2014 Nissan Maxima  RealSafeCars65Safety Rating

#84 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#150 of all 2014 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Nissan Maxima
The Maxima, a mainstay of Nissan's lineup for decades, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Maxima has offered Android Auto since 2019 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. 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 Maxima 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 Maxima has a score of 65, implying a 0.062% chance of driver death (5.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Nissan Maxima has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0619% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.0668%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0619% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.0668% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Nissan Maxima is 33% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Nissan Maxima is 23% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8859Nissan MaximaKia CadenzaHyundai AzeraAcura TLToyota AvalonVolvo S60Buick RegalToyota VenzaLexus ISLexus ES-350Volkswagen CCINFINITI Q50Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Nissan Maxima with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 88. The 2014 Nissan Maxima is less safe than the 2014 Acura TL, the 2014 Toyota Avalon, the 2014 Volvo S60, the 2014 INFINITI Q50, the 2014 Volkswagen CC, the 2014 Lexus ES-350, the 2014 Lexus IS, the 2014 Toyota Venza, and the 2014 Buick Regal. It is about as safe as the 2014 Kia Cadenza.

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