2010 Hyundai Genesis  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#25 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#52 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Hyundai Genesis
The Genesis, part of Hyundai's lineup since 2009, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Hyundai Genesis 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 Genesis is below average 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 Genesis has a score of 76, implying a 0.047% chance of driver death (4.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Hyundai Genesis has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0474% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4101%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0474% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4101% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Hyundai Genesis is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Hyundai Genesis is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9454Buick LucerneCadillac CTSChrysler 300Nissan MaximaVolvo S80Cadillac SRXLexus ES-350Hyundai GenesisHonda CrosstourToyota AvalonLincoln MKZAcura TLComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Hyundai Genesis with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 54 to 94. The 2010 Hyundai Genesis is safer than the 2010 Buick Lucerne, the 2010 Cadillac CTS, the 2010 Chrysler 300, the 2010 Nissan Maxima, the 2010 Acura TL, the 2010 Lincoln MKZ, and the 2010 Toyota Avalon and less safe than the 2010 Lexus ES-350, the 2010 Cadillac SRX, and the 2010 Volvo S80. It is about as safe as the 2010 Honda Crosstour.

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