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The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander: Perfect for the Road Ahead

Are you in the market for a new SUV? Olympia Mitsubishi has the answer! The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Outlanderoffers a bold new design both inside and out.The All-New 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander will surely take you on any adventure, while you enjoy peace of mind that you are in one of the safest vehicles today.Offering a great choice in SUV for up to 7 passengers and 31 MPG. Olympia Mitsubishi offers the new design of the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander with features and amenities that will have you looking for a reason to go on your next adventure in the 2014 Outlander. The interior of the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander is designed with you in mind.
PUSH-BUTTON START/STOP It's not only effortless, it's oh-so-cool. Anytime the FAST-Key is inside the vehicle (even if it's in your pocket or purse), just place your foot on the brake and press the Start/Stop button. Presto, the Outlander springs to life. When you're finished driving, simply place the car in park, press the button again an…

Power Steering - Maintenance Free: True or False?


In our continuing series regarding the importance of maintaining your vehicle, we are going to discuss the Power Steering system.  We have hit the big scary items, but now it is time to discuss the equally important, but often viewed as unimportant systems, starting with the Power Steering System.

If you are over 30 you probably remember the days of using 2 hands to crank the steering wheel around the corner.  Ever drive Grandpa's old pick up truck?  I remember asking  my uncle if his truck had power steering, he said "Yes, Armstrong Steering", I asked what that meant, and he replied "you need strong arms to steer it".  And thus the driving lesson began.  I still remember the first time I drove a car with power steering, I about ran us into a ditch, took a while to get used to the ease of the steering wheel. 

Cars and trucks have come along way since the first horseless carriage, and they have jumped by leaps and bounds in the last 2…

Dealership Maint Schedule - A Must or A Bluff

Today's topic is regarding vehicle maintenance schedules.  There is a lot to talk about, but I will attempt to break it down for clarity. 
You will find a lot of information, especially on the web, but is it all valid?  The web is a great place to shout your opinion, and outside of politics, vehicle maintenance, is loaded with opinion and conflicting information.  So what's the deal.

Here is the deal:  There is no one singular answer, but overall the maintenance of your vehicle is important and will save you money over the life of your car.  How?  Fewer major mechanical issues, less stress from unreiable transportation, safety, and fuel efficiency. 

 I have said it before and I will say it again.  The most common misconception about new generation cars is that they require little maintenance.  Keep oil in it and it will run 200,000 miles.  It is statistically proven that car ownership costs about $100 a month above and beyond your payment and fuel.  The pro…

Car Battery: A critical system


All of the systems in your car are symbiotic, together they make up the whole, and in a perfect symphony keep your vehicle moving forward and stopping safely.  However, while your car will run with no brakes, it will even run for awhile without any fluids, it is dead in the water without the battery.  This one single item, can shut the whole process down.

Just about everyone has had the unfortunate experience of having a dead battery.  Most often this only occurs when you are in a hurry, have hungry and tired kids in the car, or you are in the middle of nowhere with no cell reception. 

First:  What is the Battery?

A car battery is type of rechargeable batter the supplies energy (electricity) to your vehicle.  The battery ignites the starter motor, the lights, and the ignitions system of your vehicle.

Most car batteries are usually lead-acid type, and are made of six galvanic cells in series to provide a 12 volt system.  Each cell provides 2.1 volts for a total of 12.6 v…

The Next Titan will see a 5.0 liter V8 Tubodiesel Engine

Nissan steps into the spot light again with the announcement of the next generation Nissan Titan. In the not too distant future, Bruce Titus Olympia Nissan will offer a NissanTitan with an all new diesel-turbocharged 5.0 liter V-8 engine produced by Cummins. Nissan’s announcement of the next generation Titan makes a bold statement of the commitment they have to the pickup class.
According to the press release, the engine will produce well over 500 lb. ft. of torque and more than 300 horsepower. The diesel engine is another great option for those who are looking for a rugged and capable pickup truck with plenty of power to get the job done.
Olympia Nissan is sure to keep you updated with any news on the next-gen Titan.For all of your Nissan needs visit Olympia Nissan and while you’re there check out our latest inventory and take a test drive!

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