What is the 2020 Kia Soul Safety Rating?

July 1st, 2020 by

2020 Kia Soul Driver
The 2020 Kia Soul is a crossover that hits all the marks for a compact family car, more so than competitors like the Honda Fit. Advanced safety features keep Kia Soul drivers coming back for more. Year after year, the Soul earns impressive ratings from the IIHS and the NHTSA. Learn more about the new Kia Soul safety ratings and features, and the awards that make it a safe pick for your Harvey and Marrero commutes.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

The 2020 Kia Soul is an IIHS Top Safety Pick, making it a safe choice for your commutes to and from New Orleans. The Kia safety ratings awarded to the 2020 Kia Soul from the IIHS are as follows:

Crashworthiness

  • Small overlap front, driver and passenger side: Good
  • Moderate overlap front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof strength: Good
  • Head restraints and seats: Good

Crash Avoidance and Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention, vehicle-to-vehicle, and pedestrian: Good
  • Headlights: Good
  • Child Seat Anchors (LATCH) Ease Of Use: Acceptable
2020 Kia Soul Rear

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also gave the 2020 Kia Soul high marks for how well it handles in the unfortunate event of a collision. Here are the 2020 Kia Soul’s NHTSA crash test ratings:

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

2020 Soul Safety Features

What makes the Kia Soul so safe? It’s a combination of cutting-edge safety features and technologies. Here are a few highlighted features for the Kia Soul:

  • Standard Rear Camera Display: Using the rearview camera, parallel parking on Harvey streets is safer and less stressful.
  • Standard Airbags: The cabin is protected by six airbags with rollover sensors.
  • Standard Safety Features: Every 2020 Kia Soul includes Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution, Hill-Start Assist, Tire-Pressure Monitoring System, and Rear Child-Safety Door Locks.
  • Available Driver Assists: The Soul is available with Autonomous Emergency Braking, a Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, Smart Cruise Control, Blind Spot Detection, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

Test Drive a Kia Soul at Ray Brandt Kia in Harvey!

Have the confidence that you and your family are staying safe on Gretna streets when you’re driving the 2020 Kia Soul! Contact us at Ray Brandt Kia to schedule a test drive, and to explore the 2020 Soul’s configurations and its great interior in our inventory!

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