What are the 2020 Kia Sportage Safety Rating?

February 19th, 2020 by

2020 Kia Sportage on a curving road
Looking for a midsize SUV that delivers impressive capability as well as the most advanced safety features? The 2020 Kia Sportage is a popular choice among Harvey families, and it’s easy to see why. Safety is at the top of the list for many car-buyers, so we’re often asked about the 2020 Kia Sportage safety rating! In the car-buyer’s guide below, we’ll dive into the Kia safety ratings and technology features so you can see exactly why it’s one of the most popular models in our inventory.

2020 Sportage Safety Ratings


Whether you look at the NHTSA or IIHS ratings, 2020 Kia safety ratings are strong across the Sportage trim lineup. That’s the kind of assurance you’ll appreciate every day on your drives between New Orleans and Marrero. For 2020, Kia Sportage safety ratings in all categories are as follows:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

  • Overall Safety Rating: Five Stars
  • Overall Front Rating: Four Stars
  • Overall Side Rating: Five Stars
  • Rollover Rating: Four Stars

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

  • Side Impact: Good
  • Roof Strength: Good
  • Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint: Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front: Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Front Crash Prevention: Superior

2020 Kia Sportage Rear

2020 Sportage Safety Features

If you’re curious how the 2020 Kia Sportage safety ratings are so consistently high, it’s no mystery! A wide range of standard safety features and advanced driver-assist technology will do that. Check out a few of the safety features available on the base Sportage LX trim, and throughout the Sportage lineup:

2020 Kia Sportage Standard Safety Features

  • Rearview Camera
  • Driver Attention Monitor
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Brake Assist

2020 Kia Sportage Available Safety Features

  • Traction Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Cross-Traffic Alert

No matter what driving conditions you encounter in Timberlane, the Kia safety ratings and features can only increase your peace of mind. In addition, connectivity features like Kia UVO® respond to vocal commands, with visuals where you can see them without taking your eyes off the road.

Test Drive a 2020 Sportage in Harvey

Ready to experience Harvey in a Kia Sportage? Visit our dealership near New Orleans to explore its advanced safety engineering advancements for yourself, or compare the Sportage to rivals like the Honda CR-V. The Ray Brandt Kia finance team is here to help you find the 2020 Sportage that fits your needs best for the lowest possible price! Contact us to schedule your test drive today.

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