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.
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.