SUV Showdown: Nissan Rogue vs. Ford Escape in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Dealer Information on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 3:55 PM

Looking to start your summer off in a new car? Robbins Nissan has plenty of brand new, used and certified pre-owned cars which makes finding your perfect car easy! Today we’re dialing down and comparing two top SUV contenders: the Nissan Rogue vs. Ford Escape. We’re sure you’ll see how the 2017 Honda CR-V outranks the 2017 Ford Escape in Humble. Lets see how these SUVS compare in this showdown!

2017 Nissan Rogue Safety and Reliability

Purchasing both a safe and reliable vehicle tops consumers concerns when narrowing down options. The Nissan Rogue offers an optional Around View Monitor that shows the driver objects in its path. The Escape only offers a rear monitor and sensors that flashes and sounds a beep which doesn’t help with objects to the sides.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue was awarded a 2017 Top Pick Plus from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for its top level performance in frontal, side, rear impact and roof-crash tests with optional crash prevention system and acceptable headlight rating. * Only 46 others vehicles tested by the IIHS were granted a Top Pick Plus. The Ford Escape did not even rank as a Top Pick for 2017.

Consumer Reports predicts the Rogue’s reliability will be 34% better than the Escape. You’ll feel confident driving through Humble and Houston knowing the Nissan Rogue is a vehicle you can trust!

2017 Nissan Rogue Engine & Miles Per Gallon

The Rogue allows you to go further between fill-ups over the Ford Escape.

         2017 Nissan Rogue MPG

  • Rogue FWD 2.5 4 cylinder auto gets 26 city/33 highway MPG**
  • Rogue 4WD 2.5 4 cylinder auto gets 25 city/32 highway MPG**

2017 Ford Escape MPG

  • FWD 2.5 4 cylinder auto gets 21 city/29 highway MPG
  • AWD 1.5 ECOBoost auto gets 22 city/28 highway MPG

Find Out More Features, Specs and Information on the 2017 Nissan Rogue

We haven’t scratched the surface on all things the 2017 Nissan Rogue offers. If you want to find out even more ways the Nissan Rogue beats the Ford Escape in Humble, stop by Robbins Nissan today! Our helpful associates look forward to answering any question you have and setting you up to test drive your favorite 2017 Nissan Rogue!

Browse Current 2017 Nissan Rogue Inventory

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (www.iihs.org)

**Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

8 Ways the 2017 Nissan Altima Beats the Camry in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Dealer Information on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 3:44 PM

Ready to wow your passengers and have fun driving during your daily commute? The 2017 Nissan Altima in Humble does just that and beats close competitors like the 2017 Toyota Camry in Humble. Today Robbins Nissan looks forward to showing off how the Nissan Altima features make the Camry’s fall short.

  1. The Altima gets better MPG than the Camry. The 2.5 4 cylinder auto Altima gets 26 city/37 highway compared to the Camry’s 24 city/33 highway. *
  2. The Altima offers a larger fuel tank for a longer range between fill-ups.
  3. A standard continuously variable transmission comes in the Altima. This increases fuel efficiency, keeps the engine at peak horsepower for maximum acceleration and offers no steps between gears. The Camry goes not offer a CVT.
  4. Stop shorter in the Altima from 60-0 MPH in 123 feet compared to the Camry’s 127 feet.
  5. The front grille of the Altima 2.5 uses electronically controlled shutters to close off airflow and reduce drag when less engine cooling is needed therefore improving fuel economy. The Camry does not offer active grille shutters.
  6. Enjoy 3.4 inches more front legroom in the Altima over the Camry.
  7. Choose the sedan and get the choice to add a remote vehicle starting system. This allows you to start the vehicle from inside to start heating or cooling your Altima depending on the season. The Camry does not offer a remote vehicle starting system.
  8. Speed-sensitive windshield wipers in the Altima speeds up and slows down when the vehicle does. The Camry’s manually intermittent wipers must be constantly adjusted.

Interested in taking the 2017 Nissan Altima in Humble for a test drive? Take a trip to Robbins Nissan today and see the Nissan Altima in action! We think you’ll find even more to love about it after you take it for a spin around town and see how it beats the Camry in Humble.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Nissan Altima in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Dealer Information on Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 4:31 PM

In the market for a new sedan? At Robbins Nissan, we understand choosing a new sedan seems difficult with so many choices.  Today we compare two of the top sedans, the 2017 Nissan Altima and the 2017 Honda Accord. See why the 2017 Nissan Altima in Humble outshines the competition.

2017 Nissan Altima in Humble 2017 Honda Accord in Humble
Overall 5 Star Rating from The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Overall 4 Star Rating from The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Automatic transmission comes standard for driver comfort. Automatic transmission costs extra.
2.5 4 cylinder automatic transmission gets 26 city and 37 highway MPG* 2.4 4 cylinder automatic transmission gets 26 city and only 34 highway MPG*
For better stopping power the Altima’s brake rotors are 11.7 inches in the front and 11.5 in the rear. The Accord offers smaller brake rotors at 11.1 in both the front and rear.
The Altima uses electronically controlled shutters to reduce drag and improve highway fuel economy. Active grille shutters are not offered on the Accord.
For better traction, the Altima has larger standard tires (215/60R16). The Accord has smaller standard tires (205/65R16)
The Altima has a quieter cabin.38 dB at idle, and 75 dB at full throttle. The Honda’s cabin is much louder at 43dB at idle, and 81dB at full throttle.
Enjoy more legroom in the Altima than Accord with 2.5 inches more front legroom. The Accord does not offer the same amount of leg room as the Nissan Altima

When compared, it is clear that the Nissan Altima is the better choice and offers more than the Honda Accord.  When driving a Nissan Altima around Humble, drivers receive great gas mileage, a roomy interior, and top of the line features. Visit Robbins Nissan to see our new lineup of the 2017 Nissan Altima in Humble.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only.

Drive a 2017 Nissan Armada in Humble and Houston

By Admin | Posted in Dealer Information on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 2:10 PM

You live your life to the fullest, so you need a full-size SUV to help you along. The 2017 Nissan Armada in Humble, currently available to test drive in Humble and Houston at Robbins Nissan, was named the 2017 Full-Sized SUV of Texas by the Texas Auto Writers Association. Come check out this amazing vehicle today!

With comfortable seating for 8 and a suite of technology features, the Nissan Armada is “the” family vehicle for long hauls and short jaunts. The Nissan Navigation System provides you with traffic and weather updates while the Mobile Entertainment System provides in-ride entertainment options that will keep everyone occupied.

But the 2017 Armada doesn’t just look good on the inside – its exterior is full of distinctive design elements, like chrome air vents and a muscular grille that give it a defining style while on the road. Its 20-inch wheels and roof rails provide convenience for hauling the equipment you need for your next adventure.

The Armada is about more than style; it’s also about substance. Its 5.6-liter V8 engine gives you enhanced throttle response while also increasing your fuel economy. With best-in-class 390 horsepower and a maximum towing capacity of 8,500 lbs., the 2017 Nissan Armada is the SUV that has it all.

Visit Robbins Nissan today in Humble for a closer look at the 2017 Nissan Armada. Robbins Nissan is your greater Houston area Nissan dealer and we’re eager to speak with you about the new 2017 Nissans. Stop by and let us put you behind the wheel of your next dream vehicle.

2017 Ram 1500 vs 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Nissan Titan, Vehicle Comparisons on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 1:24 AM

Have you been seeing that shiny new truck riding around Humble lately? We understand deciding on your next ‘pick-up’ can be a difficult choice with so many makes, features, cargo space, and payload capacities available. Today Robbins Nissan makes the choice easier by comparing two of the industries top competitors: the 2017 Ram 1500 and the 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble. See how the Titan smokes the competition:

2017 Nissan Titan in Humble

2017 Ram 1500 in Humble
No mileage limitation on the 5 year corrosion warranty 100,000 mile limitation
The Titan’s 5.6 DOHC V8 produces 85 more horse power (390) and 125 lbs.-ft. more torque (394) The Ram’s standard 3.6 DOHC V6 only produces 305 horsepower and 269 lbs.-ft. torque
The Titan Single Cab has a much larger cargo box (74.8 cubic feet) The Ram 1500 Regular cab has a smaller cargo box (50.3 cubic feet)
Daytime running lights available Does not offer daytime running lights
Power windows open or close fully with one touch switches Power windows cost extra
Tilt-down mirrors automatically adjust to give the driver a better view during parallel parking Does not offer automatically adjusting mirrors
Standard Bluetooth wireless connectivity Bluetooth costs extra
The Titan has more headroom and front legroom The Ram 1500 offers less headroom and front legroom
The Titan has standard front and rear stabilizer bars, which keep the Titan flat and controlled The Ram doesn’t offer a rear stabilizer bar
For better efficiency and fewer moving parts, the Titan has an overhead cam design The Ram 1500 only offers an older pushrod design

 

Both the Ram 1500 and the Nissan Titan offer drivers an array of features, but when compared side by side, the Titan is clearly the better choice in our humble opinion! Stop by Robbins Nissan today to see all of these features up close and personal, and get behind the wheel of the new 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble!

Toyota Rav4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Dealer Information, Nissan Rogue, Vehicle Comparisons, Vehicle Features on Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 5:03 PM

 

Shopping for a new car? Robbins Nissan in Humble has you covered! We’ve compared the features of the 2017 Nissan Rogue and the Toyota Rav4 and it’s no surprise that the Rogue comes out on top! Great safety features and spacious interior create a comfortable ride for everyone inside. See how the 2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble beats the competition and visit Robbins Nissan today!

2017 Nissan Rogue Features:

  • When descending a steep, off-road slope, the Rogue AWD’s standard Hill Descent Control allows you to creep down safely
  • The Rogue SL has standard NissanConnect, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to help track down your vehicle if it’s stolen or send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy
  • FWD 2.5 4 cylinder auto gets 26 city and 33 highway MPG*
  • The Rogue has a standard continuously variable transmission (CVT). With no “steps” between gears, it can keep the engine at the most efficient speed for fuel economy, or keep it at its peak horsepower indefinitely for maximum acceleration
  • The Rogue has 24.6 cubic feet more passenger volume than the Rav4
  • The Rogue has 1.8 inches more front headroom, .4 inches more front legroom, .7 inches more rear legroom, 3.2 inches more rear hip room and .5 inches more rear shoulder room than the Rav4
  • For greater rear passenger comfort, the Rogue has standard rear air conditioning vents to keep rear occupants cool in summer or warm in winter

2017 Toyota Rav4 Features:

  • The Rav4 doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.
  • FWD 2.5 4 cylinder auto gets 23 city and 30 highway MPG
  • The Rav4 doesn’t offer rear air conditioning vents, only heat vents

To learn more about the 2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble, visit Robbins Nissan today! Our helpful sales associates would be happy to show you some of the great features we mentioned above as well as a few new ones. We look forward to seeing you at Robbins Nissan!

 

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

Honda Accord vs. Nissan Altima in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Nissan Altima, Nissan news, Vehicle Comparisons, Vehicle Features on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 7:52 PM


Robbins Nissan knows shopping for a new car seems daunting so we’ve done some comparison-shopping for you! Today we examine features of the 2017 Nissan Altima in Humble and 2017 Honda Accord to see which claims top sedan. When compared, the 2017 Nissan Altima comes out the clear winner with top amenities and features.

You won’t need to compromise speed for gas mileage in the 2017 Nissan Altima. The Altima passes the Honda Accord on the highways with an overall faster speed. The Altima Sedan 2.5 reaches 60 MPH in 7.4 seconds while the comparable Accord Sedan takes 7.7 seconds. The 3.5 Altima increases speed and takes 5.9 seconds!

As tested by the EPA, the 2017 Altima gets better fuel mileage than the Accord Sedan.

2.5 4 cylinder CVT Altima – 27 city and 39 highway *
2.4 4 cylinder auto Accord –  27 city and 36 highway
2.5 4 cylinder auto Altima –  26 city and 37 highway *
2.4 4 cylinder auto Accord –  26 city and 34 highway

For better traction on the highways, the Nissan Altima comes with larger standard tires than the Accord. The front grille of the Altima 2.5 uses electronically controlled shutters to close off airflow and reduce drag when less engine cooling is needed. This helps improve highway fuel economy. The Accord Sedan does not have active grille shutters to improve drag.

The rear seats in the Nissan Altima split to accommodate bulky cargo. The Accord’s seats fold in a single piece. If you need room, rear passengers cannot sit in the back and transport bulky cargo at the same time. Passengers enjoy more front headroom and front legroom in the Nissan Altima over the Honda Accord.

The 2017 Nissan Altima is waiting for you at Robbins Nissan and our helpful sales associates look forward to answering any question and setting you up for a test drive. Come on down and visit Robbins Nissan to shop our inventory and drive home in a brand new Nissan Altima in Humble.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Nissan Titan, Vehicle Comparisons on Friday, January 27th, 2017 at 3:16 PM

Have you had your eye on that shiny new truck driving around Humble? It is no secret that Texas is known for trucks, but with so many different options available choosing the perfect one can be difficult. Today Robbins Nissan makes the decision easier, and compares two top contenders: the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble.

Safety and Reliability

One of the most important features drivers consider when purchasing a vehicle is safety and reliability. To no surprise, the 2017 Nissan Titan offers a safer ride and includes a full 5-year/100,000 mile warranty, which covers the entire truck and includes free 24-hour roadside assistance. The F-150’s 3-year basic warranty expires 2 years and 64,000 miles sooner.

According to J.D. Power and Associates’ 2016 Initial Quality Study, the statistics show that Nissan trucks are better in initial quality, and more reliable than Ford trucks. Nissan ranks above the industry average, and above Ford.*

 

Better Drive

The 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble has an overall better drive and ride than the Ford F-150. Some of these features include.

  • The Titan’s 5.6 DOHC V8 produces 108 more horsepower (390 vs. 282) and 141 lbs.-ft. more torque (394 vs. 253) than the F-150’s standard.
  • The Titan has 3 gallons more fuel capacity (26 vs 23 gallons) for a longer range between fill-ups.
  • The Titan offers a significantly larger cargo box at 12.5 more cubic feet than the F-150.
  • The Titan offers a standard tailgate assist feature, which prevents the heavy tailgate from falling and causing injury. The tailgate assist costs extra on the Ford F-150.

Stop by Robbins Nissan today to test-drive a brand new 2017 Nissan Titan in Humble. Once you get behind the wheel and experience the impressive handling, and comfort, you will see why the 2017 Nissan Titan beats out the competition.

 

2017 Toyota Rav4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Nissan Rogue, Vehicle Comparisons on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 7:44 PM

Two highly sought after compact SUVs, the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the 2017 Nissan Rogue, offer drivers safety, comfort, and reliability. With so many great features available, comparing these two is very difficult. Today Robbins Nissan compares these two crossovers showing you how the 2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble shines among the competition.

2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble 2017 Toyota Rav4 in Humble
The Rogue offers NissanConnect, a GPS receiver and cellular system to help track the vehicle in case of emergencies The Rav4 does not offer a GPS response system.
The Rogues ‘run-flat’ tires can be driven up to 50 miles without any air pressure, allowing you to drive to a service station for repair. The Rav4 does not offer run-flat tires.
2.5 4 cylinder automatic transmission gets 25 city and 32 highway MPG* 2.5 4 cylinder automatic transmission gets 22 city and only 28 highway MPG*
The Rouge has a standard remote vehicle starting system, allowing the vehicle to be started from the driver’s house. The Rav4 does not offer a remote starting system.
The Rogue has standard rear air conditioning vents. The Rav4 does not offer rear air conditioning vents.
The Rogue offers optional seating for 7 passengers. The Rav4 can only carry 5 passengers.
The Rogue has 26.4 cubic feet more passenger volume (126.5 cubic feet). The Rav4 only offers 101.9 cubic feet of passenger volume
Enjoy more room in the Rogue with 1.8 inches more front headroom, 3.2 inches more rear hip room, and .7 inches more rear legroom. The Rav4 does not offer the same amount of legroom as the Nissan Rogue.

It is no secret that the Nissan Rogue comes out on top when compared to the Toyota Rav4. With so many great features and options available, the Nissan Rogue is the perfect choice. Stop by Robbins Nissan and test-drive the new 2017 Nissan Rogue in Humble!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

 

2017 Toyota Corolla vs. 2017 Nissan Sentra in Humble

By Admin | Posted in Nissan Sentra, Vehicle Comparisons on Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 7:27 PM

Looking for a new car that’s sure to turn heads? Robbins Nissan has just what you want with the 2017 Nissan Sentra. Other sedans like the 2017 Toyota Corolla try and outshine the Sentra but can’t measure up to its advanced safety features and features. See how the Nissan Sentra in Humble comes out with the win.

2017 Nissan Sentra in Humble 2017 Toyota Corolla in Humble
Blind Spot warning system alerts driver when objects appear in blind spot Does not offer a system that reveals objects in drivers blind spot
Sentra CVT 1.8 4 cylinder gets 29 city and 37 highway MPG* Corolla CVT with standard 4 cylinder gets 28 city and 36 highway MPG*
Sentra stops from 60-0 MPH in only 129 feet The Corolla takes 138 feet to stop from 60-0 MPH
The Sentra has vehicle speed sensitive variable-assist power steering, for low-effort parking, better control at highway speeds and during hard cornering, and a better feel of the road. The Corolla doesn’t offer variable-assist power steering.
The Sentra has a larger trunk capacity than the Corolla offering 15.1 cubic feet The Corolla only offers drivers and passengers 13 cubic feet trunk capacity
The Sentra’s variable intermittent wipers have an adjustable delay to allow the driver to choose a setting that best clears the windshield during light rain or mist The Corolla L’s standard fixed intermittent wipers only have one fixed delay setting, so the driver will have to manually switch them between slow and intermittent.
Standard automatic on/off feature so that when ignition is on headlights turn on at dusk and off after dawn The Corolla does not offer automatic headlights
The Sentra SL’s standard dual zone air conditioning allows the driver and front passenger to choose two completely different temperatures so people with different temperature preferences won’t have to compromise. The Corolla doesn’t offer dual zone air conditioning.

 

Does the 2017 Nissan Sentra features hit everything on your wish list? If so, stop by Robbins Nissan today to see all these features in action and experience a test drive around Humble and greater Houston area. Our helpful sales associates are standing by to answer all questions and to help find the perfect Nissan Sentra in Humble for you!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.