The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today awarded three 2017 Nissan vehicles with its "Top Safety Pick Plus" (TSP+) vehicle safety rating, which is the group's highest-available designation. The 2017 Nissan Altima, Maxima and Rogue each scored at least a "Good" rating in all five "Top Safety Pick" (TSP) test categories and earned "Top Safety Pick Plus" status with "Advanced" or "Superior" ratings for front crash prevention for models equipped with optional Forward Emergency Braking. Beginning this year a "Good" or "Acceptable" rating for headlight performance is also required to earn a TSP+ rating.
When Nissan rolled out a series of futuristic auto show concept vehicles a few years ago, few people believed that the boldly styled designs would ever see the light of a Nissan showroom. Yet against the odds they started coming.
Nissan's Canadian sales have consistently outperformed the industry in 2014 – up 28.5 per cent CYTD through June. And though led by the all-new Micra and recently redesigned Altima, Rogue, Sentra and Pathfinder, other models such as LEAF (+86.3%), Versa Note (+14.4%), Frontier (+20.5%) and NV200 (+244.3%) are also showing strong results month after month. This gives the Nissan lineup great momentum heading into the 2015 model year.