NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2012 Optima 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
*****
Side Driver
***
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
*****
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2012 Optima Hybrid 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
*****
Side Driver
***
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
*****

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2012 Kia Optima 4-door sedan

2012 Kia Optima 4-door sedan Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Small Overlap
A Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg/Foot Injury
G Restraints
M Structure
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Side Rating
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
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
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Rear Rating
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
TEST NOTES: Power Leatherette seat (4-way HR). Get the full IIHS report »
Rollover Rating
G Overall
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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.