Nissan's Dualis Crossover SUV Earns High Safety Scores
TOKYO, Japan --- Nissan Motor Co. this week launched sales of the all-new Nissan Dualis crossover SUV in Japan and highlighted the vehicle's safety and environmental features. The car recently received the maximum five-star rating for adult occupant protection from the European New Car Assessment Program.The Dualis managed 36.83 points out of a maximum 37 points. The Dualis drew a near perfect score in Euro NCAP's strict front and side impact tests.Safety features include Xenon headlamps with automatic lighting functionality (standard on 20G and 20G FOUR), LED high-mounted stop lamp, heated outside mirrors, flat blade wipers, Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and anti-lock braking system (ABS), with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) system and Brake Assist.Other systems include: High-strength zone body construction for high safety, impact-energy-absorbing body structure for mitigating pedestrian injuries, front-seat active head restraints, dual SRS airbag systems for the driver and front passenger, SRS curtain airbag systems, SRS side airbag systems for the driver and front passenger, double pretensioner seatbelt with two-stage load limiter for the driver, pretensioner seatbelt with load limiter for the front passenger, separate rear-seat head restraints (middle-row seats only) and three-point rear seatbelts (middle-row seats only).Dualis' brake pedal construction prevents rearward pedal movement and includes an impact-absorbing pad. Dualis also has a collapsible steering column.