What are the Kia Soul Safety Ratings?

February 15th, 2019 by

2019 soul driving in woods

The 2019 Kia Soul is a popular compact crossover for Jackson families and anyone who leads an active lifestyle. Along with its wide range of comfort, convenience, and tech features, the Soul is equipped with many advanced safety technologies. These technologies are one of the reasons that the Kia Soul has earned high marks from the NHTSA and the IIHS. Learn more about the Kia Soul safety ratings, then visit Wilson Kia to schedule a test drive!

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

In NHTSA crash testing, the 2019 Kia Soul earned impressive ratings:

  • Overall Rating: 5 Stars
  • Frontal Crash: 5 Stars
  • Side Crash: 5 Stars
  • Rollover: 4 Stars

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

The 2019 Kia Soul was named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, which should provide an extra level of peace of mind for your Brandon area commute. The Soul received the following ratings in IIHS testing:

Crashworthiness

  • Small overlap front
    • Driver Side: Good
    • Passengers Side: Acceptable
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Crash Avoidance and Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior (with optional equipment)
  • Headlights: Good (with certain trims/options)

Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Acceptable

Notable Safety Features

The latest advanced safety features and technologies are part of the reason why the Kia Soul scored so high in safety testing. Although this model is not available with Kia AWD, you’ll still be able to drive with confidence. Some of the Kia Soul safety tech highlights include:

  • Standard Rear Camera Display: The rearview camera makes parallel parking on Ridgeland streets easier and safer.
  • Standard Airbags: You and your passengers are protected by dual front advanced, front seat-mounted side, and full-length side curtain airbags.
  • Available Driver Assists: Available drivers assistance features include Autonomous Emergency Braking, a Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

2019 soul airbag display

Test Drive a Kia Soul at Wilson Kia in Flowood!

Learn more about the Kia Soul interior features and color options, and see how it matches up against the Honda Fit, then stop by our Kia showroom in Flowood to take this smart compact crossover out for a test drive. Explore our new Kia Soul inventory, and if you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact us.

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