Altima Earns 5-Star Safety Rating From NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program

Passing more stringent tests than ever before, then 2013 Nissan Altima earned a 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Online PR News – 29-September-2012 – Syosset, NY – A good car is more than just good looks. Along with appearance, other factors need to be taken into considering while shopping for a new vehicle. The all-new 2013 Nissan Altima offers the total package in the car world. In addition to an updated style and loads of features, the Altima has earned a 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The 2013 Altima can now be found at Legend Nissan in Syosset.
"With the new Altima, we made available a suite of safety innovations, including intelligent headlights, Blind Spot Warning and Moving Object Detection, just to name a few," said Brian Carolin, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Nissan North America, Inc. "The 2013 Altima is the whole package, offering class-leading 38 mpg highway, premium comfort and advanced safety features."
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began to perform more stringent tests and enforcing stricter requirements in order to earn a 5-star safety rating on vehicle model years 2011 and newer. The new Altima met this challenge and passed with flying colors.
The 2013 Altima is stocked with an abundance of safety features. Nissan’s Advanced Air Bag System, vehicle dynamic control with traction control, and a tire pressure monitoring system all come standard. Additional safety features include an energy-absorbing steering column and zone body construction with front and rear crumple zones.
The 2013 Nissan Altima is now on the lot at Legend Nissan. Visit the Long Island dealership in person or online at The friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to assist with any inquiries.
About Legend Nissan: Legend Nissan is proud to be the select Long Island area Nissan dealer. We provide Nissan vehicles, award winning service, and Nissan parts to all surrounding cities including Syosset, Hempstead, Smithtown and West Babylon. Our dealership carries an extensive line of new, used, and certified Nissan cars, trucks, and SUVs.