What is the Kia Soul Safety Rating?
The 2019 Kia Soul is a crossover that hits all the marks for a compact family car. One of its strongest suits is safety. Last year, the Soul earned impressive ratings from the IIHS, and again this year from the NHTSA. Read on to learn more about the new Kia Soul safety ratings and features, and see what makes it such a safe pick for your Nampa and Caldwell commutes.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Here are the 2019 Kia Soul’s NHTSA crash test ratings:
- Overall Rating: 5 Stars
- Frontal Crash: 5 Stars
- Side Crash: 5 Stars
- Rollover: 4 Stars
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
At the time of this writing, there are no scores for the 2019 Kia Soul from the IIHS. However, the 2018 Kia Soul passed IIHS crash tests with flying colors and was named a Top Safety Pick+. The 2019 model-year Kia Soul is expected to follow suit once it’s tested and rated. Here’s a look at the 2018 Kia Soul crossover’s IIHS crash test ratings:
Small Overlap Front
- Driver-Side: Good
- Passenger-Side: Acceptable
Moderate Overlap Front: Good
Roof Strength: Good
Head Restraints & Seats: Good
Crash Avoidance & Mitigation
- Front Crash Prevention: Superior (with optional equipment)
- Headlights: Good
Child Seat Anchors Ease of Use: Acceptable
Except for “Advanced” or “Superior” ratings in Crash Avoidance & Mitigation, “Good” ratings are the highest possible ratings a car can receive from the IIHS.
Notable Safety Features
Cutting-edge safety features and technologies back Kia safety ratings. Here are a few highlighted features for the Kia Soul:
- Standard Rear Camera Display: Using the rearview camera, parallel parking on Meridian streets is safer and more relaxed.
- Standard Airbags: The cabin is protected by dual front advanced, front seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags.
- Available Driver Assists: The Soul is available with Autonomous Emergency Braking, a Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.
Test Drive a Kia Soul at Dennis Dillon Kia in Boise!
The Kia Soul safety ratings make it a worthwhile option for Twin Falls and Ontario, OR families. Contact us at Dennis Dillon Kia to schedule a test drive, and to explore the Kia Soul interior, performance, and more! Looking for an all-electric compact crossover? Check out our Kia Soul EV inventory!
Learn More About the 2019 Kia Soul
The Kia Soul maintenance schedule includes a series of services spanning 10+ years, depending on the car’s life. Dennis Dillon Kia’s service department and parts department can help you get the most out of your Kia Soul with regular maintenance. We’re a full-service Kia dealership near Nampa and Caldwell. Below, you’ll find an overview of the Kia…
The 2019 Kia Soul is a crossover that hits all the marks for a compact family car. One of its strongest suits is safety. Last year, the Soul earned impressive ratings from the IIHS, and again this year from the NHTSA. Read on to learn more about the new Kia Soul safety ratings and features,…