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2012 Nissan Rogue Review and Price

July 31st, 2010 1 comment

Nissan Motor Company, one of Japan’s largest automotive companies known for its unique and innovative ideas is adding another feather in its cap with an addition to the Rogue series – the 2012 Nissan Rogue. With this Nissan expects to ramp the US sales figure of its vehicles. Since not much advance information is available, look for the comments section for user generated comments and news. Readers are encouraged to write about the experience with the previous year models of this vehicle and their expectation for the 2012 Nissan Rogue. The details are presented in the form of the questions and answers.

Q. Who are the competitors of the 2012 Nissan Rogue ?

A.  2012 Honda CR-V and  2012 Toyota RAV4 are the two closest competitors of the 2012 Nissan Rogue.   Ford Escape has also been very popular, especially since it is designed and manufactured in USA.

Q. What is the expected date of the release of the 2011 Nissan Rogue ?

A. The official date will be announced by the Nissan close to the date of the launch. The all new Rogue will make its debut in the market by autumn 2011, we are are to take into account the historical releases.

Q. What are the styling changes in the 2012 Nissan Rogue ?

This model inherits looks from its predecessor the Rogue 2011 with a little bit of outer looks changed.  The 2012 Nissan Rogue  would be made available in 3 versions, the basic S, midline SV and the top of line Krom. The basic model will have 16 inch steel wheels, 17 inch for the SV model with 18s as optional and standard 18 inch for the Krom level.

Q. Any detail about the engine and its performance ?

The 2012 Rouge is powered by a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder motor that generates 170 hp  – i.e. it is expected to be on the same line at that of the 2011 model of the Nissan Rogue. CVTs are designed for smooth gear shift which also improves  fuel economy.

The 2012 Rogue has a considerable layout of both standard and optional instruments such as  cruise control, air conditioning and power windows with locks.

These standard features will be included in the base price. You can also fit the 2012 Rogue with the options of your choice such as Bluetooth for hands-free mobile connection.

2012 Nissan Rouge Fuel economy

In today’s scenario fuel efficiency is a major concern for the buyers. The Nissan 2012 Rogue model is expected to come  with a 4 cylinder motor with front-wheel drive which helps the vehicle to be more fuel efficient thereby it is expected to give a mileage of around 22mpg in city and around 27mpg on highway.

2012 Nissan Rogue pricing

Coming to the price factor of this sleek model, the price of 2012  Nissan Rogue with front wheel drive is expected to weigh around $22000 to $26000 whereas the price for 2012 Nissan Rogue with AWD is expected to be in the range of $23000 to $27000.

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2012 Honda Civic Review and Prices

July 30th, 2010 1 comment

What are the styling changes we will see in 2012 Honda Civic?

2012 Honda Civics’ few details were revealed as the vehicle was spied at Europe during a road test. According to autoexpress.co.uk, whose representative took up the spy photo, reveal that 2012 Honda Civic will maintain same styling like previous model but changes in size has been observed. So you can find slight alteration in the 9th generation vehicle. However, it was also mentioned that the 2012 Honda Civic will come with slightly longer and wider bodyline. The size of the vehicle kept low for adding sporty flavor.

The spy photo reveals that the vehicle will equipped with incredible headlights. Similar to it precedessor 2012 Civic incorporates features like short stout front hood, strong inclining shoulderline and short tail. From spy photo it has been revealed that the rear handle hidden in the window frame. There will be integration of rear wiper as well.
As the size of Honda 2012 will be bigger than the its previous version, so there will be enough space in the vehicle. However, due to low height, tall driver may face problem so it is assumed that Honda will include driver seat adjusting feature in their new 2012 Honda Civic. From Spy photo tt seems that there will be no changes in wheel base.

What are the powertrain specs for 2012 Honda Civic?

When powertrain is point of concern, 2012 Honda Civic will equip with both gas and hybrid engine. Also, it will return back with IMA or integrated motor assist. However, there is possibility of alteration of current 2.2 L diesel engine with smaller one and totally new petrol engines according to Honda’s new policy. Though specs are yet to reveal. Some source also unveiled that the engine will produce at least 150 horse power.

Another notable change we may see in this 2012 Honda Civic is incorporation of Honda’s twin-clutch gearbox. It will provide ranges of transmissions.

The 2012 Honda civic hybrid will also debut next year August. It is assumed that the hybrid version of 2011 Honda Civic will also come with improved li-ion battery for better performances and to lower the current level of carbon-dioxide emission. Furthermore plugin hybrid model will be available in Accord models.

Fuel economy:-

Due to integration of new engines, consumers can expect better fuel economy. It is assumed that car will provide 30mpg fleet avg. There will be improved Fuel economy in Hybrid version as well . 2012 Honda Civic hybrid will provide 39-44mpg.

Pricing details:

Currently we doesn’t have reliable pricing information. However if you know the pricing information then we will appreciate if you post it as comment. Later we will update the information.

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Samsung ST80 Digital Camera Review and Prices

July 29th, 2010 No comments

Samsung Electronics Ltd a world wide leader in digital media launched ST80 a point and shoot camera which joined in the race of Wi-Fi enabled digital cameras. This latest machine is 14.2 megapixel Digital cameras and with wireless technology and Samsung ALLShare the user can easily connect with every one and update very easily.

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Steve Mitchell General Manger of Samsung Digital Imaging conveyed that this latest piece Samsung ST80 is for that type of user who wants to share his favorite photos to his friends and relatives while moving only. The style and design of this latest camera is superb and excellent and beautiful, it is the favorite and desired camera for every user.

The latest Samsung ST80 Digital Camera will be owned in four beautiful colors fuchsia pink, mint blue, charcoal black and white. The stylish design of this camera will attract all the eyes of people, its slim and rounded design will make the customer to own it and enjoy by taking snaps of there life’s great moments. This camera is equipped with 3 inch wide touch screen for easy access and 3x optical zoom of quality output.

The features of Samsung ST80  Digital Camera’s are great and brilliant. This camera is provided with Samsung’s new feature Smart Crop, it helps the user to crop the images snapped from any angle very easily and edit them so that they look untouched. The Smart Auto feature in this camera is very useful feature, by Smart Auto feature user can easily take the best shots, this feature works by automatically selecting the face and in which climate it is taken and surroundings , everything it will take into consider and gives a great output.

Going to video recording of this latest Samsung ST80, it takes video at 30 fps. This piece will provide the user to record great quality 720p HD video.

The Samsung ST80 is having wireless connectivity by which the user can easily share the images or video without any need of any connected computer. By using camera, user can send the images in mail directly for camera. Not only mailing, user can easily upload the images or videos to any social networking site or Samsung own site. This latest ST80 is also providing the account of mobile hotspot provider namely Boingo. This camera is looking great with these all good features and it gives more by Samsungs ALLShare technology. By this technology customer can easily sync the ST80 with popular DLNA compliant electronics.

The Samsung ST80 Digital Camera with all these good and great features, like Wi Fi option, 3 inch touch screen for easy access, 3x zoom lens and 729 HD video recording with H.264 compression. This latest camera will be released in September 2010 and will be priced at $249.00 for four different colors, white, charcoal black, mint blue and fuchsia pink.

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2012 Nissan Murano Review and Price

July 29th, 2010 No comments

2012 Nissan Murano Changes

Nissan Murano a stylish SUV from Nissan Family. The youngest member of the Nissan family is designed for Highways . So if you are looking for any significant changes between 2012 Nissan Murano and 2011, the possibility is very less. However, it will surely throw challenge to its main rival Toyota Venza and Ford Edge. 2012 Murano will appear with two trims- Murano SL and Murano SE. Nissan will also introduce 2012 Nissan Murano convertible trim. It will appear in LosAngeles Auto show this year will held in nov.

The 2012 Nissan Murano will come  with 3.5 liter V-6 engine which is able to produce 245 horse power and about 246 foot pound torque. It is integrated with CVT to increase the performance of vehicle multiple times. Basically Murano is All Wheel Drive vehicle but system is made so that driver of the vehicle can shift to two wheel drive, to ensure fuel economy. 2012 Murano will be available with variable transmission. When wheel is point of concerned the base model of 2012 Nissan Murano will come with 18″ alloy wheel.

No doubt 2012 Nissan Murano will be a stylish car with incredible front grille like its previous version. The rear hatch of the vehicle is unique as well if you compare with other SUV’s.  The medium sized five passengers vehicle will have wheel base of 111.2 inch.  It indeed will provide enough room for  passenger. 2012 Murano will offer good  cargo space as well.  The other features include 8 way power seat, xenon headlights, chrome grille rear spoiler etc. Also door will comprise of power door lock. Power windows and Power mirrors are other significant features.

One most incredible features the 2012 Nissan Murano is its safety measure. It comes with number of safety measures like emergency braking assist superior traction control, active head restraintism,front and rear ventilated disc brakes and 4-wheel ABS. Along with the safety measures it offers front side-mounted airbags, anti theft alarm features.

Fuel economy:

The 2012 Nissan murano fuel economy will remain same as the vehicle will equip the same power specs as its predecessor come with. So it is expected the car will provide 18 mpg in city and 23 mpg in highway.

Pricing Information

The price of the 2012 Nissan murano model is not announced by the manufacturer. As there is no significant changes for 2012 Murano. SO it is expected the price will remain same or slight changes may observe. The price ranges for the Murano will be $28,739 to $31,139 MSRP.

Release date

The 2012 Nissan murano can be available for the car crazy people by autumn 2011.

Competitors

The competitors of 2012 Nissan murano model are 2011 Toyota Venza and 2011 Ford Edge

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2012 Nissan Maxima Review and Prices

July 29th, 2010 1 comment

Nissan Maxima always categorized as one of the high performance sedans and we can’t ignore this Japanese vehicle’s performance and specs while comparing it with other similar cars. However, comparing it with Accord you will found it stand before Maxima. Speaking about 2012 Nissan maxima, there wouldn’t be any notable changes the vehicle would get. It will come with same Maxima GXE, Maxima SE, or Maxima GLE trims.

There will be not much mechanical changes that can be seen in Nissan Maxima 2012.  It will equip with 3.5-liter DOHC V-6 gas engines  the engine comprises of 24 valves have variable timing. The Engine will yield 255  horsepower and 246 foot pound torque. The 2012 Nissan maxima will be front wheel drive vehicle with 4 speed automatic transmission. However, there is a chance of integration of 6 speed manual  in 2012 Maxima SE model.  For smooth response it uses the continuously variable transmission (CVT). Safety features included anti-lock brakes, improved air bags, electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Traction control system. 2012 Maxima SE model may include sport-tuned suspension.

When interior is concerned, 2012 Nissan Maxima features center armrest; you can adjust height of the armrest. Along with it , the vehicle include, tachometer 60/40 split-rear seat, trip computer, low fuel warning premium Bose audio system, outside temperature measurement display and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

Like predecessor 2012 Nissan maxima power front seats, power sunroof, keyless access and leather wrapped steering wheels. In the 3.5 SV model there are some additional features expected like USB iPod interface, Bluetooth Wireless connectivity etc.

Prices of 2012 Nissan Maxima

It is assumed that 2012 Nissan Maxima will return with similar price ranges as there is no significant changes the car will observe, if we compare it with previous model. However, their might be possibility of slight changes here and there. It will start with  $30,000 for base model. However, 2011 Honda Accord is more economical in terms of price and fuel economy. However there is no official confirmation and price may change.

Fuel Economy of 2012 Nissan Maxima

2012 Nissan Maxima estimates for fuel economy are not available for review but is expected to be quite similar as previous model years. A rating of 19/26 mpg city/highway can be expected in the case of 2012 Nissan Maxima.

Release Date of 2012 Nissan Maxima

It is expected to be release at the end of summer or in the early months of 2011.

Competitors of 2012 Nissan Maxima

The main competitor of 2012 Nissan Maxima is  Honda Accord and it is more fuel efficient and economic than 2012 Nissan Maxima

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