2022 Kia Sportage Safety Rating

March 24th, 2022 by
2022 Kia Sportage driving on neighborhood row

There are many reasons to put the 2022 Kia Sportage at the top of your list, but one of its most important attributes is its safety. The Kia Sportage safety rating from both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration put it at the top of the pack in its segment. Learn all about this Kia safety rating and the Sportage’s active and passive safety features in the guide below.

Kia Safety Rating – 2022 Kia Sportage

The NHTSA and IIHS test each new vehicle on a yearly basis, and this year, the 2022 Kia Sportage earned excellent marks in every category. It earned the designation of “IIHS Top Safety Pick” by achieving the top score of “Good” in the following categories:

  • Small Overlap Front: Driver-Side – Good
  • Small Overlap Front: Passenger-Side – Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front – Good
  • Side – Good
  • Roof Strength – Good
  • Head Restraints & Seats – Good

In tests performed by the NHTSA, the Sportage earned high marks in the following categories:

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

Passive Safety Features on the Kia Sportage

A number of passive safety features are seamlessly integrated into the Kia Sportage to keep you protected in the event of a collision in Corona.

  • Dual Front Advanced Airbags
  • Dual Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags
  • Rollover Sensor
  • 3-Point Seat Belts for All Seating Positions
  • Front Seat-Belt Pretensioners
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)

Active Safety Features on the Kia Sportage

You will also find a wide range of active safety features available with the latest Sportage. These advanced amenities keep tabs on your driving and road conditions and alert you to possible issues. Some may even step in if you are not able to react in time. Below, you will find some of the standard and available options for the 2022 Kia Sportage:

  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
  • Forward Collision Avoidance-Assist w/ Pedestrian Detection (FCA-Ped)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)
  • Driver Attention Warning (DAW)
  • Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning (RCCW)

Drive with Confidence in a Kia Sportage

The exceptional Sportage safety rating should make this SUV a top contender. See all it has to offer by taking it for a spin in Riverside. We’re just a short drive from Fontana and San Bernardino. Reach out to us today with any questions or get pre-approved for financing right at home.


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