What is the Kia Sorento Safety Rating?

October 23rd, 2019 by

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The 2019 Kia Sorento ranks among the most popular SUVs around the Los Angeles and Southgate areas. And because it’s a family-focused model, it offers some of the most advanced safety features to keep you alert and protected on Carson and Orange County roads. So it’s no wonder that Kia Sorento safety ratings from the IIHS and NHTSA are so high! Learn more about how Kia safety ratings are so consistently high!

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Kia Sorento safety ratings from the NHTSA are as follows:

  • Overall Rating: 5 Stars
  • Frontal Crash: 5 Stars
  • Side Crash: 5 Stars
  • Rollover: 4 Stars

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

Kia Sorento safety ratings are so high that it has earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick award! There’s no wonder Orange County drivers are confident while behind the wheel of the Kia Sorento. Kia Sorento safety ratings from the IIHS are as follows:


  • Small overlap front
  • Driver Side: Good
  • Passengers Side: Acceptable
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Crash Avoidance and Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior (with applicable equipment)
  • Headlights: Good (with applicable equipment)

Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Acceptable

Kia Sorento Safety Features

The outstanding Kia Sorento safety ratings would be impossible without its highly advanced safety features available for Southgate drivers. Key Kia Sorento safety features include:

  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Dual front advanced, front seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning System
  • Brake Assist System
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
  • Traction Control System
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Standard Rear Camera Display

2020 Kia Sorento In Snow

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Are you ready to enjoy the peace of mind that comes standard with a Kia Sorento? Find your favorite Sorento available in the new model inventory at Kia of Cerritos, then contact us to schedule a test drive!

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