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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideSide PoleRollover
2011 Forte 4 DR FWD****************1,2******
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2011 Forte Koup 2 DR FWDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested
2011 Forte SW FWD****************1,2******

1 Although not included in the star rating, the rear passenger dummy'S thoracic rib deflection reading was elevated.

2 Due to the intrusion of the rear door during the side impact barrier test, the interior door panel struck the torso of the rear passenger dummy, causing high resultant lower spine acceleration of 89 g's. High resultant lower spine accelerations in excess of 82 g's have a higher likelihood of thoracic injury.

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

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2011 Kia Forte 4-door sedan

2011 Kia Forte 4-door sedan Applies only to sedan models.

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap FrontSideRearRollover
G Overall
A Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Not tested. G Overall
A Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
A Pelvis/Legs Injury
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G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
TEST NOTES: Manual cloth seats AHR. Get the full IIHS report »
G Overall
TEST NOTES: Applies to models built after October 2009. Get the full IIHS report »
 

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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