What is the Kia Soul Safety Rating?

August 24th, 2021 by
2021 Kia Soul driving

A compact sedan should not only provide an efficient ride around Los Angeles but also keep you protected, and you’re sure to have peace of mind with the new 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings. After being assessed by the automotive industry’s two top safety organizations and providing a host of advanced safety features, this Kia sedan checks all the boxes and more. See how you can stay safe thanks to the new 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings, then explore our inventory for your next ride at Kia of Cerritos today!

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Kia Soul Safety Rating: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety assessed the new 2021 Kia Soul safety through a series of crash tests where it was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick. Across several categories the IIHS gave out the Kia Soul safety ratings below:


  • Small overlap front, driver, and passenger side: Good
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Crash Avoidance and Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention, vehicle-to-vehicle, and pedestrian: Good
  • Headlights: Good
  • Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Acceptable

Kia Soul Safety Rating: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Kia Soul was also tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for Carson customers with its own collision tests. Remaining at the top of its class, see the Kia Soul safety ratings from the NHTSA below:

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

Kia Soul Safety Features

Supporting your impressive 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings are a range of standard and available safety features that deliver more control and visibility when traveling in rough conditions. Adjust your vehicle’s performance on Carson roads and benefit from seamless driver-assist technology systems. Here’s a peek at the standard and available 2021 Kia Soul safety features below:

Standard Kia Soul Safety features

  • Six airbags with rollover sensors
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Hill-Start Assist
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
  • Rear Child-Safety Door Locks

Available Kia Soul Safety features

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Test the Kia Soul Safety Features at Kia of Cerritos

As you can see, the 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings and features ensure a protected ride no matter if you’re around Orange County or far from home. Bring home a new Kia Soul for sale from Kia of Cerritos and discover more incredible savings when you browse our inventory of new vehicle specials and national offers. Get started online right at home with our payment calculator and trade-in value tool. Contact us today for more details and to schedule your test drive at our Cerritos dealership!


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