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2004 Nissan Quest

Minivan
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    P
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
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2014
G
G
A
G
2013
G
G
A
G
2012
G
G
A
G
2011
G
G
A
G
2009
G
G
P
2008
G
G
P
2007
G
G
G
P
2006
G
G
G
P
2005
G
P
2004
G
P
2002
P
2001
P
2000
P
1999
P
1998
M
1997
M
1996
M

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 vehicle2004 Nissan Quest 3.5S
Weight 4,233 lbs.
Side airbagshead curtain airbags for all three rows of seats
Wheelbase124 in.
Length204 in.
Width78 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEF0317
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 IDCEF0317
Head
HIC-15470
Peak gs at hard contact72
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 - left0.40
Maximum tibia index - right0.70
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.1
Tibia axial force - right (kN)2.3
Foot acceleration (g)
Left68
Right84

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 typeAll seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)105
Distance below top of head (mm)68
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)
Head contact time (ms)
Force rating
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)
Max neck tension (N)

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