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2011 Kia Sorento Photo
9.0
/ 10
On Safety
BASE INVOICE
$20,480
BASE MSRP
$21,195
On Safety
The 2011 Kia Sorento is moving in the right direction with better safety performance.
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SAFETY | 9 out of 10

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NHTSA

Top Safety Pick
IIHS

…when it comes to safety, all Sorentos are created equal…
Motor Trend

…a commanding view of the road ahead.
Edmunds

Outward visibility is reasonably good despite a thick D-pillar.
Inside Line

Safety is a major initiative at Kia. All its new vehicles come with airbags and stability control, and they're engineered with five-star safety in mind.

That planning shows in some safety tests already. NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) hasn’t yet tested the Sorento, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has–and it calls the Sorento a Top Safety Pick.

Kia does fit the 2011 Sorento with standard side and three-row curtain airbags, stability control, and anti-lock brakes. Visibility is fine, and Kia makes a rearview camera available on high-end versions.

Conclusion

The 2011 Kia Sorento is moving in the right direction with better safety performance.

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