2014 Nissan Frontier  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#7 of 2014 Pickups

#153 of all 2014 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Nissan Frontier
The Frontier, part of Nissan's lineup since 1998, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2014 Nissan Frontier is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2014 Nissan Frontier has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Nissan Frontier has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0639% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.2965%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0639% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.2965% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Nissan Frontier is 33% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2014 Nissan Frontier is 15% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8551Toyota TacomaKia OptimaMazda 5Nissan FrontierDodge AvengerDodge JourneySubaru LegacyDodge Grand CaravanJeep CompassHyundai TucsonVolkswagen PassatMazda CX-5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Nissan Frontier with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 51 to 85. The 2014 Nissan Frontier is safer than the 2014 Toyota Tacoma and the 2014 Kia Optima and less safe than the 2014 Dodge Avenger, the 2014 Dodge Journey, the 2014 Mazda CX-5, the 2014 Volkswagen Passat, the 2014 Hyundai Tucson, the 2014 Jeep Compass, the 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan, and the 2014 Subaru Legacy. It is about as safe as the 2014 Mazda 5.

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