What is the Kia Soul Safety Rating?

April 15th, 2021 by
2021 Kia Soul driving

If you’re looking for an efficient and compact sedan that not only makes it easy to get around Indiana but also keeps you protected, then the 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings are sure to impress. Earning high marks from some of the automotive industry’s top safety organizations, this one-of-a-kind Kia comes with a unique exterior build and design to protect everyone on board. Plus, you’ll have stunning advanced safety and driver-assist features at your fingertips. Learn more about the 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings at Tri Star Kia today! 

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

The 2021 Kia Soul was assessed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety where it was named a IIHS Top Safety Pick. After numerous crash-tests, the Kia safety Soul earned the following ratings from the IIHS below:


  • 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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Another major safety organization that reviewed the Kia Soul for Johnstown customers was the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration where it put this vehicle through their own series of collision tests. The NHTSA award the Soul the following Kia safety ratings:

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

Kia Soul Safety Features

In addition to the impressive 2021 Kia Soul safety ratings and its impressive durability, this compact ride packs plenty of safety features to elevate your commute. From a strong set of standard safety technology to available driver-assist upgrades that deliver even more control and visibility during tough driving conditions, it’s a breeze staying safe in your next Kia. Here are some of the standard and available Kia Soul safety features below:

Standard Kia Soul Safety features

  • Six airbags with rollover sensors
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Hill-Start Assist
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
  • Rear Child-Safety Door Locks

Available Kia Soul Safety features

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Smart Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Check Out More Kia Safety Ratings at Tri Star Kia

Now that you’ve had the chance to review the 2021 Kia Soul safety rating, take this compact model for a spin on Indiana roads. Lease or finance a new Kia Soul for sale at Tri Star Kia and save on your next Kia when you take advantage of our new vehicle specials and national offers. Speak with a member of our sales team who can answer your questions or apply for financing online right at home. Contact us to schedule your test drive at our Blairsville dealership!

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