Nissan Sentra 2000-06models SIDE IMPACT TEST WITHOUT OPTIONAL SIDE AIRBAGS OVERALL EVALUATION: Poor Injury measures Head protection Structure/safety cage Head/neck Torso Pelvis/leg Driver Poor Poor Poor Poor Marginal Rear passenger Acceptable Good Good Marginal Important: Side impact crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle type and weight categories. Test details: The Nissan Sentra was redesigned for the 2000 model year. Injury measures: Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that serious skull fracture and/or brain injuries would be likely in a crash of this severity. Rib fractures and/or internal organ injuries plus a fracture of the pelvis would also be likely. Rear passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that head injuries would be possible in a crash of this severity. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low. Head protection: Driver — The dummy's head was hit by the intruding barrier, producing high head injury measures. Rear passenger — The dummy's head was hit by the window glass, window sill, and pillar behind the rear passenger door, producing moderately high head injury measures.
Crash, Test, 2000, 2006, Nissan, Sentra, Side, Impact, IIHS