Kia has made some very good SUVs these days, and many of them are very safe. 

In fact, the 2023 Kia Sportage and 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid are both top safety pick winners. 

This is his one of two top safety awards presented by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). 

Here's what the Top Safety Pick award means and how it affects the new Kia Sportage and Kia Sportage Hybrid.

the new Kia Sportage received high crash safety ratings in the following categories:  

driver's side small front overlap, passenger's side small front overlap, medium front overlap, original side, roof strength and headrest categories.