This will make your…

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Enjoy the Road With the Nissan Maxima

Nowadays, we all want multiple options. You can have speed and luxury with the Nissan Maxima. The popular sports sedan has a luxurious cabin. The Maxima has a sleek aerodynamic design. It leans into steep curves. The morning commute is a lot more pleasant in the Nissan Maxima.

At Gregoris Nissan, we know our customers need to be comfortable behind the wheel. The weather can be unpredictable in Valley Stream, and the temperature can drop a few degrees after inclement weather. The Nissan Maxima has climate-controlled seats. Turn the knob when you need to change the temperature.

 

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Tech Features Abound in the New Nissan Rogue

Please allow Gregoris Nissan to introduce you to the Nissan Rogue Sport. This popular compact crossover is a tech-lovers dream that will keep you connected when it matters most.

We know that navigating in Valley Stream can be confusing. No matter where you are, you'll never get lost again, thanks to the Rogue's state-of-the-art navigation system. You'll see real-time traffic alerts, driving directions and parking information on your 7-inch dashboard touchscreen. You can even ask for walking directions from your parking spot to your destination.

 
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