2020 Nissan Altima Safety Highlights

The 2020 Nissan Altima has proven to be an excellent choice for Newnan and Douglasville-area drivers. That’s because it’s achieved some incredible safety ratings, thanks to its wide variety of advanced safety and driver assist features. So, you’ll have peace of mind whether you’re running errands around town or hitting the open road for a weekend away. Learn more about the Nissan Altima safety ratings and explore some of the standout features at Scott Evans Nissan today!

Nissan Altima Safety Rating

While the 2020 Nissan Altima hasn't been tested yet, the 2019 Altima was awarded an IIHS Top Safety Pick with top marks in overall crashworthiness, moderate front overlap crash tests, and more.

Nissan Altima Brakes

The Altima is offered with Automatic Emergency Braking, standard brake assist, and standard 4-wheel disc brakes, giving you the technology assistance and equipment to stop on a dime.

Nissan Driver Assist

The Nissan Altima can be equipped with a variety of sensor-based driver assistance technologies, including Intelligent Cruise Control, Blind Spot Warning, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

Customizable Alerts

Also on offer are custom alerts like a speed alert, valet alert, boundary alert, and curfew alert. These features are a smart addition if you have a teen driver at home.

Nissan Altima Safety Rating

The 2020 Nissan Altima hasn’t been tested yet. However, when the 2019 Nissan Altima was put to the test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the experts thoroughly assessed how various components of the vehicle will hold up in the event of an accident or any other collision. Drivers will be pleased to see that the Altima earned the following strong crash test ratings, making this a dependable vehicle for you and your family:


  • Small overlap front
    • Driver Side: Good
    • Passengers Side: Acceptable
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Crash Avoidance and Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior (with optional equipment)
  • Headlights: Acceptable (with certain trims/options)

Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Good

Nissan Altima Safety Features

Drivers will feel even more secure with the vehicle’s vast suite of safety and driver assist features. Whether you need an extra set of eyes when backing out of a parking spot, or want to stay updated on traffic in the area, you’ll find the Nissan Altima safety features are designed to keep you alert and safe behind the wheel. Some of the 2020 Nissan Altima safety and driver assist features include:

  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System with dual-stage supplemental front airbags with seat-belt and occupant-classification sensors
  • Seat-mounted side-impact supplemental airbags for front- and rear-seat outboard occupants
  • Driver and front-passenger supplemental knee airbags
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental airbags with rollover sensor for front- and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection
  • 3-point ALR/ELR seat belt system (ELR only for driver)
  • Front and rear seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones
  • Hood buckling creases and safety stops
  • Pipe-style steel side-door guard beams
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire pressure display and Easy-Fill Tire Alert

Drive Safely in Coweta County with the New Nissan Altima

Now that you know a little more about the Nissan Altima safety rating and features, are you ready to feel secure behind the wheel of your new vehicle? You can learn more about the Nissan Altima by checking out its new interior and stellar reviews, or see how it compares to other popular sedans on the market such as the Toyota Camry. Browse our selection of new Nissan Altima models for sale to find your favorite. Contact us today to get the car buying process started with a dedicated member of our finance team, or schedule a test drive near Villa Rica and Lithia Springs today!

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