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2017 Kia Sportage Awards

2017 Kia Sportage Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick 

The 2017 Kia Sportage was award the Top Safety Pick from  the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To earn the top safety pick plus award, the vehicle must earn the top score of “good” in all five of the IIHS crash tests, along with the top score of “superior” in the advance crash tests, which the 2017 Kia Sportage did.

The 2017 Sportage has been tested and approved with the highest ratings of safety in the following:

Small overlap front

Moderate overlap front


Roof strength

Head restraints & seats

The IIHS Crash Testers observed that the dummy’s movement was very well controlled, which resulted in a low risk of any significant injuries while being involved in a collision while on the road.

The 2017 Kia Sportage has many standard safety options such as dual front advanced airbags, dual front seat-mounted airbags, three point seat belts, vehicle safety management, brake assist system, side-impact door beams, and front rear crumple zones.

The Sportage is also equipped with child-safety door locks, and the LATCH system. The LATCH system allows for a quick, easy and secure installation for child seats.

With the top of the line safety features the 2017 Kia Sportage has to offer, it is notably the vehicle to give you and your passengers a safe and secure ride while on the road.