What is the 2020 Kia Soul Safety Rating?

July 20th, 2019 by

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If you’re looking for a dependable sedan for your family, the 2020 Kia Soul has got to be on the top of your list. The Kia Soul offers plenty of tech, comfort, and performance features you expect from a Kia, but also boasts one of the strongest Kia safety ratings in the automaker’s lineup. Find out more about the Kia Soul safety rating and how reputable automotive sources like the IIHS and NHTSA rated the Kia Soul in terms of crash test ratings, advanced safety systems, and much more!

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

While no Leland and Carolina Beach area driver ever wants to be involved in a collision, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that when the Kia Soul was put to the test by the NHTSA, it was awarded stellar marks during its crash test:

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

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

And, like many drivers, you want to ensure your vehicle is equipped to handle any road and condition. So when it came time for the Kia Soul to be reviewed by the IIHS, it was named one of the organization’s Top Safety Picks. This further solidifies the Kia Soul as a great and safe choice for your family. In specific areas, the Soul received these ratings:

Crashworthiness

  • Small overlap front Good
  • 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 optional equipment)
  • Headlights: Good (with certain trims/options)

Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Acceptable

Notable 2020 Kia Soul Safety Features

And, while awards from the automotive industry’s top safety organizations are incredible, these exceptional ratings would not be possible without the advanced safety features found inside the Kia Soul. Each safety feature is designed to keep drivers more alert and well-protected on the road. Here are just a few highlighted safety features for the Kia Soul:

  • Standard Rear Camera Display: Using the rearview camera, parallel parking on Jacksonville streets is safer and easier.
  • Standard Airbags: The cabin is protected by dual front advanced, front seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags.
  • Available Driver Assists: The Soul is available with Autonomous Emergency Braking, a Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert systems.

Test Drive the 2020 Kia Soul at Coastal Kia in Wilmington!

Are you ready to get behind the wheel and experience the Kia Soul safety features for yourself? Stop by Coastal Kia and check out our inventory of new Kia Soul models to find your favorite. Plus, be sure to check out other Kia Soul features to learn more about the vehicle’s available colors and headlights, or check out our Kia Soul vs Honda HR-V comparison. Contact us today to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Jacksonville and North Myrtle Beach!

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