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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

The NHTSA has not conducted NCAP crash tests for the 2018 Optima yet.

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2018 Kia Optima 4-door sedan

2018 Kia Optima 4-door sedan 2018 models with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights; Applies only t

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap Passenger1SideRear2Rollover3
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
G Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
A Lower Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Passenger-side Crash Test report »
G Overall
G 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
G 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 — Applies only to models built after Jan 2018.

2 — Power cloth seat.

3 — Rating applies to both the Hyundai Sonata (tested) and the structurally similar Kia Optima.

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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