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The Nissan Qashqai has gained a 5-star safety rating in from ANCAP. To date, it has the second-highest score garnered for the Safety Assist. This safety rating applies to all variants of the vehicle.

The vehicle managed to score 91 percent in Adult Occupant Protection and 93 percent in Child Occupant Protection. Meanwhile, it scored 74 percent in Vulnerable Road User Protection, and 97 percent in Safety Assist.

Dual frontal, side chest-protecting, curtain, and a centre airbag are standard equipment.

It also has autonomous Car-to-Car, Vulnerable Road User, Junction Assist and Backover emergency braking. Furthermore, it has a lane support system with lane keep assist (LKA), lane departure warning (LDW) and emergency lane keeping (ELK). Also standard in all variants is an advanced speed assistance system (SAS).

“Nissan is to be congratulated for the Qashqai’s range of active safety systems,” said ANCAP Chief Executive Officer, Carla Hoorweg.

“The presence and performance of these features demonstrate the significant effort Nissan has made to offer the best safety equipment possible to Qashqai buyers.”

“By achieving these scores under ANCAP’s most stringent protocols, Nissan’s impressive safety performance will be welcomed by families and fleet buyers looking to purchase their next SUV,” Ms. Hoorweg added.

A full list of safety features and technologies found in the Nissan Qashqai can be found here.

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