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2015 Kia Soul Earns Top Safety Pick Award


The 2015 Kia Soul has earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Receiving a perfect score in all five tests, the recently redesigned model earned a great reputation for safety.

In all five IIHS tests, the Soul earned the top score of good:

Small Overlap Front Test

Moderate Overlap Front Test

Side Test

Roof Strength

Head Restraints and Seats

The Soul was redesigned in 2014, and for 2015 Kia worked to strengthen the front structure to improve protection in crashes. In small overlap front tests that measure head-on accidents with poles and trees, the Soul’s driver space was maintained reasonably well. Measures take from the crash test dummies indicate a low risk of any significant injuries during these small overlap front tests.

IIHS found a low indication of any significant injuries on side tests and other front end tests.

This Top Safety Pick Honor is another in a growing trophy case for the popular model. The Soul has been voted the best car for both young and old drivers, and it’s also considered one of the best cars for those who drive with dogs.

Learn more about the Kia Soul now, and then visit Waikem Kia to see why our dealership is the best choice for this safe Kia.

Author: Jeff Russ

Lead blogger and content writer for the Waikem Auto Family in Massillon, Ohio. Product specialist in Ford, Nissan, Subaru, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, and Mitsubishi models. 2008 Graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Married to wife Christina. Resides in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

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