2018 Nissan Titan  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#2 of 2018 Pickups

#38 of all 2018 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Nissan Titan
The Titan, part of Nissan's lineup since 2004, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The Nissan Titan provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2018 Nissan Titan is average 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 2018 Nissan Titan has a score of 83, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 Nissan Titan has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0387% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4163%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0387% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4163% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Nissan Titan is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2018 Nissan Titan is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9368GMC Sierra 1500Ford F-150Chevrolet TraverseDodge Grand CaravanFord FlexChrysler PacificaVolkswagen AtlasToyota TundraNissan TitanKia SedonaFord ExplorerToyota TacomaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Nissan Titan with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 93. The 2018 Nissan Titan is safer than the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2018 Ford F-150, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2018 Ford Flex, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica, and the 2018 Toyota Tacoma and less safe than the 2018 Toyota Tundra and the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. It is about as safe as the 2018 Kia Sedona.

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