How Safe is the 2018 Kia Niro?Jul 13rd, 2018
Shoppers searching for a new crossover SUV expect a lot thanks to a crowded field of impressive vehicles. More and more research indicates drivers are looking for more high-tech and innovative safety features. Fortunately for drivers near Edmonton, AB, the new 2018 Kia Niro is loaded with a number of impressive standard and available safety features, and was just named a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety! Keep reading to learn more about the safe and secure Kia Niro from Kia of West Edmonton!
2018 Kia Niro named an IIHS Top Safety Pick+
“The Niro is one of our most popular models, and receiving the highest possible safety rating from IIHS provides yet another reason why it should be the top choice for anyone shopping for a small hybrid SUV.”
– Orth Hedrick, vice president, product planning, KMA
To be designated a Top Safety Pick+, the Niro earned “Good” ratings across all of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crashworthiness tests. The 2018 Niro excels all of the IIHS safety standards when equipped with the available Autonomous Emergency Braking System, Forward Collision Warning System and HID headlights.
“We’re very pleased with this new TSP+ award for Niro. It validates our efforts to develop vehicles that meet some of the industry’s highest safety standards and it endorses the skill and commitment of our designers and engineers.”
– William Freels, President of Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI), the research and development center for Kia Motors America
2018 Kia Niro Safety Technology
The 2018 Kia Niro is available in four trim levels: FE, LX, EX and Touring. Each trim level offers drivers near Edmonton, AB a host of standard and available safety features.
All trim levels of the 2018 Kia Niro include Bi-function projection headlights with escort function, a rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, Hill-start Assist Control, speed-sensing auto door locks, impact sensing auto door unlock and more!
The best available advanced safety features of the Niro are all included as standard equipment on Niro Touring models, including Autonomous Emergency Braking System with Pedestrian Detection, Smart Cruise Control, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Blind Spot Detection System and more!