The Kia Cerato sedan (BD series) was first introduced in Australia in May 2018, with hatch variants released from December 2018. The Cerato sedan and hatch were first released in New Zealand from September 2018.
This 5 star ANCAP safety rating applies to all sedan and hatch variants build from April 2021 (on sale from June 2021) except Cerato S and Cerato Sport variants without Safety Pack 1. A separate ANCAP safety rating is available for these variants.
Dual frontal, side chest-protecting and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (City, Interurban and Pedestrian) is standard on all variants built from April 2021.
A lane keep assist (LKA) system with lane departure warning (LDW) and a manual-set speed limiter are standard on all variants.
A full list of safety features and technologies can be viewed within the Technical Report (see download link).