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2011 Kia Optima receives five-star NHTSA crash rating

by Aaron Richardson (RSS feed) on Mar 4th, 2011 at 2:33PM

2011 Kia Optima – Click above for high-res image gallery The Kia Optima set the mark as the first Korean-built car to be officially five-star certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The all-new Optima recieved five-star ratings in the frontal, side-impact and rollover tests. The Optima sports six airbags, active front headrests, side-impact door bars and height adjustable three-point seat belts for each seat. This five-star rating is indeed something worthy of bragging rights, as NHTSA imposed significantly stricter testing standards for 2011 models. Follow... Read More

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