Nissan has announced it will join the starting lineup of advertisers for NBC's broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
Nissan last aired a Super Bowl commercial in 1997.
The return to major events such as the Super Bowl is part of Nissan's "Big Moments" marketing strategy – an approach that has helped drive Nissan's current sales and brand awareness growth.
Details about Nissan's Super Bowl commercial and integrated social media elements will be announced closer to the game.
Here are some other good auto commercials.
2011 Nissan Leaf Polar Bear
This one-minute commercial follows a polar bear on a trek from watching glaciers melting and breaking apart into the sea down south through a city and into a residential neighborhood to find a man about to start his commute. A feel good environmental message.
Chrysler Eminem Super Bowl Commercial - Imported From Detroit
This 2011 commercial is just moving. The 2011 Super Bowl between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers was viewed by an estimated 111 million people. In the midst of the North American automaker demise, this commercial came at the perfect time. It is credited for helping the automaker rebuild the image of both the brand and the company. Green Bay won 31-25.
The Force: Volkswagon Commercial
A mini Darth Vader attempts to use The Force to start a washer and dryer, and to wake the dog and a doll. He finds success (thanks to his dad) when he starts the family Passat in the driveway. This award-winning commercial first aired during the 2011 Big Game.
Audi A6 Supercharged 2009 Commercial - featuring Jason Statham
Jason Statham travels through the decades in search of a suitable getaway car. He winds up in an Audi A6 supercharged V6. Yeah that's a decent getaway car.
Chevrolet Camaro Super Bowl Commercial 2012: Happy Grad
Could you even imagine...? Chevy does well with this comedic spot.