KIA Sorento 2016

The 2015 Kia Sorento hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score36.62out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.62out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


ANCAP 5 Star Safety Rating - Tested in 2015

The tested model of Kia Sorento was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in May 2015. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants built from April 2015.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.62 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.75 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.87 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test. The side airbags performed well.

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. The vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the Euro NCAP Protocol

Geometric test: Good
Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: Good

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 18.35 points*
Upper leg impacts: 0.00 points
Lower leg impacts: 5.89 points

* Euro NCAP pedestrian results with active bonnet.

This vehicle scored 24.24 out of 36 points (Acceptable). The bumper showed good or adequate protection to pedestrians' legs, however the front edge of the bonnet scored no points providing poor protection to the pelvis region. The European Sorento has an active bonnet and Euro NCAP's tests were performed with the bonnet in the raised (deployed) position. The Australasian Sorento does not have an active bonnet but ANCAP was provided with technical information which showed that the overall rating was still acceptable.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
9.9 L/100km 230 g/km

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