The Kia Sportage crossover has been awarded the top 5 star safety rating by leading independent European safety organisation, Euro NCAP. The Kia Sportage obtained scores of 93 percent for Adult Occupant Protection, 86 percent for Child Occupant protection, 49 percent for Pedestrian Protection and 86 percent for Safety Assist.
The Kia Sportage was also praised for having Electronic Stability Control (ESC) fitted as standard. Kia Sportage buyers will find front, side and full-length curtain airbags with rollover sensor, front passenger airbag cut-off switch, active headrests, ABS, EBD, ESC with Downhill Brake Control (DBC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), adaptive brake lights, all-round three-point seatbelts with front-belt pre-tensioners and load-limiters and ISOFIX child seat top tethers and anchor fixings all as standard across the European model range.
Kia’s stunning new Kia Sportage crossover is now on sale across the UK. Prices start at £16,645 and the lineup includes four engines including a brand new highly efficient 1.6 litre direct injection petrol and 1.7 turbodiesel units.