NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

The NHTSA has not conducted NCAP crash tests for the 2020 Optima yet.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2020 Kia Optima 4-door sedan

2019 Kia Optima 4-door sedan With specific headlights

Moderate Overlap
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 »
Small Overlap (Driver)
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 »
Small Overlap (Passenger)1
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 »
Side Rating
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 »
Rear Rating2
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating3
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 2015-19 models of the Hyundai Sonata (tested) and the structurally similar 2016-20 models of the 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.