How safe is the 2017 Kia Sorento?

Kia has had a big year so far when it comes to awards and recognition. Many different organizations have presented Kia with high praise for its current lineup of vehicles. Today we have exciting news and we’re going to tell you all about it by answering the question, “How safe is the 2017 Kia Sorento?”.

What Kia vehicles have a Top Safety Pick Plus Rating?

Recently the 2017 Kia Sorento was recognized as a Top Safety Pick Plus from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front-crash prevention. The Sorento earned a “good” crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system. The Sorento is available with a number of helpful safety features, including Autonomous Emergency Braking, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Light technology, high beam assist and rear parking assist.

How does a vehicle qualify for a Top Safety Pick Plus rating?

In order to even be considered a Top Safety Pick Plus, a vehicle must earn “good” ratings in each of the five crashworthiness tests: small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, roof strength and head restraints – as well as an “advanced” or “superior” rating for front crash prevention. The Kia Sorento earning this recognition means it met all of these requirements.

Read More: How did Kia rank in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study?

If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Kia Sorento call or visit Gateway Kia of Quakertown. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in Quakertown PA. Come see what other drivers and automotive analysts love about the Kia lineup.

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