Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
Good
Rear Crash Protection Results
Good
Rollover Rating Test Results
Good
Side Impact Test Results
Good
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
Not Rated
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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 20V519000
Mfg's Report Date: AUG 26, 2020
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 440370


Summary:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Optima and 2014-2015 Sorento vehicles. Brake fluid may leak inside the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU), possibly resulting in an electrical short.

Consequence:
If the HECU short circuits, there is an increased risk of an engine compartment fire.

Remedy:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HECU for leaking brake fluid and replace the HECU if necessary, free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from other vehicles and structures until the recall repair is completed. The recall began October 20, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC197.

Manufacturer Recall Number:
SC197

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