Pop Up Engine Hood For Pedestrian Protection


When it is adapted low bonnet height cars with little space between the hood and engine parts, the feature achieves a two goal: allowing sporty styling while helping to protect pedestrians from head impact in collisions.

System configuration

When the car hits a pedestrian, a sensor in the bumper signals the pop-up control unit, which judges its necessity, will trigger an explosive actuator that pops the hood up.

Operation image


High Beam Assist

Automatically switches headlights to low beam from high beam and back to reduce driving burden

Intelligent Blind Spot Intervention (I-BSI)

Assist the driver to avoid a collision with lane changing by detecting vehicles in the blind spot

Intelligent Park Assist

Automatic steering for helping drivers to park

Pedestrian Protection Effort

Vehicle components that may come in contact with a pedestrian in a collision are designed to deform or break away easily for better impact energy absorption. This is just one of many approaches Nissan is taking to help reduce pedestrian injuries.