KIA Rio 2017

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.99out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.99out of 16
Side impact test15out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Kia Rio was introduced in Australia during 2011. This rating applies to 5 door hatch, 3 door hatch and sedan variants.

The Kia Rio scored 14.99 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest and leg injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 15 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further two points in the pole test.

Important note: The 1.2 petrol left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with technical information which showed that all Australasian variants have comparable occupant protection.


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 front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.99 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.63 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.36 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The brake pedal moved rearwards by 45mm and upwards 23mm. The steering wheel hub moved 26mm forward, 6mm downward and 6mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 15mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash the driver’s door could be opened with high manual effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag. There were no knee hazards.

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

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 15 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Euro NCAP found that the rear door was not fully latched after the test and a "door open" modifier was applied.

The vehicle was eligible for an optional pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points 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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Marginal

Pedestrian Summary

The protection provided by the bumper to pedestrians' legs was predominantly good. However, the front edge of the bonnet was poor in all areas tested and scored no points. Poor protection was also provided by the bonnet in most areas where an adult's head might strike. In the areas where a child's head might strike the bonnet, protection was mixed, some areas offering good protection and others poor.


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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