When you invest in the vehicle of your dreams, do you expect it to offer you protection in the unfortunate chance you're involved in an accident?
But it can be hard to determine the safety of a vehicle just based on a test drive and a CARFAX report alone — no matter how thorough it may be.
That's where the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs come in handy.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducts tests on vehicles to determine their individual "crashworthiness," which explains how well a vehicle is able to protect occupants in the unfortunate event of an accident.
Although protection during a crash is a very important consideration when rating the safety of a vehicle, preventative measures are just as important. The IIHS recognizes that and factors preventative performance into its ratings. Preventative measures include front crash prevention, systems that warn drivers, or automatic braking in certain situations in which
Vehicles that test well qualify for the designation of TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+.
2017 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs: Nissan Style
Six different Nissan vehicles earned the distinction of 2017 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICKs. Nissan secured spots in small and midsize cars as well as small and midsize SUVs.
The 2017 Nissan Sentra offers superior front crash protection along with a strong crashworthy rating. This car, though small, will keep you and your family safe in an accident as well as in your day-to-day travels.
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When you need a bit more space, but you don't want to leave the car realm, the midsize 2017 Nissan Altima is a great choice. Like the Sentra, the Nissan Altima also scored well in front crash protection and the five crashworthy areas. It also boasts safer headlights, giving you that extra piece of mind knowing you have top-notch visibility.
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The 2017 Nissan Maxima also earned the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK distinction. The Nissan Maxima offers all of the safety features of the Altima and goes one step further with more
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When you need a bit more sport, but you're not ready to commit to a workhorse or minivan, the 2017 Nissan Rogue, a small SUV, is a great choice. This SUV earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating, scoring well in crash avoidance and mitigation as well as crashworthiness.
Take a step in the larger direction, and find both the 2017 Nissan
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Your safety is in your vehicle's hands. Make sure you choose those hands wisely!
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