As part of a global policy of Kia for creating cars with a high level of security and safety, the qualities of the new Sportage is confirmed and tests by the US Insurance Institute for Road Safety IIHS which gained recognition Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP +).
As is known IIHS is an independent, non-governmental organization with a scientific and educational activities dedicated to road safety. The total score is the result of how cities conducted five segments crash test, and the integration of auxiliary systems to prevent car accidents
2017 Sportage is one of the best models produced by Kia, which offers a wide range of active safety systems that help the driver to avoid a collision. Default offers comprehensive management system for vehicle stability (VSM), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and power steering, which provide stability under all driving conditions. The equipment includes a system for autonomous emergency stopping (AEB), a warning system for danger when changing the scroll bar (LDWS), control system “blind spot” (BSD), a warning system for approaching the car from behind RCTA ( rear Cross-Traffic Alert), an auxiliary structure beam (HBA), front and rear parking sensors. The construction of the 2017 Sportage is significantly improved compared to previous models, thanks to the widespread use of high-strength steel (AHSS) – 51% (ultra high steel) compared to 18% UHTS Body of third generation Sportage. This steel is used for strengthening the A, B and C-bearers, side sills, roofs and wings of the vehicle