2021 Nissan Titan  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#1 of 2021 Pickups

#43 of all 2021 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Nissan Titan
The Titan, a mainstay of Nissan's lineup since 2004, is a large pickup with seating up to 6. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Nissan Titan has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Nissan offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2021 Nissan Titan is above 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 2021 Nissan Titan has a score of 86, implying a 0.035% chance of driver death (3.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Nissan Titan has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0346% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.9568%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0346% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.9568% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Nissan Titan is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2021 Nissan Titan is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Nissan's Safety Shield 360 can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. All trims and versions of the 2021 Nissan Titan include the following active safety systems: Automatic Emergency Braking w/ Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, and Blind Spot Warning.

A safety feature that may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances, should still be considered. Optional side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9767Ford F-150GMC Sierra 1500Dodge Ram 1500Chrysler PacificaKia SedonaHonda OdysseyDodge DurangoVolkswagen AtlasNissan TitanBuick EnclaveChevrolet TraverseToyota TundraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Nissan Titan with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 67 to 97. The 2021 Nissan Titan is safer than the 2020 Ford F-150, the 2021 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2021 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica, and the 2021 Kia Sedona and less safe than the 2021 Honda Odyssey. It is about as safe as the 2021 Toyota Tundra, the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2021 Buick Enclave, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, and the 2021 Dodge Durango.

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