The Nissan Cube is generally considered a very safe vehicle, receiving an 8 out of 10 safety rating in 2013 from The Car Connection and a 9.7 rating in 2014 from US News. The vehicle received a Good rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in most fields.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rates vehicles on categories such as frontal offset, side impact, rear crash protection and roof strength. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2014 Nissan Cube 4 out of 5 stars in rollover safety ratings. Positive notes for the vehicle includes a comfortable ride and spacious cabin. The Nissan Cube has many safety features, such as multiple airbag placements, electronic stability control and traction control.