Given the rising and unpredictable cost of fuel, increasing your car’s efficiency is good for your pocketbook and minimizes the negative environmental impact of your daily driving. If you’re looking for a fuel-efficient car, find out what technologies contribute to the efficiency of Nissan’s new car lineup. Read this article to learn how you can save money at the gas pumps in Dulles with a new Nissan from our dealership:
Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVTs)
Most Nissans can be equipped a CVT, which gives the car a notable efficiency advantage over an automatic or even a manual transmission. A Nissan with a CVT doesn’t really gears in the traditional sense—instead, the CVT’s belt and pulley adjust the car’s current gear ratio to match the driver’s engine throttle. The result is highly efficient performance and efficiency. In the new Nissan Versa, this translates to 31/40 mpg city/highway.
Efficient Four-Cylinder Engines
Smaller engines are more efficient. That’s why many Nissans come with Nissan’s new 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. With its lightweight construction and seamless integration with Nissan’s redesigned CVT, this engine can achieve best-in-class 27/38 mpg in the mid-size Nissan Altima.
Electrically Assisted Power Steering
Instead of using a rack-and-pinion power steering system, many new Nissans come with an advanced electrically assisted power steering system. This system is more efficient and helps to create a responsive handling experience that’s more and tailored to the speed of the car.
Nissan used more lightweight materials in the construction of the engine and frame of 2013 lineup of cars, trucks, and SUVs. In addition to boosting fuel economy, this makes new Nissans much easier to handle without sacrificing durability and safety.
Nissan releases cars with best-in-class fuel efficiency by designing them with greater aerodynamic efficiency. By enhancing the ability of its new cars to slice through the air with less resistance, Nissan has effectively allowed the power of its engines to go much further.
Come to Brown’s Dulles Nissan near Chantilly to take a closer look at Nissan’s highly efficient 2013 lineup of cars. See what cars we currently have to offer by visiting our dealership’s website, and call us at (703) 948-1100.