2010 Hyundai Accent  RealSafeCars43Safety Rating

#92 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#162 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Hyundai Accent
The Accent, a mainstay of Hyundai's lineup since 1995, is a mini sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. The Hyundai Accent has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Hyundai Accent is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Hyundai Accent has a score of 43, implying a 0.091% chance of driver death (8.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Hyundai Accent has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0906% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 10.3421%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0906% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 10.3421% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Hyundai Accent is 89% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Hyundai Accent is 76% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

5531Kia RioHyundai AccentNissan VersaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Hyundai Accent with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 31 to 55. The 2010 Hyundai Accent is safer than the 2010 Kia Rio and less safe than the 2010 Nissan Versa.

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