It’s almost fall, which means your newly licensed teen driver will be back to school and ready for their very own ride. After you finish sobbing and wondering how your baby could possibly be ready for this level of independence, learn why the Nissan Altima, Murano, and Rogue make excellent vehicles for teen drivers.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a non-profit organization created to help reduce deadly vehicle crashes, is one of the most trusted organizations in the automotive industry because of its scientific approach to ranking vehicles based on safety. Each year, the IIHS makes recommendations of the best new and used vehicles for teens to help parents make good decisions for their new drivers.
This year, the IIHS named three Nissan vehicles to its 2021 honor roll of Recommended New & Used Vehicles for Teens. The 2021 Murano crossover and the Altima sedan, both of which received a Top Safety Pick+ from the organization, were named as two of the best new vehicles for teen drivers. On the pre-owned side, the IIHS recommended several model years of the Rogue and Murano crossovers because of their excellent crash test ratings and affordable price.
James Ceranti Nissan has a large inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles perfect for your new driver, so visit us for a test drive today.
The 2020 Nissan Maxima and Murano are on Cars.com’s Car Seat Check Honor Roll. What does that mean for families like you in Greenville, Mississippi? Both of these Nissan models we sell at James Ceranti Nissan make it easy for parents to install and safely use child seats.
Here are some of the ways that the Maxima and Murano are safe and reliable rides for your young passengers.
Color-coded anchors and tethers
The Maxima has a color-coded LATCH system that makes it easier for you to figure out where to attach any car seat properly. The color-coded LATCH system is intuitive and versatile, so you can install rear-facing and forward-facing seats, as well as high-back booster seats.
Room to spread out
Cars.com’s staff was impressed by the Murano’s roomy second row seat that fits three safety seats. This makes the Murano a top choice for large families or people who need to transport many young children safely.
Extra support while driving
Both the Maxima and Murano offer Nissan Safety Shield® 360, a full suite of safety and driver-assist features to give you confidence and support behind the wheel. Standard features include Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Assist and Rear Automatic Braking.
Both the Nissan Maxima and Murano have five star ratings form the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, making them excellent choices as family vehicles. You can find both of them in stock right now at James Ceranti Nissan.
With a funky exterior and plenty of space for people and cargo, it’s easy to see why the 2012 Nissan Murano took the number one spot on Kelley Blue Book’s list of Top 10 Head Turners of 2012.
While the exterior of the Murano displays an eye-catching futuristic design, it’s the interior that really shines. Driver and passenger seating is comfortable and supportive. Wood contrasts provide a tasteful, luxurious feel to the LE trim while other trims receive fashionable aluminum contrasts. An array of convenience features are available on the Murano, such as keyless start, trip computer, variable speed intermittent wipers, adjustable steering wheel, CD changer, and dual zone A/C.