Shock absorbers are one of the most essential components of a car’s overall performance, so it’s necessary to make sure they’re always in good working order. Nevertheless, it’s not easy to know when to change the shock absorbers of your Nissan Cube? That’s exactly why our team has written this article to help you find an answer to this question. First, we will discover why it is necessary to change the shock absorbers of your car, then, when to change the shock absorbers of your Nissan Cube, and at last, what is the price to change them.


Why change shock absorbers Nissan Cube?

Before describing to you when changing the dampers of your Nissan Cube , we will discover why it can be necessary to change them. It is not easy to analyze the state of your shock absorbers, nevertheless, it is necessary to know the role they play to understand the interest of keeping them in good state. The shock absorbers on your Nissan Cube are part of the security features. The fact is, they are the ones that will make sure that your car has good road handling, keeping wheel contact with the ground and balancing the weight of the vehicle evenly. Also the shock absorbers guarantee the driving comfort of your Nissan Cube , if they are used up you will get tired faster and consequently driving your vehicle will be more risky. Finally, having shock absorbers in bad state will accelerate the wear of other components such as the silent blocks or the tires.

When to change shock absorbers Nissan Cube?

We will now discover the part that will most definitely bring you to this article, when to change the shock absorbers of his Nissan Cube? After having discovered the value of having shock absorbers in good state, we will explain how to know if they need to be replaced and when you should take into consideration making this change.
For this, there are not a lot of possibilities, however we will list the different ways to know when to change the shock absorbers of a Nissan Cube, here they are:

  • We determine that the shock absorbers of a car have about 80 000 km of lifetime, so try to know the previous date of shock absorber change if you have a used Nissan Cube, or to check the kilometers if it’s a first hand.
  • We don’t necessarily think about it but the technical control is a good method to know when to change the shock absorbers of your Nissan Cube. In fact, this thorough control of your car (specifically since its evolution in 2019) allows to make a good check-up of the condition of a vehicle. In fact, it will check on your shock absorbers the presence of leakage, the deformation of the rod, the presence of corrosion, and the fixing of these . If you have some expertise in mechanics you can already look yourself for the presence of oil on the shock absorbers which warns you of a possible leak.
  • If you find out that your Nissan Cube squeaks or has an abnormal behavior in turns or when passing on speed bumps for example, do not hesitate to check out our article focused on to this issue. One of these symptoms can inform you to a pronounced wear of your shock absorbers and consequently the relevance to change them.
  • Place your Nissan Cube on a flat surface and facing the bonnet, check if one of the corners of the car is lower than the others. Do not think twice to use a tape measure to get precise measurements. This can inform you to a deterioration of a shock absorber mounting.
  • Check the wear of the tread of the tires of your Nissan Cube, obviously if you detect abnormal on the “sidewalls” of your tires it can be a sign of tired shocks.

Now you know the list of control points that exist to know when to change the dampers of your Nissan Cube .

Price to change shock absorbers Nissan Cube

And to conclude this article we will now see what is the price of replacing shock absorbers on a Nissan Cube . We’re going to separate in two auto parts, first the shock absorbers replacement at a specialist, and then the price of the shock absorbers alone if you want to have them installed by a friend or yourself, find below the two simulations:

  • Price of the shock absorbers change on Nissan Cube by a specialist: If you change the shock absorbers of your car at a specialist, we advise you if you have a small budget to go rather to a car center like Feu Vert which will offer you prices much less expensive than the mechanic of your Nissan Cube dealership. Nevertheless, if you have a Nissan Cube with a classic finish you will have to count between 400 and 700 euros depending on the sort of mechanic and rather between 700 and 1000 euros if it is a sports model.
  • Price of buying shock absorbers for Nissan Cube on a specialized site: Finally, if you want to do the change yourself, buying “generic” shock absorbers on specialized sites like oscaro can allow you to make significant savings, for a set of front shock absorbers you will need between 50 and 150 euros, do not think twice to check out the offer on Oscaro, and if you want to change the rear shock absorbers it’s rather between 50 and 100 euros, idem, follow the link to get the prices and the different models available.

    If perhaps you have any additional questions about the Nissan Cube, do not hesitate to consult our Nissan Cube category.