Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
GOOD
Rear Crash Protection Results
GOOD
Rollover Rating Test Results
GOOD
Side Impact Test Results
GOOD

Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
Not Rated

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V588000
Mfg's Report Date: NOV 19, 2013
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 23


Summary:
Nissan North America, Inc.'s (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2014 INFINITI Q50 vehicles equipped with Direct Adaptive Steering. The affected vehicles received a power steering software version that, should the engine compartment reach freezing temperatures, the power steering software may disable the electric steering system and also may delay the engagement of the mechanical steering backup system.

Consequence:
The disablement of the steering systems could result in a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Nissan notified owners and arranged to have vehicles towed to the nearest INFINITI retailer. Customers were instructed not to drive their vehicles until they were repaired. INFINITI retailers provided affected customers with loaner vehicles, while the software update remedy was applied. These services were provided at no cost to the customer. Owners may contact INFINITI at 1-800-662-6200.

Manufacturer Recall Number:
R1310

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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