2020 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

small car / 4-door wagon

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle
Standard system
Superior
Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-pedestrian
Standard system
Advanced

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle

System details

  • Standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection

Overall evaluation

Applies to 2020 models

Superior
Superior
  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.

How front crash prevention is evaluated

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-pedestrian

Trim level(s)

  • All trims

System details

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection

Overall evaluation

Applies to 2019-20 models

Advanced
Advanced
Average speed reduction
12 mph test 25 mph test
Crossing child 12 mph 21 mph
Crossing adult 12 mph 15 mph
Average speed reduction
25 mph test 37 mph test
Parallel adult 25 mph 25 mph
Warning time:
1.8 seconds

How front crash prevention is evaluated