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Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideSide PoleRollover
2013 Forte 4 DR FWD****************1,2******
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2013 Forte 5 5 HB FWD****************1,2******
2013 Forte Koup 2 DR FWDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested

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

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2013 Kia Forte 4-door sedan

2013 Kia Forte 4-door sedan Applies only to sedan models.

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover2
G Overall
G Structure
A Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. 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
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Manual cloth seats AHR.

2 — Applies only to models built after Oct 2009.

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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