nissan is launching a subscription service that lets you switch to a different car every day heres how it works
2019 Nissan Maxima

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  • Nissan Motors has introduced a subscription service that allows drivers to transfer to other cars every day.
  • The plan is called "Nissan Switch" and will cost $ 699 or $ 899 per month depending on the level you choose, and will start as a trial run in Houston.
  • The "Select" layer will provide access to models such as Altima, Rogue and Pathfinder, while the "Advanced" layer will provide access to Maxima, Murano, and Armada models, etc.
  • Nissan has joined other automakers such as Lexus, Audi, Volvo and Mercedes Benz Provide car subscription services.
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Nissan said on Wednesday that it would launch a subscription service that would allow drivers to transfer to another car every day.

Nissan said in a statement that the plan is called the "Nissan Switch" and it plans to conduct a trial run in the Houston area. release. Drivers can choose from two levels, "Select" and "Advanced", at $ 699 and $ 899, respectively.

The Select class will offer models such as the Altima sedan and Rogue crossover, while the Premium models will offer models such as the Maxima sedan and the Armada SUV.

must pay $ 495 to join the plan, but the subscription includes "unlimited switches, as many as new cars per day", delivery, cleaning, insurance, roadside assistance and regular maintenance.

To switch to another car, the driver can "use the Nissan Switch app or send a text message to your personal concierge to schedule your switch," Program website. Nissan will then deliver vehicles in service areas.

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"Nissan Switch is another way for Nissan to test traditional mobility concepts without providing with long-term financial commitments," said Andrew Tavi, Nissan's vice president of external affairs.

"For those who need a car on the weekend, an SUV or a sports car [such as the GTR] on the weekend, Nissan Switch offers the solution." GTR charges an additional $ 100 per day for up to 7 days.

Nissan Motors says Netflix-like subscription service "changes your journey as easily as changing ecstasy watching," adding subscription plans from Audi, Lexus, and other automakers Mercedes Benz.

Car order plans are a convenient way to drive a variety of cars, but fun comes at a price. Automotive market analysis Edmunds.com found Subscription fees-the highest price analyzed over the past three years is $ 97,739-are much more expensive than traditional leases.