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The Correct Tire Pressure is Important for Safe Driving


For your vehicle to be at its optimum performance, it is a good idea to check the tire pressure frequently. Maintaining the correct pressure in your tires will assist with safe driving and improve performance and gas mileage.

Underinflated and overinflated tires are both considered to be improper tire pressure. The concerns with overinflation are the uneven weight distribution of the weight of the vehicle on the tread of the tire causing the weight to focus on the center strip of the tire. Underinflated tires cause the outside of the tire to...
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Big Differences Between Temporary and Full-Size Spare Tires


Vehicles come standard with different spare tires, but you can always negotiate if you want a compact or full-size tire. With a full-size spare tire, you can drive on it as long as you need. These tires are usually the same size and manufacturer as your other tire, which means that you will not have to worry about any performance loss.

However, if you want to save on money and trunk space, you may want to go with a smaller, compact spare tire for emergencies only. These tires are much smaller and do not add to the weight of your…
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The Basics About Timing Belts

Your vehicle's timing belt plays a crucial role in keeping the motor running. In essence, this belt's job is synchronize the rotation of the camshafts. This allows the motor’s valves to open and close at the right times. It also powers the air conditioning system, alternator, power steering pump, and sometimes the water pump.

When the timing belt (or serpentine belt) wears down or breaks there can be serious consequences for your vehicle. In most cases belt failure will prevent the car from running. It’s recommended that the timing belt be changed every 60,000 to…

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OEM Parts are the Best

At Nissan of Stockton, we know that getting a service solution that keeps the quality of your car at its highest level is a daunting task for many car owners, and for this reason, we have qualified mechanics who are ready to guide you through it. With our vast inventory comprised of credible and original equipment, we will make sure that you replace the shock absorbers, brake pads or even windscreen wipers won't suffer from the low-quality replacement parts flooding the market nowadays. Although the independent mechanics may be cheaper, you...

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Make Things Easier With A Pre-Qualified Car Loan

Get your next automobile or truck loan pre-qualified and you will save yourself a lot of worry and time. Much of the time people get all excited about looking for just the right vehicle, yet they forget about the financial end of the situation. So, in many cases, the customer picks the perfect car in his or her eyes, and the at the end of the day after a couple of hours of attempting to fit the financing to the car, it all blows up.

A better strategy is to get your financing pre-approved and then you will know exactly…
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It’s Wise to Service Your Ride at Lithia Nissan of Stockton

Most people can find a number of places to get their vehicle serviced in the greater Stockton area of the state, but which one is best for your car? Your friend might have given you a tip about the great guys at a local independent shop or major chain, but you question whether they have enough knowledge about your particular Nissan model. That is a wise question to ask, and we want you to know that our technicians at Lithia Nissan of Stockton are well versed in all aspects of the entire lineup of Nissan vehicles!

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To Lease Again or To Buy? That is a Question That We Can You Help Answer

If you have a lease that is ending in the near future, you have to figure out if you are going to lease again as you move forward or if you would like to buy a vehicle to own for yourself. You have to weigh all of the choices against one another to figure out what makes the most sense for your preferences and budget. And Lithia Nissan of Stockton can help you with these choices!

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Driving with Holiday Meals in Tow

The holidays are one of the best times to share your favorite dishes with the people who mean the most to you. If you'll be traveling to the home of a loved one to celebrate the holidays, here are a few tips to keep in mind so that transporting food will be easy and mess-free.

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