Kia representatives are pleased to announce that the 2017 Kia Cadenza has earned the Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The vehicle must be equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights. This is one of the many Kia vehicles that has earned this rating. Want to know more about this vehicle and why it earned this rating? Keep reading for additional information.
The Kia brand has equipped the 2017 Kia Cadenza with a variety of safety features such as Smart Blind Spot Detection, Advanced Smart Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning System, Autonomous Emergency Braking and Lane Departure Warning System. The body structure stability was also improved through the use of Advanced High Strength Steel.
“The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is one of the most respected organizations in the industry when it comes to evaluating vehicle safety, and this designation is a great achievement that speaks to Kia’s commitment to safety, quality, and continuous improvement,” said Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning, KMA. “We are proud that the Cadenza received across-the-board good crashworthiness ratings, which is another testament to the efforts of our engineers and the integrity of our vehicles.”
To earn the Top Safety Pick Plus rating, vehicles must receive a top rating of “Good” in all five crashworthiness tests, which include small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, roof strength and head restraints – as well as an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating for front crash prevention and an “Acceptable” or “Good” headlight rating.