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Kia Carens gets 5-Star safety rating from Euro NCAP


The all-new Kia Carens compact MPV has been awarded the maximum 5-Star safety rating by Europe's known road safety organization, Euro NCAP. The Kia Carens is one of only two compact MPV models currently on sale in Europe to earn 5-Stars in the 2013 Euro NCAP tests. The five-door, five or seven-seater Kia achieved high scores for Adult Occupant Protection (94%), ...
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