The 2016 Sedona received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.
It is expected to arrive at Kia dealerships this summer.
Standard safety equipment on the 2016 Sedona includes six airbags, antilock brakes, electronic stability control and traction control.
Lane-departure warning and forward-collision warning systems are optional equipment on the 2016 Sedona SX and SX Limited models.
The 2016 Sedona is a carryover model. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2016 Sedona, but the 2015 Sedona is an Institute Top Safety Pick for 2015. The 2015 Sedona earned "good" scores in all Institute crash tests.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2016 Honda Odyssey, Nissan Quest and Toyota Sienna have not yet been rated by NHTSA.