RonDawg wrote: cwerdna wrote: DaveinOlyWA wrote:
And no...Seattle does not rate high enough to have a dealership.
Pacific Nissan existed in Seattle, sorta near downtown. It closed and was eventually torn down. I used to go there for service
when (Melody's) Bellevue and Kirkland Nissan closed down and there were no Eastside Nissan dealers.
(I lived on the Eastside.)
Stadium Nissan in Seattle existed for awhile. I sold them my former 350Z for a pretty good price. But alas, they closed down too. Maybe they weren't so savvy at business?
Re Pacific Nissan, was it located on that strip of land between Mercer and Roy Streets, between I-5 and what is currently the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation? If so, everything (including other car dealerships) was bought up through eminent domain for the widening of Mercer Street in anticipation of the tunnel completion.
Re no Nissan dealers within Seattle itself, that could be due to the business climate in that city as opposed to elsewhere in the Puget Sound region.
Hmm. I guess so. https://www.yelp.com/biz/downtown-seatt ... an-seattle
says 601 Westlake Ave N, which sounds right.
From https://www.google.com/maps/place/601+W ... 22.3389293
, you can see the former service garage on the left and the dealer on the right.
I hadn't known of the reason for its closing. I just know it closed.
When I lived on the Eastside, for awhile, it was quite annoying to get dealer service or warranty work done on my Nissans (since both Eastside dealers closed). I had to drive to Seattle and then get a ride from a co-worker who lived in Seattle to work on the Eastside.
The above dealer service dept didn't have that great a rep either. Nissan of Fife had a good rep but they were FAR from home and work. I recall once going to Campbell Nelson Nissan in Edmonds, which also wasn't convenient.
I might've complained to Nissan corporate begging to let me go to Infiniti dealers on the Eastside for warranty/recall work, to no avail. At minimum, I called Eastside Infiniti service depts about this. Didn't help.