2018 Kia Sedona  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#3 of 2018 Minivan/Vans

#43 of all 2018 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Kia Sedona
The Sedona, part 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 2018 Kia Sedona is average 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 2018 Kia Sedona has a score of 82, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.034%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.1%.

We estimate that the 2018 Kia Sedona has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0399% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.5607%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0399% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.5607% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Kia Sedona is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2018 Kia Sedona is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 Kia Sedona offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9571Chevrolet TraverseDodge Grand CaravanFord FlexChrysler PacificaNissan PathfinderFord ExplorerMazda CX-9Dodge DurangoVolkswagen AtlasToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyKia SedonaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Kia Sedona with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 95. The 2018 Kia Sedona is safer than the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2018 Ford Flex, and the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica and less safe than the 2018 Honda Odyssey, the 2018 Toyota Sienna, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, the 2018 Dodge Durango, and the 2018 Mazda CX-9. It is about as safe as the 2018 Ford Explorer.

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