Nissan: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awards tip reserve designations to pivotal Nissan models for 2016

Posted on 10. Dec, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) famous 4 Nissan vehicles with Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) or Top Safety Pick (TSP) designations for 2016. These latest announcements underscore Nissan’s joining to continual alleviation to newcomer reserve opposite a whole lineup.

IIHS awarded a all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima a “Top Safety Pick Plus” (TSP+) reserve rating, that is a group’s tip designation. The 2016 Nissan Maxima joins a formerly announced 2016 Murano with a TSP+ rating. The Maxima scored “Good” in all 5 TSP categories and warranted TSP+ standing with a “Superior” rating for front pile-up impediment for those models versed with Forward Emergency Braking.

The 2016 Nissan Sentra joins a 2016 Rogue in earning an IIHS “Top Safety Pick” rating. The 2016 Sentra, that goes on sale in January, will offer Forward Emergency Braking. Once that complement is tested by IIHS a Sentra has a intensity to be upgraded to a TSP+ rating. Nissan’s tip offered 2016 Altima will bear IIHS contrast subsequent month with a probability of achieving a TSP+ rating as well.

“Nissan is unapproachable to again have a core vehicles famous by IIHS for automobile safety,” pronounced Pierre Loing, clamp president, Product Strategy and Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA). “The new Maxima, like a Murano, is sourroundings high standards in a category for styling, opening and interior refinement.  The 2016 Nissan Rogue and Sentra denote Nissan’s joining to high peculiarity and reserve standards, and we are appreciative that these superb vehicles have been famous for glorious design.”

For this year, IIHS has tightened a standards by requiring a “Good” or improved rating in all 5 of a crashworthiness categories to acquire a “Top Safety Pick” and creation an accessible front pile-up impediment complement imperative for all awards. To acquire a IIHS “Top Safety Pick Plus” designation, a automobile contingency acquire a “Good” or improved on all 5 crashworthiness categories and also accept an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating for front pile-up prevention.

All-New 2016 Nissan Maxima Safety and Security Features
Standard reserve and confidence facilities on all 2016 Maxima trim levels embody a Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with supplemental front atmosphere bags with chair belt and passenger sequence sensors; front seat-mounted side impact supplemental atmosphere bags; roof-mounted screen side impact supplemental atmosphere bags with rollover sensor for front and rear-seat outboard passenger conduct protection; front chair belts with pre-tensioners and bucket limiters and tractable top anchors; and LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren).

Every Maxima also offers child reserve behind doorway locks; Zone Body construction featuring front and behind press zones and passenger zone; Nissan Immobilizer complement and anti-theft alarm system. Maxima offers a accumulation of modernized technologies that are customary on 3 trim levels embody Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC), Blind Spot Warning (BSW), class-exclusive Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Forward Emergency Braking (FEB), and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

Maxima offers Around View® Monitor (AVM) with Moving Object Detection (MOD) complement that facilities 4 tiny superwide-angle cameras mounted on a front, sides and behind of a automobile that yield a “bird’s eye” practical 360° perspective around a vehicle. It provides additional selectable split-screen close-ups of a front, behind and quell views, assisting a motorist scheme a automobile in or out of parsimonious spots. Rear Cross Traffic Alert helps warning a motorist of an coming automobile when subsidy out of a parking spot. 

Moving Object Detection builds on a capabilities of a AVM system, assisting raise a driver’s situational recognition by providing visible and heard warnings (front, side or behind operation intent detection) if a complement detects relocating objects (such as another vehicle) within a displayed picture in situations such as pulling out of a parking space. Using worldly picture estimate technology, a complement detects relocating objects within a practical “bird’s eye view” (when a automobile is in Park). When starting off or subsidy up, it detects relocating objects channel within a front or behind views, respectively.

Please click HERE for a IIHS report.

About Nissan North America
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About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission automobile segment.

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Steve Yaeger
Nissan North America, Inc.


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