2012 Nissan Titan

large pickup / Crew cab pickup

2012 Nissan Titan Crew cab pickup


Rating overview
Moderate overlap front: original test
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats


  • G
  • A
  • M
  • P
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front: original test

Rating applies to 2004-12 models

Tested vehicle: 2004 Nissan Titan XE King Cab 2WD pickup

The Nissan Titan was introduced in the 2004 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates that the driver's survival space was maintained well.

The dummy's head bottomed out the airbag and hit the steering wheel underneath. Head acceleration from this hit was high.

Forces on both legs and feet were low, indicating that significant injury was unlikely.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CEF0412
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 13
Left (cm) 14
Center (cm) 19
Right (cm) 15
Brake pedal (cm) 11
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 4
Right (cm) 3
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 9
Rearward (cm) 0
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 4

Driver injury measures

Test ID CEF0412
HIC-15 428
Peak gs at hard contact 72
Tension (kN) 1.5
Extension bending moment (Nm) 25
Maximum Nij 0.34
Chest maximum compression (mm) 29
Femur force - left (kN) 2.3
Femur force - right (kN) 1.4
Knee displacement - left (mm) 4
Knee displacement - right (mm) 0
Maximum tibia index - left 0.53
Maximum tibia index - right 0.62
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 2.3
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 2.7
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 108
Right 86

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2004-15 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Nissan Titan Crew Cab

Rating applies to Crew Cab models, except for 4wd Crew Cab long bed model. Rating of this model is Marginal.

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 5,008 lbs
Peak force 17,847 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 3.56

How the roof strength test is conducted

Head restraints & seats

Seat type: Power cloth seats AHR

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type Power cloth seats AHR
Backset (mm) 89
Distance below top of head (mm) 33
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 10.3
Head contact time (ms) 59
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 36
Max neck tension (N) 499

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted
Currently, IIHS tests apply only to front seats.

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