social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
105.5 Triple M
Follow 105.5 Triple M on Twitter

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


Checking out Nissans

My quest for a new car took me this week to Zimbrick Eastside Nissan, where I met with Sales and Leasing Consultant Denise Tretter. We chatted about what I was looking for in a car, and what I liked and didn't like about the Hyundais I tried last week.  I haven't encountered a lot of female car salespeople so Denise was a breath of fresh air...and very knowledgeable about all the cars and their features. She had four different cars for me to try..the Sentra, Versa, Cube, and Juke. I liked each of them, for different reasons. All were great on warranty and safety...but they were all so different from each other. I tried out the Sentra first. It has the Nissan Intelligent Key, which means if the key's in your pocket or purse, you can open the door by pushing a button. To start they car? Just turn the ignition with the "key" nearby. Very cool. I was also impressed with the best cup holder I've seen yet..it's adjustable! The Sentra's ride was also very smooth. Next I hopped into the Nissan Versa. It's a station wagon type hatchback car, which is not too different from my current vehicle in style. But it has an advance suspension so it's not too bumpy, lots of horsepower and torque to make merging on the highway a breeze. Next I tried the Cube. They're relatively new in the U.S., but have been around for a long time in Japan and are very popular.  From the outside I thought it was a little "boxy," but once I got in I realized that it was kinda fun to see the road from a little higher up.  I loved the Rockford Fosgate stereo system..and Denise took me out to a parking lot where I did a sharp turnaround to illustrate the amazing turning radius. And Denise told me the front of the car was designed after the face of a bulldog. (See pic below.) The final car I tried was the Nissan Juke. The brochure calls this a Turbocharged Sport Cross. It's a crossover vehicle, which means it's kind of a cross between an SUV and a car. This little car was super fun to drive. It has different modes..so you can get extra boost or torque..or take it easy to get more miles to the gallon.  And it has push-button ignition..which I think I could really get used to. I think of the four cars I drove, I felt most comfortable with the Versa. It had the highest fuel economy rating as well. Are you interested in a Nissan? Go see Denise!!



Tags :  
Social :


Share This: | More


 
03/18/2011 6:36AM
Checking out Nissans
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
World's Worst iPod: Martika "Toy Soldiers"
For some reason, the song "Toy Soldiers" by Martika just made Jonathan & Kitty feel really, really old. The song was #1 for two weeks in 1989 for Martika, who started out in show business as a child actor. She had an uncredited role as an orphan in...
Read More
Discover & Download: Saint Motel
This Week's Discover & Download is 'My Type' by Saint Motel!
Dylan Noir
A new Bob Dylan video takes a violent turn. The video for the song "The Night We Called it a Day" from his Sinatra cover album "Shadows in the Night" gets a little bloody. But luckily it's in black and white so it seems somehow more...
Read More
In Search of...Spock
The passing of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 makes me feel like I've lost a member of my extended family. Growing up with three brothers, two older and one younger, it would have been impossible to not be over-exposed to Nimoy's Spock and the...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about George Harrison
Who else still misses George?  George Harrison was born on today's date in 1943, and was only 58 when he died in 2001. I was interviewed by Channel 3 after he died, and I said it was truly sad for me, because I grew up with the Beatles and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: The Sylvers "Hotline"
"Hotline, hotline, calling on the hotline for your love!"  The hook is so contagious you will probably be hearing it in your head all day. Sorry about that. "Hotline" was a number 5 single for the family band the Sylvers in...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Kool & The Gang "Cherish"
There was not a lot of love today for the song "Cherish" by Kool & The Gang. It was a huge hit for the band in 1985--getting all the way up to #2 on the pop charts. This song is not to be confused with "Cherish," a song which...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Donna Fargo "Funny Face"
Copuntry singer-songwriter Donna Fargo had two big crossover pop hits. One was "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., and the other was the one we featured from the World's Worst iPod. "Funny Face" made it to number 5 on the pop...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
World's Worst iPod: Martika "Toy Soldiers"
For some reason, the song "Toy Soldiers" by Martika just made Jonathan & Kitty feel really, really old. The song was #1 for two weeks in 1989 for Martika, who started out in show business as a child actor. She had an uncredited role as an orphan in...
Read More
Discover & Download: Saint Motel
This Week's Discover & Download is 'My Type' by Saint Motel!
Dylan Noir
A new Bob Dylan video takes a violent turn. The video for the song "The Night We Called it a Day" from his Sinatra cover album "Shadows in the Night" gets a little bloody. But luckily it's in black and white so it seems somehow more...
Read More
In Search of...Spock
The passing of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 makes me feel like I've lost a member of my extended family. Growing up with three brothers, two older and one younger, it would have been impossible to not be over-exposed to Nimoy's Spock and the...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about George Harrison
Who else still misses George?  George Harrison was born on today's date in 1943, and was only 58 when he died in 2001. I was interviewed by Channel 3 after he died, and I said it was truly sad for me, because I grew up with the Beatles and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: The Sylvers "Hotline"
"Hotline, hotline, calling on the hotline for your love!"  The hook is so contagious you will probably be hearing it in your head all day. Sorry about that. "Hotline" was a number 5 single for the family band the Sylvers in...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Kool & The Gang "Cherish"
There was not a lot of love today for the song "Cherish" by Kool & The Gang. It was a huge hit for the band in 1985--getting all the way up to #2 on the pop charts. This song is not to be confused with "Cherish," a song which...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Donna Fargo "Funny Face"
Copuntry singer-songwriter Donna Fargo had two big crossover pop hits. One was "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., and the other was the one we featured from the World's Worst iPod. "Funny Face" made it to number 5 on the pop...
Read More
Categories
Archives