2016 Nissan Maxima NHTSA frontal crash test
Overall safety rating: 5(!) stars
NHTSA – New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) frontal test:
Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the driver and front passenger seats, respectively, and are secured with seat belts. Vehicles are crashed into a fixed barrier at 35 mph (56.3km/h), which is equivalent to a head-on collision between two similar vehicles each moving at 35 mph. One star is the lowest rating; five stars is the highest. More stars equal safer cars.
Frontal crash rating: 5(!) stars (driver: 5(!), passenger: 5)
Side crash rating: 5 stars (driver: 5, passenger: 5)
Side pole crash rating: 5 stars
Combined side barrier and pole rating: (front seat: 5, rear seat: 5)
Rollover rating: 5 stars
Risk of rollover: 13.5%
(!) After the frontal impact barrier test, 20 oz. of fluid leaked from the fuel system during the static rollover test. A fuel leak can be a fire hazard.