Print Español

About Connell Nissan

Connell Nissan's Mission Statement

  • To be a leader you must believe that your dealership does more than sell cars and trucks.

  • Genuine leaders instill trust in their customers and employees.

  • Genuine leaders demonstrate dependability and quality in every customer interaction.

  • Genuine leaders show they are more than willing to go the extra mile to make their customer's experience with the dealership and the vehicle they drive nothing short of exceptional.

Executive Manager - Mark Ranauro
Employed at Connell since 1981
General Manager Connell Nissan since 1998


Employed at Connell since 1986
Service Director since 2004
714-444-4220 x458

About Connell Nissan - a Costa Mesa New & Used Nissan Dealership

Connell Nissan offers certified sales and service of the complete Nissan line including the world famous GT-R supercar, the innovative Electric Leaf and the commercial NV van. We also rent vehicles for day, week or monthly use.  If you need a ride home or to work, we offer free shuttle service.   Connell Nissan is the largest seller of the GT-R in the USA and number one in the West for commercial Nissan NV sales. 

Connell Nissan is a proud sponsor of the Japanese Classic Car show, featuring pre-1985 Japanese vehicles, and the Father's Day Nissan Jam.

We offer free electric vehicle charging featuring the 480 v DC quick charger that charges the Nissan Leaf to 80% in less than 30 minutes.

We will purchase your vehicle, paid for or not, and give you a written value good for three days.

We promise to go above and beyond to earn your business.


Established in 1998.

Fifty years in the same location.  Connell Nissan is a family owned and operated. Our Chevrolet dealership opened in the 1950's on Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. In 1964, we became one of the first dealerships on Harbor Blvd in Costa Mesa.  The Nissan dealership opened in 1998.

Our general manager, Mark Ranauro, is a 32 year employee of the Connell Group.   We have fifteen employees who have worked at this dealership for over 10 years.  Taking care of employees translates into taking care of our customers as they also become part of the Connell family.

Putting the customer first and building a business through referrals is a core principle of our organization.  We offer a personal, un-rushed, hassle-free experience without sacrificing competitive pricing.  

We are number one in GT-R sales in the U. S. and offer 100% Nissan and Infiniti Certified master technicians.   Connell is a Auto Club and TrueCar Certified dealership.

Connell Nissan offers many automotive products and services to our Costa Mesa area customers. From quality new Nissan vehicles to used cars, we know anyone looking for a vehicle in Costa Mesa will likely find what they want at our dealership. We carry a comprehensive line of Nissan vehicles, including the Altima, Versa, 370Z, Cube and Murano, making us a good choice as your Costa Mesa Nissan car dealer.

Our services include trusted Nissan car repair, original Nissan parts, and financing to help our customers purchase the car of their dreams.

Call Connell Nissan or come visit us in person. We're conveniently located at 2850 Harbor Blvd. and look forward to helping you with your automotive needs.

Contact Information

Connell Nissan

2850 Harbor Boulevard

800-731-8938 parts

Costa Mesa, CA 92626
sales Sales:
service Service:
parts Parts:


  • Monday: 8:30am - 9pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 9pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 9pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 9pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 9pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am -7:30pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 7:30