2020 Nissan Altima Safety Features & Safety Rating

December 24th, 2019 by

2020 Nissan Altima in garage with man nearby

If you’re looking for a safe sedan for your friends and family, then the 2020 Nissan Altima is likely on your radar. After all, it’s been given the NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating, and is an IIHS Top Safety Pick award winner. Are you curious how 2020 Nissan Altima safety features contribute to such high safety ratings? Learn all about the Nissan Altima safety features you’ll enjoy on drives through Bullhead.

Nissan Altima Safety Features

In addition to strong Nissan Altima safety ratings, drivers will feel even more secure with the vehicle’s vast suite of safety and driver assist features. Whether you need an extra set of eyes when backing up, or want live traffic information, you’ll find that Nissan Altima safety features keep you alert and engaged driving through Bullhead. Key 2020 Nissan Altima safety features and driver assist technology include:

  • Nissan Advanced Airbag System with dual-stage supplemental front airbags with seat-belt and occupant-classification sensors
  • Seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags for front- and rear-seat outboard occupants
  • Driver and front-passenger supplemental knee airbags
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags with rollover sensor for front- and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection
  • 3-point ALR/ELR seat belt system (ELR only for driver)
  • Front and rear seat belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters
  • LATCH System (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones
  • Hood buckling creases and safety stops
  • Pipe-style steel side-door guard beams
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Nissan Intelligent All-Wheel Drive
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with individual tire pressure display and Easy-Fill Tire Alert

2020 Nissan Altima Safety Ratings

What do all these Nissan Altima safety features add up to? Check out the following 2020 Nissan Altima NHTSA safety ratings below to find out:


  • Small overlap front
    • Driver Side: Good
    • Passengers Side: Acceptable
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Crash Avoidance and Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior (with optional equipment)
  • Headlights: Acceptable (with certain trims/options)

Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Good

Drive Safely in Las Vegas with the New Nissan Altima

Now that you know everything you need to about Nissan Altima safety features, it’s time for you to get behind the wheel for yourself! Find out how a new Nissan Altima in our inventory can take drives between Mesquite and Pahrump to the next level by taking a test drive at Planet Nissan. Contact us to make your appointment today, or take your search in another direction with our Nissan Frontier vs. Toyota Tacoma comparison!

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