Nissan Juke Earns Top Safety Pick Award


American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2011 Nissan Juke a “Top Safety Pick” rating, recognizing the car as one of the safest crossovers in the market today.

The rating is given to vehicles that achieve the Institute’s highest rating of “Good” in front, rear and side impact protection as well as being equipped with electronic stability control and earn a good rating in roof strength. To be awarded as a safety pick a car must good in all front,rear and side test as well as the roll-over test. The Juke, like its award – winning siblings – benefit from a large list of standard and available safety features.

The Nissan Juke joins the Nissan LEAF, Nissan Cube and Infiniti M37/M56 on the list of 2011 Top Safety Picks.

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“Nissan’s commitment to safety and innovation is reflected in the Nissan Juke receiving the Top Safety Pick from IIHS,” said Brian Carolin, senior vice president, Sales and Marketing, Nissan North America, Inc.  “The Nissan Juke has a unique combination of motorsports-inspired design and unexpected levels of technology and safety features – all with a starting MSRP under $19,000.”

Every 2011 Juke comes equipped with the Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage, dual-threshold front air bags and seat belt and occupant classification sensors, roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags for front and rear outboard occupant head protection, seat-mounted driver and front passenger side-impact supplemental air bags and front-seat Active Head Restraints. Other standard equipment includes LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS).

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