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October 21, 2014

 

Now through the end of October we're giving current Nissan owners a reason to step up to a new Nissan. Let us see if we can keep your payment the same or lower it during Bondy's Nissan's "Trade In & Trade Up" Sale Event. 2015 Nissan Altima is on sale for $18,998! This price was just lowered today over $900 for a limited time. So "How?" you say? Let's look at a hypothetical situation to see what the scenario to see how someone can "Trade In & Trade Up" (Check out the video below for what upgrades come with 2015 Nissan Altima).

Trade In Value of 2010 Nissan Altima
(Assuming average miles driven): $9,400

Payoff of 2010 Nissan Altima:       $10,000

Monthly Payments
72 month loan @ 5.99% from 2010 = $372.72

2015 Nissan Altima:
Sale Price: $18,998
(good through 10/31/14)

AL taxes, fees and negative equity from '10 Altima: $1403.20

Total Price: $20,401.20

Monthly Payments
72 month loan @ 5.99% = $338.01 
(Saving $34.71 per month, brand new car, better fuel economy, and full warranty all at the same time!)

 

 

August 21th, 2014

Locked out of your car? Not able to walk up and press the button on the door handle to enter your Nissan with Intelligent key? If your Nissan is about 2 years old or older and you have never replaced the battery in your remote, that might be what's slowing you down. Check out the video below on how to replace your own battery and get back into your routine of not having to pull your key out when entering your Nissan.

June 18th, 2014

Beat the heat this summer with Nissan's automatic window lowering feature. Nissan's equipped with automatic driver & front passenger "A"'s on the window will allow you to lower (not raise, only lower) your windows to allow heat to escape before you enter your vehicle. Watch the video on how to work this great benefit on most Nissan's!

May 27th, 2014

Electric Vehicle Charging at Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, AL


Over the Memorial Day weekend Bondy's Nissan had a visitor to our charging stations that are designed for use with the Nissan Leaf. Electric charging stations around the country are designed for use with all plug-in electric or hybrid electric vehicles and use the same plug for universal fit. The vehicle charging in the pictures is a Tesla S model that looks pretty sleek for an electric car.


Here at Bondy's Nissan we welcome all electric vehicles to charge with us at..."no charge!" You can even find us listed online as a charging station that is open to the public in Dothan, Alabama at www.plugshare.com.


We have seen many makes and models come through over the past few years and we enjoy a chance to take a look at other brands of vehicles while they stop for a "sip" of power. Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt, Ford C-Max, Ford Focus Electric, Ford Fusion Energi, Honda Fit EV, Honda Accord Plug-In are just some of the brands sold locally that we could see at any time. 


If you've ever been curious about how an electric car drives, performs or how to charge it we welcome you to come by for a test drive of the Nissan Leaf. Check out our current inventory of Nissan Leaf's at  Bondy's Nissan.com


May 6th, 2014

Nissan's most advanced Altima race car.....or is it?

Ok, you know you want to drive one now. Come by Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, Alabama to experience your race car...er Altima driving experience.

 

April 25th, 2014

What is a Nissan Frontier Desert Runner?



This is a truck that delivers off road capability even in two wheel drive. Outside it's rugged with amenities like fog lights, chrome grill, rear spoiler on the tail gate (to reduce drag), Bilstein shocks, 16" 6 spoke aluminum-alloy wheels with a BFGoodrich Rugged Trail tire.


The inside of this truck won't leave you hanging either. The gauges are white-faced to re-enforce the fact that you're not in just any truck but a special edition truck that is redefining what it means to be a "truck".  Bluetooth hands-free phone, XM satellite radio with 4.3" color display, USB connection and more for the truck guy or girl who wants a tough yet "plugged in" feel for their vehicle.


The 2014 Nissan Frontier Desert Runner is a whole lot of truck that will perform almost any task you ask it to. There's no demographic that this truck doesn't fit, nor a place it doesn't belong.



Why wait any longer to come in and experience the new definition of "truck"? Bondy's Nissan in Dothan Alabama is ready for you to come and take a no obligation test drive to see if you can find any reason this truck isn't for you.

April 16th, 2014

NEW YORK - Take a look at how Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror changes what you see.


 






April 12th, 2014

NEW YORK –
Today marks the U.S. debut of Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror, the world's first LCD monitor that helps provide clear rearward visibility unimpeded by traditional obstacles such as cargo, tall passengers, inclement weather or the design of a vehicle. Installed in an all-new 2014 Rogue at Nissan's stand at the upcoming New York International Auto Show, the Smart Rearview Mirror allows the driver to switch between the LCD monitor and the traditional rearview mirror, depending on the driver's preference.

The Smart Rearview Mirror is housed within the structure of the traditional rearview mirror, with a built-in LCD monitor that can be activated in place of the conventional mirror. A high-resolution camera mounted on the rear of the vehicle provides the driver with a clear, unobstructed view of the rear flanks, circumventing traditional rearview obstructions such as the vehicle's C-pillars and allowing the driver to feel more confident when maneuvering in a variety of traffic conditions. The camera projects a clear image – a wider and clearer view than a standard mirror - onto the monitor for a better view, as well as a more comfortable driving experience.



February 21th, 2014

Do you feel like a taxi driver?

 

Do you have desperate moments of loading and unloading kids, groceries, pets and/or things to be mended, repaired and/or cleaned? Are you hurriedly fulfilling the last-minute requests of those precious ones that depend on you?

Not to sound ungrateful for these beloved blessings, but do you simply need to be better understood?

Your responsibilities may not change but the ease and enjoyment of handling them may!

Your vehicle makes a difference in your life.

Nissan is making a difference! 

 

Nissan has been awarded the honor of being New York City’s iconic yellow taxi cab!



The Nissan NV200 Taxi was carefully selected because it has innovative passenger safety, fuel efficiency, road-handling, and passenger-friendly design (USB charging station, SkyRoof, driver/passenger separate climate controls, reading and floor lights, just to name a few.)  

I want the same consideration for the design of my taxi, I mean, car!

Bondy’s Nissan has a variety of vans (mini or otherwise,) trucks, SUVs and cars to fit your specific needs.

It’s incredibly easy to find exactly what you want and on your own schedule.

Come visit the men and women at Bondy’s Nissan who will put your four-wheeled friend together for you to make your life better.



Enjoy getting from here to there!

Bondy’s Nissan cares.

 

January 20th, 2014

 

TOKYO – Three years ago, Anyo-in Temple’s Chief Priest Wasei Hirai was one of the first people to take home a Nissan LEAF electric car. Earlier this month, he sat down with the Global Media Center to reflect on EV ownership as global sales reach 100,000, with a new customer halfway across the world in the UK.

Hirai, who has driven his LEAF 12,000 kilometers, says the car fits perfectly with his ancient temple’s philosophy of innovation and its messages about the environment and way of life.

He uses the vehicle for errands and local trips, and enjoys the LEAF’s quiet interior while listening to music as he drives, and its smooth, responsive steering.

Hirai believes we should live in a way in which we create the energy that we use. Living on the temple grounds, he says he will soon use solar power to supply his vehicle’s power.

“The day will come that whenever people think of a car, it will be an electric car,” he says.

November 18th, 2013

 

Nissan's Increased Customer Focus Leads to Higher Satisfaction Scores

 




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan’s ongoing focus on improving customer satisfaction is paying off, as indicated by the brand’s performance in the J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study, released this week. Nissan ranks 10th in sales satisfaction among mass market brands. Nissan’s improvement again outpaced the improvement industry average, rising 16 index points and four rank positions among mass market brands in the latest study. This marks the third consecutive year of gains by Nissan, with a total increase of 63 index points over the period.

September 30th, 2013

Nissan Named One of the Best Global Brands for 2013

 





YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan has been named one of the world's most valuable brands for 2013, according to Interbrand, the world-leading brand consultancy. In the Best Global Brands Study, released today by Interbrand, Nissan ranked 65, up from 73 in 2012. The leading brand consultant noted Nissan's leadership in zero emissions mobility, as well as the roll-out of Nismo badged performance cars around the world, and said the brand resonates with a broad range of global consumers. The value of the Nissan brand was estimated at $6.203 billion, an increase from last year's value of nearly $5 billion.

September 9th, 2013

 

Nissan August U.S. Sales Rise 22.3%




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan U.S. sales totaled 120,498 to set an August record, an increase of 22.3 percent over last year's total of 98,515. Nissan Division sales, spurred by gains of its top-selling, core models rose 24.3 percent in August to 108,614 units, also an August record. Sales of Infiniti vehicles finished August at 11,884 units, up 6.5 percent. Dothan Alabama dealer Bondy's Nissan had a strong month as well and sold over 40, Nissan Altima's.  




August 20th, 2013

 

Nissan to Equip Next-Generation Titan Pickup with New Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine

 




IRVINE, Calif. – At the kickoff of Nissan 360, an industry showcase of Nissan’s global product and technology portfolio, the company announced it will offer a newly-developed Cummins V8 turbo diesel in its next-generation full-size pickup. Now in the latter stages of development and testing, the available Cummins 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine has been optimized for the next generation Titan as a result of the partnership between Cummins and Nissan. Come by and take advantage of the remaining discounted 2013 Nissan Titan's at your local Dothan, Alabama Nissan dealer Bondy's Nissan.

 

August 15th, 2013

 

 

Nissan Altima Honored in AutoPacific® 2013 Ideal Vehicle Awards©




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2013 Nissan Altima was recently named the Most Ideal Mid-Size Car in the AutoPacific® 2013 Ideal Vehicle Awards©. Based on a survey of over 52,000 new car and light truck owners who have driven their vehicles for 90 days or more, the Ideal Vehicle Awards recognize the cars that best meet owner expectations and desires. Come see why this great car is winning awards for yourself at Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, Alabama.

 

August 7th, 2013

Nissan U.S. Sales Increase 10.9% for Record July




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan set a new July record with U.S. sales of 109,041 deliveries, an increase of 10.9 percent over 98,341 units a year earlier. Nissan Division also set a new July record with 101,279 sales, up 16.8 percent and led by record July performances by Altima, Versa, Pathfinder and Rogue. Sales of Infiniti vehicles in July totaled 7,762, as the brand prepares for the launch of the all-new Infiniti Q50 sports sedan.






 July 25th, 2013

 

Nissan LEAF Soars in Atlanta as the 100,000th Electric Vehicle for Renault-Nissan Alliance is Sold




ROSWELL, Ga. - Nissan's all-electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF, is selling at historic rates in new cities throughout the U.S. Atlanta is now the third biggest market for LEAF sales, with more than 700 LEAFs sold in the last few months.

Atlanta is also the city where the Renault-Nissan Alliance recently sold its 100,000th electric vehicle. Allison Howard bought this LEAF just two and a half years after Nissan launched the industry's first mass-market electric vehicle in December 2010.

"It's economical. It is something I could afford as a college student. It drives perfectly. It's so cool, and that's why I wanted to get a LEAF," said Howard. Contact your Dothan Nissan dealer, Bondy's Nissan to see how you can eliminate your gas bill and drive this innovative car today.



July 11th, 2013

 

Nissan to Feature Fan-Made Instagram and Vine Videos in TV Commercial




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note is much more than a means of transportation. It's your door to more of the things you love to do. That's why Nissan is inviting users of Instagram and Vine to celebrate their passions in their own short videos. All entrants have the chance to win prizes and see their creations in a national Nissan TV commercial. Come see the all new 2014 Nissan Versa note at your local Dothan Nissan dealer, Bondy's Nissan.




July 5th, 2013

 

Nissan Celebrates 30th Anniversary of U.S. Manufacturing with Creation of 900 Jobs




NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of its Smyrna, Tenn. Vehicle Assembly Plant, Nissan is adding more than 900 manufacturing jobs to support future production of the Nissan Rogue, marking the first time the Rogue has been produced in the United States.





 

 July 3rd, 2013

Nissan U.S. Sales Increase 12.9% to Set New June Record




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Driven by demand for its highest-volume models, Nissan U.S. sales in June totaled 104,124, an increase of 12.9 percent over 92,237 units a year earlier. This marks the company's best-ever June U.S. sales performance. Nissan Division sales increased 16.1 percent to 95,010 units, also a June record. Sales of Infiniti vehicles in June totaled 9,114 units.

 





 

May 21st, 2013

Nissan Pathfinder and Altima Named to Kelley Blue Book's 10 Best Family Cars List




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The reinvented 2013 Nissan Pathfinder was named to the top spot on the list of 10 Best Family Cars of 2013 from Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com today. The 2013 Nissan Altima also made this year’s cut of KBB.com’s top family-friendly vehicles. Each year, editors at Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, the leading provider of new and used car information, develop their list of the 10 Best Family Cars based on characteristics that cater to unique family specifications and situations. Which vehicle works best for your family? Come by with the whole gang to  your Dothan, AL Nissan dealer, Bondy's Nissan. To take one or both of these great vehicle for a spin!











May 9th, 2013

Nissan Sentra Named "Most Affordable Compact Sedan" by Cars.com

 




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The newly redesigned 2013 Nissan Sentra has been named Cars.com's "Most Affordable Compact Sedan of 2013." After assessing 11 compact sedans equipped with six key features and factoring in five years of fuel costs, Sentra sits atop the Cars.com list with $730 separating it from the next most affordable car on the list. According to the editors at Cars.com, the Sentra bested its closest competitors thanks to its segment-leading fuel costs. Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, AL has over 25 Sentra's in stock for you to choose from, so come by and get a closer look at this and other Nissan's in stock.






May 7th, 2013

 




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Now in its third model year, the highly innovative, industry-leading Nissan LEAF pure electric vehicle added another award to its trophy case with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) "Top Safety Pick" designation, which recognizes vehicles for excellent performance in four passenger safety tests.

 



 

April 26th, 2013

Nissan LEAF Brings Electric Cars to SimCity™

 




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan, in collaboration with Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA), is integrating the Nissan LEAF into the most recent edition of the popular city-building strategy game, SimCity™. Players are able to create EV-friendly cities by driving Nissan LEAF all-electric vehicles and installing up to five Nissan-branded charging stations throughout their cities free of charge. Come and see the 2013 Nissan Leaf at Bondy's Nissan today!


April 23rd, 2013

Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2014 Versa Sedan

 




NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – Nissan is getting the jump on the 2014 model year with today's introduction of the 2014 Nissan Versa Sedan. Pricing for the new model year is unchanged from 2013 – including offering the lowest starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (M.S.R.P.*) in America** for the third consecutive year with a starting price of just $11,990 for the 2014 Nissan Versa Sedan S. The 2014 Versa Sedan is available now at your Dothan Nissan dealer, Bondy's Nissan.

 


 

April 15th, 2013

All-New Nissan Pathfinder Named to "Ward's 10 Best Interiors" 2013 List




NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, WardsAuto World named the all-new 2013 Nissan Pathfinder to its annual "Ward's 10 Best Interiors" list for 2013. The recently-redesigned Pathfinder is recognized for its comfortable, yet functional interior.

Vehicles are selected to the "Ward's 10 Best Interiors" list after an intensive evaluation of dozens of nominated vehicles, each judged in areas such as materials, ergonomics, safety, the human-machine interface, comfort, fit and finish, aesthetics and overall value. Come see the 2013 Nissan Pathfinder at Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, Alabama for you chance to experience this award winning vehicle in person.





March 14th, 2013

Nissan Attains Excellent Performance in J.D. Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Index Study




FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan today continued its march up the rankings in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Index (CSI) StudySM. In the 2013 study, Nissan improved 23 points and earned an index score of 797 out of a possible 1,000 points, finishing sixth among 19 nameplates in the mass market brands segment. Bondy's Nissan is proud to be a contributing dealer to this great accomplishment.

March 11th, 2013

Nissan Opens its House to Engage Future Female Engineers

 




FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Jennifer Hill is a former Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators cheerleader.  She is also a process engineer and manager at Nissan Motor Company. “I wanted to dance and I also wanted to pursue a career in technology, and I decided to do both,” said Hill, during a keynote address at a DigiGirlz event hosted at Nissan Americas.

Big companies like Nissan say they struggle to find enough qualified engineers in general.  And only about 18 percent of the people applying for these kinds of jobs are women. To help stock the future employee pool with the right types of training and skills, Nissan partnered with Microsoft to bring the tech giant’s day-long DigiGirlz program to Nissan’s Americas headquarters in Franklin, Tenn.

February 6th, 2013

 

Nissan LEAF Drops Major New Beats with Bose Energy Efficient Series Sound System




FRANKLIN, Tenn. - The all-electric Nissan LEAF may be known for being quiet on the outside, but now it's boomin' on the inside with the first custom-designed Bose® Energy Efficient Series sound system available on the 2013 model that goes on sale this month.

The Bose system in the LEAF delivers powerful, high-quality audio, but with a significantly smaller and lighter footprint than conventional systems and at about half the electrical current. Come by your local Dothan Nissan dealer, servicing the entire wiregrass area with Nissan's, to get information on this innovative technology.

 

January 24th, 2013

 

Nissan to Unveil All-New 2014 Versa Note in Detroit




FRANKLIN, Tenn. – On January 15th at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, Nissan  unveiled  the all-new 2014 Versa Note. This 4-door hatchback, with segment-exclusive technology, outstanding fuel economy, smart packaging and class-leading cargo space, is the fourth of five new models launched by Nissan over 15 months. Expect this newly designed Versa at your local Dothan Nissan dealer, Bondy's Nissan, March 2013!


















 

January 10th, 2013

Nissan Resonance Concept to Make Global Debut January 15

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Nissan Resonance Concept makes its global debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 15th. The Resonance is the latest in a series of envelope-pushing crossover designs from Nissan, fusing bold, breakthrough styling with hybrid-electric powertrain technology.



December 18th, 2012

Nissan Canton Prepares to Celebrate 10 Years of Manufacturing in Mississippi




CANTON, Miss. – With more than 2 million vehicles produced, nearly $2 billion in payroll generated and a decade after the first vehicle rolled off the line in Mississippi, the Nissan Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant is preparing to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2013. The company will commemorate the anniversary with a series of events that highlight the accomplishments of its more than 5,000 employees and underscore its commitment to the Metro Jackson community and Central Mississippi.

November 29th, 2012

Nissan Set to Showcase Hi-Cross Concept, 2014 GT-R and DeltaWing Racer at 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show




Nissan is bringing a wide-ranging collection of innovative vehicles to the Los Angeles Convention Center for this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, including the North American debut of the 2014 Nissan GT-R supercar and the Nissan Hi-Cross Concept.  Also making its first West Coast appearance is the advanced Nissan DeltaWing, which has shaken up the status quo in endurance sports car competition with its radical body design and technology that emphasizes light weight and high fuel efficiency.  In addition, the full lineup of 2013 Nissan vehicles – led by the just introduced Altima, Pathfinder and Sentra – will be on display during the run of the Auto Show, Nov. 30th through Dec. 9th.



November 9th, 2012

Electric Cars Drive Through Gas Shortage in NY, NJ



LONG ISLAND, New York – Vehicle owners in New York and New Jersey have been struggling to find gasoline since super storm Sandy hit the East Coast.  But people with fully electric vehicles like the
Nissan LEAF are having an easier time charging up and getting to where they need to go.

Come by Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, Alabama to get more information on how you can reduce your independence on gasoline and drive emission free!



October 22, 2012

Nissan Creates More Than 800 New Tennessee Manufacturing Jobs
FRANKLIN, Tenn. - During a luncheon today, alongside Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Nissan Americas Vice Chairman Bill Krueger announced the addition of 810 new Nissan manufacturing jobs in Tennessee in support of the company's aggressive growth and demand for its products in the marketplace. The new workforce will support a recently added third shift at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant: the first time the plant has had a third vehicle assembly shift in its nearly 30-year history.

October 16th, 2012

Picture This: Nissan Rear-Camera Innovation Brings Luxury Features to the 2013 Altima



It has never been done before.  Nissan managed to install on its all-new Altima three features that before were only seen on luxury models: lane departure warning, blind spot warning, and moving object detection. These features usually require additional sensors and cameras; but Nissan’s 2013 Altima does it all using only one camera. This first-of-its-kind innovation means that the camera is equipped with a wide-angle lens to see more, and sophisticated software to accomplish more advanced functions. Come by Bondy's Nissan in Dothan, Alabama to experience this new technology on the all new 2013 Altima.





October 10, 2012

Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2013 Pathfinder



Nissan today announced a starting price of $28,270 for the totally redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, which goes on sale at your local Dothan Nissan dealer & nationwide in late October. The latest iteration of Nissan's popular family adventure-ready SUV is designed to reset the standard for the segment with an unprecedented level of premium style, comfort, fuel economy and thoughtful technology.






September 15th, 2012

Switch to a better way

Bondy's Nissan in Dothan Alabama is here to show you a better way of doing business. Our new message to customers is "Switch to a better way", meaning a better, easier, more up front & straight forward way of buying a car. Switch to no sales pressure, up front pricing and no Double talk. We want to treat our customers the way we want to be treated. Come by and experience the better way of car shopping at Bondy's Nissan.

 

 

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Bondy's Nissan
3693 W Main St
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