We all want to drive safe cars and luckily there are organizations that test vehicles to see how safe they really are. One of these is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Each year it puts new cars through rigorous crash tests to determine their crashworthiness and the highest recognition it gives out is the Top Safety Pick+.
Recently, Nissan’s Top Safety Pick+ cars increased their total number of vehicles by one with the addition of the 2016 Altima. The Altima joins the 2016 Maxima and Murano that have also earned this designation.
IIHS gave the Altima its top “good” score in all five crash test and a “superior” rating for front crash prevention for models equipped with the available Forward Emergency Braking technology.
“Nissan is very proud to have our best-selling vehicle recognized by IIHS for excellence in vehicle safety,” said Michael Bunce, vice president, Product Strategy and Planning, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA), in a statement. Furthermore he says, “Like the new Maxima and Murano, Altima sets high standards in a very competitive class for styling, performance and value as well as safety. We at Nissan are gratified to see that another of our core models has been recognized for excellent design and vehicle safety.”
The Forward Emergency Braking helps drivers stay safer by keeping an eye on their speed, how close drivers are to the cars around them, and can apply the brakes if the driver does not respond when needed.
In addition to this great technology, the Altima also offers Predictive Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Warning, Intelligent Cruise Control, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. Stop by 171 Nissan today to find out more about the award-winning 2016 Nissan Altima!
Finding the perfect vehicle for your family can be difficult, especially if you want a family-oriented vehicle that can keep up with your family’s active lifestyle. If you are having difficulty finding that ideal vehicle, then your search is over—the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder is just the midsize SUV for you! Recently named one of the KBB.com 15 Best Family Cars of 2015, the Pathfinder combines roominess, refinement, and technology to create the perfect atmosphere for your family.
“Completely redesigned just two years ago, 2015 Pathfinder retains its core values of fun, utility, and fresh style while also adding a number of exciting enhancements beneficial for the whole family,” said Dan Mohnke, vice president and Nissan Chief Marketing Manager & Marketing Operations. He says, “With plenty of cargo space and interior room, and a smooth ride with solid handling, the 2015 Pathfinder is a classic ‘family-first’ vehicle, and we’re elated to once again be included among Kelley Blue Book’s Best Family Cars.”
The Pathfinder is perfect for families with a variety of enhancements for the 2015 model year, including available Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. It even has a Family Entertainment Package, which includes a variety of family-oriented technologies for the whole family.
If you are interested in learning more about the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder, bring your family in to 171 Nissan today and give the midsize SUV a test drive![Top]