2021 Nissan Awards

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Many vehicles in the 2021 Nissan model lineup earned accolades from notable organizations in the automotive space & beyond. We already spoke about the awards won by the 2021 Nissan LEAF & 2021 Nissan Versa in previous blog posts, so let’s go into detail about the ones that other vehicles got.

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2021 Nissan Rogue Awards

2021 Nissan Rogue Awards

There are 3 awards that were given to the 2021 Nissan Rogue, the first being Best Redesign as part of Parents Magazine’s Best Family Cars of 2021 because of its increased horsepower & gas mileage, improved handling and ease of installing up to 3 car seats in back. This model was also named an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ because of the following ratings:

  • Good in the driver-side small overlap front impact test
  • Good in the passenger-side small overlap front impact test
  • Good in the moderate overlap front impact test
  • Good in the side impact test
  • Good in the roof strength test
  • Good in the head restraint test
  • Superior rating for available front crash prevention technology in vehicle-to-vehicle & vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluations
  • Good for the headlights

Last but not least is the Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award in the Compact Crossover/SUV segment, which the Rogue got due to its combination of price, features, performance, accommodations, fuel economy, reliability records & resale value. It beat out these other popular models in its segment:

  • 2021 Chevy Equinox
  • 2021 Ford Bronco, Bronco Sport & Escape
  • 2021 GMC Terrain
  • 2021 Hyundai Tucson
  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler, Compass & Cherokee
  • 2021 Kia Sportage & Niro
  • 2021 Mazda CX-30
  • 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2021 Toyota RAV4
  • 2021 VW Tiguan

And don’t forget about this model’s little brother, the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport, that gives you a lot of the amazing features & capabilities of this award-winning SUV.

2021 Nissan Altima Awards

2021 Nissan Altima Awards

There are 4 accolades on the 2021 Nissan Altima’s mantle including being a Top Safety Pick+ and one of IIHS’s recommended new vehicles for teens since Consumer Reports gave it average or better reliability & ease of controls use ratings, average or better scores in emergency handling testing and dry braking distances of less than 140 feet from 60 mph.

Another safety-related recognition is the NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating that was given to this sedan because of its performance in frontal crash, side crash & rollover evaluations. The Altima also beat out fellow Midsize Car segment finalists the 2021 Toyota Camry & 2021 Chevy Malibu to earn the top spot in J.D. Power’s U.S. Initial Quality Study for having the least number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles (PP100) during the first 90 days of ownership.

2021 Nissan Sentra Awards

2021 Nissan Sentra Awards

The 2021 Nissan Sentra also won 4 automotive awards, with this sedan earning IIHS Top Safety Pick & NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating recognitions. This model is also on Autotrader’s list of the 10 Best Cars for Recent College Graduates due to its affordability, stylish exterior, upscale interior & plentiful standard safety features.

The Sentra was also 1 of 4 vehicles (and the only non-luxury sedan) to earn a spot on Cars.com’s Honor Roll since it got straight As in their 2021 Car Seat Fit Report Card based on their being plenty of room for the car seat & the child without affecting legroom for the driver or front passenger and the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) System being easy to find and use, without any fit issues.

2021 Nissan Murano Awards

2021 Nissan Murano Awards

Being the most awarded Nissan model for 2021, the Murano received 5 accolades. For starters, it was the best-rated Midsize SUV according to We Predict’s inaugural Deepview True Cost Report (beating out the 2021 Toyota Highlander & 2021 Buick Encore GX) since it has the lowest cost for the following based on actual service records: Maintenance Unplanned repairs Warranty & recalls Service campaigns Diagnostics Software updates

Additional recognitions earned by the 2021 Nissan Murano include:

  • IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • IIHS Recommended New Vehicle for Teens
  • NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating
  • Top-rated Midsize SUV in the 2021 J.D. Power U.S. Initial Quality Study, topping the 2021 Chevy Blazer & 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2021 Nissan Maxima Awards

2021 Nissan Maxima Awards

Not only is the 2021 Nissan Maxima an IIHS Top Safety Pick and recipient of a NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating, but it's also the best Large Car on the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Initial Quality Study. In fact, this sports sedan has the prestige of being the Highest Initial Quality Model since it has the lowest PP100 score for the entire study!

As part of their Best Family Cars of 2021 shopping guide, Parents Magazine gave the Maxima the title of Best Sporty Car. That’s because of its athletic styling and the fact that it provides plenty of legroom even when you have 2 rear-facing seats installed in the back.

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Other models that received accolades this year include:

  • 2021 Nissan Armada, getting the Best Full-Size SUV recognition as part of Kelley Blue Book’s Lowest 5-Year Cost to Own Awards
  • 2021 Nissan Kicks, which was named one of Autotrader’s Best New Cars for 2021 & a Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America Award winner
  • 2021 Nissan NV200, being the best-rated vehicle on the We Predict Deepview True Cost Report in the Commercial segment
  • Nissan Frontier, which is the best-rated Midsize Pickup in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study

To learn more about any of the 2021 models we spoke about above or to schedule a test drive, please do not hesitate to contact the team here at Ramsey Nissan!

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