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2004 Nissan Quest

Minivan
Crashworthiness
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    P

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Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
Small Moderate
2016
P
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2015
P
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2014
P
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2013
P
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2012
P
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
P
G
G
A
G
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
G
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2006
G
G
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2005
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2004
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2002
P
Crash avoidance rating
2001
P
Crash avoidance rating
2000
P
Crash avoidance rating
1999
P
Crash avoidance rating
1998
M
Crash avoidance rating
1997
M
Crash avoidance rating
1996
M
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2004-09 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
A
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
A
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Nissan Quest was redesigned for the 2004 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the neck, chest, and both legs indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag, indicating that injuries to the head would be possible.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was reasonably well controlled. There was too much upward steering wheel movement. During rebound, the deployed driver side curtain airbag kept the dummy's head away from the B-pillar.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2004 Nissan Quest 3.5S passenger van
Weight 4,233 lbs.
Side airbags head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats
Wheelbase 124 in.
Length 204 in.
Width 78 in.
Engine 3.5 L V6
EPA ratings 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CEF0317
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 6
Left (cm) 15
Center (cm) 13
Right (cm) 13
Brake pedal (cm) 16
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 3
Right (cm) 4
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 11
Rearward (cm) 1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 1

Driver injury measures

Test ID CEF0317
Head
HIC-15 470
Peak gs at hard contact 72
Neck
Tension (kN) 2.0
Extension bending moment (Nm) 20
Maximum Nij 0.33
Chest maximum compression (mm) 33
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 2.6
Femur force - right (kN) 1.8
Knee displacement - left (mm) 0
Knee displacement - right (mm) 1
Maximum tibia index - left 0.40
Maximum tibia index - right 0.70
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.1
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 2.3
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 68
Right 84

Applies to 2004 models

Overall evaluation
P
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
M
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

All seats

How this test is conducted

Seat type All seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 105
Distance below top of head (mm) 68
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 0.0
Head contact time (ms)
Force rating 0
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)
Max neck tension (N)
1
Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats (standard); front seat-mounted torso airbags (standard beginning with 2008 models, optional in 2004-07 models)
2
Electronic stability control (optional)
3
Antilock brakes

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