Euro NCAP Crash Test Results

Test results and safety ratings

Kia Rio 2005

1.4EX , 5 door hatch

Test Date: Nov 2005

Kia Rio crash test picture Crash Star Rating Crash Rating 4 Stars
Front-impact score
Side-impact score
Seat belt reminder
Total score
11 (69.0%)
16 (89.0%)
Pedestrian Star Rating Pedestrian Rating 2 Stars
Pedestrian-test score 13 (36.0%)

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The car tested had driver and passenger front airbags, side-impact airbag, head-protecting airbag, seat-belt pre-tensioners and load-limiters in front seats, driver's seatbelt reminder and ABS. EuroNCAP commented that in the frontal impact, rearward movement of the subframe caused a rupture of the driver's side footwell.

Driver head - Good
Driver neck - Good
Driver chest - Marginal
Driver abdomen
Driver right femur - Marginal Driver left femur - Marginal
Driver right lower leg - Adequate Driver left lower leg - Good
Driver right foot - Adequate Driver left foot - Adequate
Passenger head - Good
Passenger neck - Good
Passenger chest - Adequate
Passenger abdomen
Passenger right femur - Marginal Passenger left femur - Marginal
Passenger right lower leg - Good Passenger left lower leg - Adequate
Passenger right foot Passenger left foot
Side impact head - Good, Pole test - Pass
Side impact chest - Adequate
Side impact abdomen - Adequate
Side impact pelvis - Good
Green = Good Good
Yellow = Adequate Adequate
Orange = Marginal Marginal
Brown = Weak Weak
Red = Poor Poor