2012 Kia Sedona  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#7 of 2012 Minivan/Vans

#119 of all 2012 vehicles

Pictured: 2015 Kia Sedona
The Sedona, a mainstay of Kia's lineup since 2002, is a three-row large minivan with seating up to 8. The Sedona has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2015. Kia offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2012 Kia Sedona is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2012 Kia Sedona has a score of 70, implying a 0.055% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Kia Sedona has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0551% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2922%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0551% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2922% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Kia Sedona is 16% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2012 Kia Sedona is 28% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9564Kia SedonaNissan QuestMazda CX-9Volkswagen RoutanDodge Grand CaravanFord FlexDodge DurangoHonda PilotToyota SiennaFord ExplorerChevrolet TraverseHonda OdysseyComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Kia Sedona with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 95. The 2012 Kia Sedona is less safe than the 2012 Volkswagen Routan, the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2012 Ford Flex, the 2012 Honda Odyssey, the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2012 Ford Explorer, the 2012 Toyota Sienna, the 2012 Honda Pilot, and the 2012 Dodge Durango. It is about as safe as the 2012 Nissan Quest.

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