KIA Rio 2017

The 2017 Kia Rio hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Scoreout of
Frontal Offset test14.52out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


2017 tested 5 star ANCAP rating

The tested model of Kia Rio (YB) was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in January 2017. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.


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 (curtain) airbags are standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fiited to the front and 2nd row seats. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane support systems (LSS) are not available.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.52 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.67 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 2.84 pts

In the frontal offset test, protection for the driver's chest and lower legs was rated as acceptable. The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. 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 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 RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: Good

Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: Good

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Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 36 points

Adult & child head impacts: 14.51 points

Upper leg impacts: 3.91 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 24.42 out of 36 points. The bonnet offered mixed results for head protection for struck pedestrians with some good results seen in the bonnet centre, while marginal results were seen at the outer edges and at the base of the windscreen. Poor results were recorded at the stiff A-pillars. Protection offered by the bumper to lower leg impacts was good, while protection of the upper legs was good in the centre of the bonnet edge but poor in regions near the headlights. (v8.3)


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
5.6 L/100km 129 g/km

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