Nissan Frontier 2005-08models SIDE IMPACT TEST WITHOUT OPTIONAL SIDE AIRBAGS OVERALL EVALUATION: Marginal Injury measures Head protection Structure/safety cage Head/neck Torso Pelvis/leg Driver Good Poor Good Marginal Good Rear passenger Good Good Good Marginal Important: Side impact crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle type and weight categories. Test details: The Nissan Frontier was redesigned for the 2005 model year and is significantly larger and heavier than previous models. Injury measures: Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that rib fractures and/or internal organ injuries would be likely in a crash of this severity. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low. Rear passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Head protection: Driver — The dummy's head was hit by its left arm stub. This impact did not produce high injury measures, but the head protection is inadequate. Rear passenger — The dummy's head was hit by the pillar behind the rear passenger door and the window glass of the rear door. These impacts did not produce high head injury measures, but the head protection is inadequate.
Crash, Test, 2005, 2008, Nissan, Frontier, Navara(Side, Impact), IIHS