Nissan's Mexico subsidiary on Monday defended the 1990s-era Tsuru compact car that it sells in Mexico after testers called the vehicle dangerous.
The warning came in a new study by the Latin New Car Assessment Program, known as Latin NCAP.
The Tsuru got zero stars in crash tests. The study said that "for most of the years analyzed, the Nissan Tsuru experienced the highest fatality score" of any vehicle sold in Mexico.
Nissan said the Tsuru "meets the safety regulations in the markets where it is sold." It said the car "is one of the most popular sub . . .