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Exhaust System Maintenance Helps You Save in Many Ways

Today's automotive exhaust systems perform a variety of important functions, but they're highly vulnerable to damage and corrosion. The next time a driver comes to Hummel’s Nissan for service, they should ask for a muffler and exhaust system check for the reasons listed below.

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Car Battery Service

When you get into your vehicle in the morning chances are you are already running late and thinking about all the things you have to get done that day. You go to start your vehicle only to find that it won't start and your engine won't run. 

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Show Your Vehicle the Love in 2018

Find the Best Deals on Nissan Parts and Accessories through the Hummel's eStore. 

With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, perhaps you're in search of a unique gift to show your loved one you care - or maybe you want to splurge on yourself and show your vehicle some love. If you're looking for a reason to update and accessorize your vehicle, or it's finally time to fix that part that has seen…
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The Importance of Wheel Alignments

If you have been noticing that your vehicle veers to one side more than the other when you are driving you may want to stop down to Hummel’s Nissan to have our service technicians take a good look at your vehicle. It may be time to have an alignment done.

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Nissan Introduces New Model, Nissan Kicks Coming June 2018

While 2018 marks the end of an era for the Nissan Juke, it's an exciting new chapter for Nissan crossovers. At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan debuted an all-new small crossover for the U.S. market - the 2018 Nissan Kicks. Slated to hit our lot in June, this compact crossover is sure to turn heads and fit your budget.

Power and Price
While plenty of get-up-and-go, the combination of an advanced engine and lightweight design means Kicks gets the most out of every drop of fuel. Starting just under $19,000, the Kicks is an eco-friendly…
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Check Your Oil for Less Frequent Changes

A good rule of thumb is to get your oil changed. Or at least it used to be. Now it is better to get your oil changed about every 7,500 miles. You really shouldn't need to get it changed as often as it used to be because of the advancements in oil and engine technology.

You should check your oil from time to time so that you know what it looks like. Just a visual check of your oil will tell you a lot. If it is light in color, you will not have to get it changed…

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Are You Aware of the Move Over Laws in Iowa?

If you are driving in Des Moines and you come across a stationary vehicle flashing emergency lights, the Move Over laws stipulates that you should slow down and make a lane change into a safe lane. Lack of awareness continues to be a big problem with 70% of Americans being unaware of the existence of the law. Statistics show that failure to obey these laws leads to deaths of over 200 roadside workers annually.

Given the fact that all the 50 states have passed the Move Over laws, you would assume that almost all road users are conversant with the…

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Auto Dashboard Warning Lights You Should Know

The warning lights on the dashboard of your car is one of the most well-known ways for your car to alert you to a possible issue. Here are the few and their suggestions;

Power Steering Cautioning Light

If this light comes on, it implies there could be a significant issue with the power steering function. 

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Preparing for the Winter Storms Can Prevent Accidents This Holiday Season

Winter is back again folks, the time of year, when so many accidents take place, mainly because of slippery roads or snow falling, making it hard to see clearly. But don’t panic, there are some steps that you can take to ensure the safety of you and your family:

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Why Switching to Winter Wiper Blades is Important

Waiting until you cannot see in a snowstorm due to old wiper blades could put you at risk of getting into a serious accident. Here are a few reasons to visit our Nissan dealership in Des Moines, IA and let our Nissan service team replace those blades with a fresh set of winter wipers.

The reason these winter blades are so effective in freezing rain and snow is because they have a casing over the metal framework that keeps ice from clogging up the movement and stopping the blades from flexing.  

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