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2017 Kia Soul

Small car
Crashworthiness
  • Head restraints & seats
    G

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Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
Small Moderate
2017
G
Crash avoidance rating
2016
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
2015
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2014
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2013
P
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2012
P
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
P
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2010
P
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2017 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Cloth, manual seat

How this test is conducted

Seat type Cloth, manual seat
Geometry
Backset (mm) 25
Distance below top of head (mm) 6
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 11.9
Head contact time (ms) 52
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 14
Max neck tension (N) 399

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