2020 Kia Sorento Safety Ratings

May 26th, 2020 by

Kia Sorento View of Airbag Safety
If you’re looking for an SUV you can rely on for your Mascoutah commute, choose the 2020 Kia Sorento at Auffenberg Kia. This family-friendly SUV offers a wide range of safety and driver-assist features, like Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Avoidance, in addition to stellar safety ratings from the IIHS and NHTSA. Learn more about the 2020 Kia Sorento safety ratings before exploring our SUV inventory online! Feel free to get in touch with our team to learn more about Kia safety ratings and features.

Kia Sorento Safety Ratings: IIHS

Need assurance that the Sorento will keep your family safe during your Smithton travels? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the 2020 Sorento with the coveted 2020 Top Safety Pick moniker. Additionally, the IIHS gave the Sorento the highest rating in all Crashworthiness categories, which are as follows:

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

The IIHS also gave the Sorento the top “Good” rating for the “overall evaluation” category.
Kia Sorento Driving in Snow

Kia Sorento Safety Ratings: NHTSA

Want to dive deeper into the Kia safety ratings? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the 2020 Sorento a 5-star overall safety rating. The base Sorento earned the following accolades in the following categories as well:

  • Frontal crash ratings: 5 stars
  • Side crash ratings: 5 stars
  • Rollover rating: 4 stars

The NHTSA recommended adding the following optional safety features for an optimal Kia safety rating: Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Crash Imminent Braking, and Dynamic Brake Support.

Sorento Safety & Driver Assist Features

Wondering what kind of driver assist features and safety amenities you can expect from the 2020 Sorento? Here are the top high-tech safety features available on the Sorento:

  • Blind-Splot Collision Avoidance (BCA)
  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FCA)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance (RCCA)
  • Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go (SCC w/ S&G)
  • Surround View Monitor (SVM)

Other standard safety features include Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), a Brake Assist System (BAS), Traction Control System (TCS), Rear Child-Safety Door Locks, and Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH).

Explore Kia Safety Ratings & Features at Auffenberg Kia

If you have more questions about the Kia Sorento safety ratings, or simply have questions about our current new vehicle inventory, don’t hesitate to contact us at your convenience! The team at Auffenberg Kia is here to help. When you’re ready to drive home Trenton in a new Sorento SUV, explore our online inventory to choose the perfect Sorento model for your daily drives! Our staff will walk you through the Sorento interior and exterior features so you can select the perfect option for your lifestyle and budget. If you want to learn about other Kia safety features, explore the Soul safety ratings as well!

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