The Institute for Highway Safety recently awarded the 2013 Nissan Altima with a “Top Safety Pick Plus” designation. The award recognizes passenger vehicles for their outstanding performance in five safety tests issued by the IIHS.
Nissan was one of the first companies to successfully produce and market an electric car to the masses. By doing so, the Nissan LEAF, which was introduced in the United States in December 2010, has been able to bring home several accolades that speak to its innovative ways, including the “2010 Green Car Vision Award,” the “2011 European Car of the Year,” the “2011 World Car of the Year,” and the “2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan.”
There’s no two ways about it: The 2013 Nissan Altima is one of the most impressive 2013-model year vehicles there is. It’s full of tech, fuel-efficient, comfortable, attractive, powerful, and is even a bit luxurious, and you get all this for a starting MSRP of just over $23,000. There’s one thing that you don’t hear about too often with the 2013 Altima, though, and that’s safety features.