2016 Nissan Maxima NHTSA side crash test
Overall safety rating: 5(!) stars
New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), Side Test:
Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the driver and rear passenger seats (driver’s side), respectively, and are secured with seat belts. The side crash rating represents an intersection-type collision by having a 3,015 pound (1367kg) barrier moving at 38.5 mph (62km/h) into a standing vehicle. The moving barrier is covered with material that is crushable to replicate the front of a vehicle. 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.