Kia Venga is full of safety features but even so, the car wasn’t able to snatch the maximum safety rating after the crash tests conducted by EuroNCAP.
For example, it comes with driver and front passenger airbags, side airbags, side curtain airbags, 3-point rear seatbelts, active headrests, ESP and HAC plus seatbelt reminder and speed limiter. This is not enough though, as the car received only 4 stars, with EuroNCAP underlining that in the frontal crash, the driver’s chest could hit the steering wheel and some of the materials used around could represent a threat.
In addition, children protection was penalized too, after the dummy’s head hit the C-pillar when moving backwards in the original position after the impact.
“The front edge of the bonnet provided marginal protection. In most areas likely to be struck by the head of a child, the bonnet offered good protection but was predominantly poor in the areas where an adult's head might strike,
” EuroNCAP mentioned in the official results.Continue reading