The Kia Sorento, a mid-sized and affordable crossover SUV, scored a top safety pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and has a number of innovative safety features including active handling, dual front active airbags, rollover sensor, anti-lock braking system (ABS) with 4-wheel disc brakes, Vehicle Stability Management (VSM), and Electronic Stability Control (ESC). These number of standard features is superior for an SUV in its price class. In its safety test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Kia Sorento scored the top 'good' rating in crashworthiness on its driver's side, side and moderate overlap front areas. The SUV also scored an excellent rating in its front crash prevention test.
Many won't expect the next vehicle on this list as it is luxury, but it certainly is safe!