The 2018 Kia Niro has been named one of the safest crossovers in America!

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro on Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 1:53 pm
Stylized image illustrating 2018 Kia Niro Vehicle Stability Management System

2018 Kia Niro IIHS Safety Rating and Available Driver Assistance Features 

When the Kia Niro crossover was unveiled to the American market, it quickly found favor with many a California driver because of its commitment to environmentally-friendly performance and efficiency. That’s not to say that safety wasn’t the main concern for consumers, but it did slip through the cracks a bit. Because of this, we wanted to shine a light on how capable of the Niro is at keeping your peace of mind as a top priority through every situation. Come check out the 2018 Kia Niro IIHS Safety Rating and Available Driver Assistance Features with Concord Kia today!  

2018 Kia Niro earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Designation 

When outfitted with its available Forward Collision Warning System, Autonomous Emergency Braking System, and High-Intensity Discharge headlights, the 2018 Kia Niro is a recipient of the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s (IIHS) coveted Top Safety Pick Plus award! To do this, vehicles must score a grade of “Good” in six crashworthiness tests – driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side impact, overall roof strength, and head restraints. The 2018 Niro has been able to achieve some of the highest scores on the market in all of these! 


Stylized image illustrating 2018 Kia Niro Blind Spot Detection System


This also means that the Kia model family has the distinction of being one of the most intuitive and safe in the industry. In fact, nine Kia vehicles have received either Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick Plus designations for the 2018 model year alone! That’s certainly a good way to make your mark on the market known.  

Safety and driver assistance innovations on the 2018 Kia Niro 

Looking at just some of the onboard driver assistance features that the 2018 Niro offers, it’s easy to see why it’s been regarded with such praise by so many industry experts. Some of its top innovations include:  

  • Blind Spot Detection 
  • Lane Change Assist 
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 
  • Smart Cruise Control 
  • Lane Keep Assist System 
  • Park Assist System 
  • Many more! 

Each of these come as part of the Kia Drive Wise suite, available on most new models!  


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Test drive the 2018 Kia Niro in Concord CA 

We don’t blame you if you want to see more of what the 2018 Kia Niro has to offer. Contact us today if you’re looking to schedule a test drive at the date and time that works best for your needs!  

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