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Safety Features

See the list of 2012 Kia Optima safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

LX 4dr Sedan 2.4L Man LX

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable anchors, emergency locking retractors
  • 3-point rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual-note horn
  • Emergency trunk release handle
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • Impact-triggered auto door unlocking

LX 4dr Sedan 2.4L Auto LX

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable anchors, emergency locking retractors
  • 3-point rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual-note horn
  • Emergency trunk release handle
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • Impact-triggered auto door unlocking

EX 4dr Sedan 2.4L Auto EX

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable anchors, emergency locking retractors
  • 3-point rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual-note horn
  • Emergency trunk release handle
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • Impact-triggered auto door unlocking

Hybrid 4dr Sedan 2.4L Auto Hybrid

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: active hydraulic boost braking (AHB)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable anchors, emergency locking retractors
  • 3-point rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual-note horn
  • Emergency trunk release handle
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • Impact-triggered auto door unlocking

EX 4dr Sedan 2.0T Auto EX

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable anchors, emergency locking retractors
  • 3-point rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual-note horn
  • Emergency trunk release handle
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • Impact-triggered auto door unlocking

SX 4dr Sedan 2.0T Auto SX

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Dual advanced front airbags -inc: passenger occupancy sensor
  • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • 3-point front seat belts -inc: pretensioners, force limiters, height-adjustable anchors, emergency locking retractors
  • 3-point rear seat belts w/emergency locking retractors
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Dual-note horn
  • Emergency trunk release handle
  • Impact-absorbing steering column
  • Impact-triggered auto door unlocking