New Nissan Pathfinder arrives with five-star security

ANCAP has introduced a five-star security score for the brand new Nissan Pathfinder.

All variants of the three-row Nissan Pathfinder have achieved 5 stars after being put by way of lively and passive security checks carried out at take a look at amenities in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and regional NSW.

Full factors have been awarded for the Pathfinder’s safety of the driving force in each the aspect influence and indirect pole checks, and the front-seat passenger within the frontal offset take a look at. Excessive scores have been additionally awarded for cover of the driving force within the full width frontal take a look at, nonetheless chest safety for the rear passenger on this take a look at was rated as Weak.

For the safety of kid occupants, most factors have been scored within the frontal offset and aspect influence checks. The Pathfinder is fitted with ISOFIX and top-tether anchorages for all three seats within the second row, and within the left-hand seat of the third row. An general Youngster Occupant Safety rating of 93% was achieved.

The brand new Pathfinder can be fitted with a centre airbag to minimise occupant-to-occupant and occupant-to-vehicle contact within the entrance row, and good outcomes have been achieved in checks of its effectiveness. Head-protecting aspect curtain airbags are additionally fitted as customary, and lengthen to cowl the outboard seating positions of all three seating rows.

An autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system able to detecting and responding to pedestrians and cyclists is fitted to all Pathfinder variants. This method was proven to offer an Satisfactory degree of general efficiency in pedestrian take a look at eventualities, and Good efficiency in checks with cyclists travelling alongside and throughout the street.

Collisions with different automobiles are additionally minimised by way of the Pathfinder’s AEB car-to-car system. A Good general efficiency rating was recorded, with the Pathfinder capable of brake autonomously in emergency conditions when approaching a stopped or slower transferring automobile, or when turning throughout the trail of an oncoming automobile.

“We’ve seen some spectacular security outcomes from Nissan this 12 months with the Qashqai, X-Path, and now the Pathfinder all attaining 5 star security rankings,” ANCAP chief govt Carla Hoorweg says.

“We stay up for seeing Nissan proceed their dedication to providing the best ranges of security for Australian and New Zealand prospects with future fashions,” she says.