A new generation of Kia Sportage achieved the highest rating of 5 stars in the EuroNCAP safety test battery.
The new Sportage received a rating of 87% in the safety of adult passengers, which deserved praise from Euro NCAP for the way the cabin remained stable in the frontal crash test, and 86% in child protection. prove to be very effective in the way it will be able to reduce the impact on all the basic parts of the body of mannequins representing children, in this case six and ten years old.
In terms of safety assistance systems, the new Sportage received a score of 72%, with EuroNCAP highlighting the performance of Intelligent Speed Reduction Assist and Lane Keeping Assist, whose functionality is dependent on the camera. . The Autonomous Emergency Braking system, on the other hand, contributed a score of 66% in the category of protection of vulnerable road users, worthy of special mention for the effectiveness of the system in detecting cyclists.
It should be noted that the new Kia Sportage is based on a new architecture called N3, whose design includes several ways to absorb impacts, to reduce the impact on the passenger compartment. The high torsional stiffness of the body also contributes to the protection of the occupants, obtained from the reinforced structure and low weight.
Another new addition to the Sportage is the Multi-Collision Braking System and front airbags, which brings the total to seven airbags.