NHTSA Sportage 2023

The car manufacturer has revealed in a recall notice issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that the B+ terminal on the battery may not have been properly torqued by the supplier during assembly. If this is the case, the nut can loosen over time and could cause the engine to stall while driving

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Kia notes that a fire could be triggered while driving due to electrical arching at the B+ terminal, increasing the risk of a crash and injury. Owners of impacted vehicles may be alerted through the illumination of the battery light

A total of 19,701 Kia Sportage models are embroiled in the recall, all of which were manufactured between January 12, 2022, and August 8, 2022

Owners of impacted vehicles will be notified by first class mail and instructed to bring their vehicle to a Kia dealer where the nut will be properly torqued if necessary. Kia will notify owners from September 23

The issuance of this recall comes just a few weeks after Kia lifted the veil on the 2023 Sportage PHEV, designed as a rival to the Toyota RAV4 Prime. Priced from $38,490, the Sportage PHEV is driven by a turbocharged 1. 6-liter four-cylinder engine working alongside an electric motor and a 13. 8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. It pumps out a total of 261 hp and 258 lb-ft (349 Nm) of torque. The Sportage PHEV can also be driven for 34 miles (54 km) on electric power alone

The Hyundai Tucson was redesigned for the 2022 model year and the Kia Sportage was redesigned for the 2023 model year. Driver-side small overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test of a 2022 Hyundai Tucson conducted by Hyundai/Kia as part of frontal crash test verification

Overall evaluationStructure and safety cageDriver injury measuresHead/neckChestHip/thighLower leg/footDriver restraints and dummy kinematics

How the driver-side small overlap front test is conducted

Small overlap front. passenger-side

Rating applies to 2023 models

Tested vehicle. 2022 Hyundai Tucson SEL 4-door 4wd

The Hyundai Tucson was redesigned for the 2022 model year and the Kia Sportage was redesigned for the 2023 model year. Passenger-side small overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test of a 2022 Hyundai Tucson conducted by Hyundai/Kia as part of frontal crash test verification

Overall evaluationStructure and safety cagePassenger injury measuresHead/neckChestHip/thighLower leg/footPassenger restraints and dummy kinematicsDriver injury measuresHead/neckChestHip/thighLower leg/footDriver restraints and dummy kinematics

How the passenger-side small overlap front test is conducted

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2023 models

Tested vehicle. 2022 Hyundai Tucson SEL 4-door 4wd

The Hyundai Tucson was redesigned for the 2022 model year and the Kia Sportage was redesigned for the 2023 model year. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test of a 2022 Hyundai Tucson conducted by Hyundai/Kia as part of frontal crash test verification

Overall evaluationStructure and safety cageDriver injury measuresHead/neckChestLeg/foot, leftLeg/foot, rightDriver restraints and dummy kinematics

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Cạnh. original test

Rating applies to 2023 models

Tested vehicle. 2022 Hyundai Tucson SEL 4-door 4wd

The Hyundai Tucson was redesigned for the 2022 model year and the Kia Sportage was redesigned for the 2023 model year. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test of a 2022 Hyundai Tucson conducted by Hyundai/Kia as part of side crash test verification

Overall evaluationStructure and safety cageDriver injury measuresHead/neckTorsoPelvis/legDriver head protectionRear passenger injury measuresHead/neckTorsoPelvis/legRear passenger head protection

How the side crash test is conducted

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2023 models

Tested vehicle. 2022 Hyundai Tucson SE 4-door 4wd

Ratings apply to the Hyundai Tucson (tested) and the structurally similar 2022 Santa Cruz and 2023 Kia Sportage

Overall evaluationCurb weight3,474 lbsPeak force17,527 lbsStrength-to-weight ratio5. 05

How the roof strength test is conducted

Head restraints & seats

loại ghế. Manual cloth seat

Overall evaluationDynamic ratingSeat/head restraint geometry

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted
Currently, IIHS tests apply only to front seats.

Front crash prevention. vehicle-to-vehicle

Ratings are given for 2 different trim variations available on this vehicle

System details

  • Standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FCA-Ped)
  • 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

System details

  • Optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Cyclist and Junction Turning Detection

Package name

  • Optional by trim (SX, SX Prestige, X-Pro, and X-Pro Prestige)
  • 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 (day)

Ratings are given for 2 different systems available on this vehicle

System details

  • standard Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FCA-Ped)

Crossing child

  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision

Crossing adult

  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision

Parallel adult

  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision
  • In the 37 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 34 mph. A warning was issued 1. 9 seconds before impact

System details

  • optional Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Cyclist and Junction Turning Detection

Crossing child

  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle nearly avoided a collision
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision

Crossing adult

  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision

Parallel adult

  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision
  • In the 37 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 36 mph. A warning was issued 1. 9 seconds before impact

How front crash prevention is evaluated

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Ratings are given for 2 different headlight variations available on this vehicle

Trim level(s)

Low-beam headlight typeLED projectorHigh-beam headlight typeLED projectorCurve-adaptive?NoHigh-beam assist?YesOverall rating
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination.

0 ft100 ft200 ft300 ft400 ft500 ft600 ftLow beamsOptimal low-beamilluminationHigh beamsOptimal high-beamilluminationHigh-beam assist credit

Low beams
On the straightaway, visibility was good on the left side of the road and fair on the right side. On curves, visibility was good on the sharp left and both right curves and inadequate on the gradual left curve.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits

High beams
On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was fair in all 4 tests.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on the straightaway and all 4 curves

Trim level(s)

Low-beam headlight typeLED reflectorHigh-beam headlight typeLED reflectorCurve-adaptive?NoHigh-beam assist?YesOverall rating
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination.

0 ft100 ft200 ft300 ft400 ft500 ft600 ftLow beamsOptimal low-beamilluminationHigh beamsOptimal high-beamilluminationHigh-beam assist credit

Low beams
On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits

High beams
On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle's low beams on the straightaway and all 4 curves

How headlights are evaluated

Child seat anchors

Applies to 2023 models

Overall evaluationVehicle trimLimitedSeat typeleather

This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware

It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor only

Overall evaluationVehicle trimLimitedSeat typeleather

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GGoodAAcceptableMMarginalPPoorSeating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated. Tether anchorLower anchorsLower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)No hardware available

How safe is a Kia Sportage?

Kia Sportage NHTSA Safety Rating For 2022, the Kia Sportage earned a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA. Here's how it fared in the individual tests. Frontal Crash. 4 sao. tai nạn bên. 5 sao.

Does my Kia Sportage have a recall?

(Kia) is recalling certain 2016-2022 Sorento, 2021-2022 Sorento Hybrid (HEV), 2022-2023 Sorento Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV), and 2017-2022 Sportage vehicles equipped with a tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Kia dealership

What are the trim levels for 2023 Kia Sportage?

The 2023 Sportage will be available in seven trim levels. the Sportage LX, the Sportage EX, the Sportage X-Line AWD, the Sportage SX, the Sportage SX Prestige, the Sportage X-pro, and the Sportage X-Pro Prestige .

How many miles does a Kia Sportage hybrid get?

The 2023 Kia Sportage gets up to an EPA-estimated 32 miles per gallon on the highway; the 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid mpg is even more impressive at 44 miles per gallon , while the 2023 Kia Sportage Plug-In Hybrid is capable of the equivalent of 84 miles per gallon.