Nissan LEAF has been awarded five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Nissan LEAF got four stars for frontal crash and rollover tests and five stars for side crashes. Overall, it was awarded five stars.
The LEAF and Volt also have been named Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) also gave the LEAF five stars in May.
Standard Nissan LEAF safety systems include Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant classification sensors, front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags, roof-mounted curtain side impact supplemental air bags for front and rear-seat outboard occupant head protection, 3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (driver’s seat ELR only) with pretensioners and load limiters, child seat upper tether anchor, LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system and child safety rear door locks. Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS) are also standard on all LEAF models.
Nissan LEAF Frontal Impact
Nissan LEAF Side Impact
Nissan LEAF Side Pole Impact