IIHS Awards 2016 Altima Top Safety Pick+ Designation
Today, we learned the exciting news that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recognized the 2016 Nissan Altima with its highest safety designation: Top Safety Pick Plus. The announcement comes fresh on the heels of both the 2016 Maxima and 2016 Murano earning the same designation.
The Altima earned scores of "Good" in all five crash categories, and a "Superior" rating for front crash prevention, when equipped with Forward Emergency Braking.
"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). "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."