Nissan Maxima and Altima Ranked High in IIHS Testing




The 2019 and 2020 models of the Nissan Maxima and Altima have been ranked high by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the front crash prevention test. These midsize sedans have been given a high score in terms of their safety features, with the Nissan Maxima classified as ‘superior’, and the Nissan Altima falling under ‘advanced’. These extraordinary rankings go on showing Nissan’s consideration for the best safety and driver assistance innovations in their products. 

Nissan Maxima Safety Features

The Nissan Maxima is equipped with Automatic Emergency Braking, which represents an advanced innovation that prevents collisions. The system embraces intelligent technology to significantly slow down the speed of the vehicle when it detects a possible impact. 

Forward Collision Warning and Intelligent Cruise Control allow you to maintain a cautious distance from the automobile in front while driving at high speeds. While cruising on the highway, Blind Spot Monitoring notifies you of another vehicle approaching you in your blind spot, thereby preventing any collisions. 

Other driver assistance features include an Advanced Air Bag System with Enhanced Child Car Seat Security. For an effortless parking experience, the model features Front and Rear Parking Sonar as well as a Rear Cross Traffic Alert with an Intelligent Around View Monitor. The car is even equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring Alert.

Nissan Altima Safety Features

The Nissan Altima models are generated for a safe and comfortable driving experience. The car is equipped with: 

  • 10 standard airbags that offer all-round protection
  • Dual-stage supplemental front airbags with the seat belt and occupant classification sensors
  • Driver and front-passenger knee-mounted airbags
  • Front and rear seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental airbags with rollover sensor. 

The variant also features other driver-assist technologies, like Vehicle Dynamic Control, Traction Control System, Anti-Lock Braking System, Advanced Braking, as well as LATCH systems for child restraint seats. 

Although these cars are not luxury vehicles, they are designed with all the requisite safety and driver-assist features. With all of these incredible offerings, the 2019 and 2020 models of the Nissan Maxima and Nissan Altima keep the safety and well-being of you and your family as utmost priority. Schedule your test drive today in Easton!