Along with its refined utility, impressive performance and spacious and high-tech interior, the 2018 Kia Sorento delivers high-level safety with it multitude of passive and active safety features. This was further confirmed with the 2018 Sorento getting the Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), when equipped with the newly acceptable-rated headlights offered on the SX Limited and the SX with Advanced Technology package. The Top Safety Pick+ honor is the highest safety rating that the nonprofit bestows.
2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating Criteria
For the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating, IIHS requires that a vehicle earn “good” ratings in five crashworthiness tests — small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, roof strength and head restraints — as well as an “advanced” or “superior” rating for front crash prevention and an “acceptable” or “good” rating in headlight testing. The 2018 Sorento met all of these parameters.
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What safety features does the 2018 Kia Sorento offer?
The 2018 Sorento Comes standard with many safety features, including six airbags, seatbelt anchor pretensioners, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control System, Brake Assist System, Hill-start Assist Control, Electronic Brake Force Distribution and an Antilock Braking System. The new Sorento also offers many available driver assistance features, including Autonomous Emergency Braking, Forward Collison Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Dynamic Bending Lights, Auto-Dimming Mirror with HomeLink and Rain-Sensing Wipers.
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