2017 Kia Sorento Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2017 Kia Sorento Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


WASHINGTON — The 2017 Kia Sorento SUV earned the highest five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

On sale now at Kia dealerships, the carryover 2017 Sorento received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the 2017 Sorento.

Standard safety equipment on the 2017 Sorento includes six airbags, antilock brakes, electronic stability control and vehicle stability management. Optional safety equipment includes blind-spot detection, forward-collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert and autonomous emergency braking.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2017 Sorento.

Key Sorento competitors include the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Edge and Honda Pilot.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2017 Ford Edge and Honda Pilot have not been rated.

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