2010 Hyundai Veracruz  RealSafeCars69Safety Rating

#46 of 2010 SUVs

#98 of all 2010 vehicles


The Veracruz, part of Hyundai's lineup since 2007, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. 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 Veracruz is somewhat 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 Veracruz has a score of 69, implying a 0.057% chance of driver death (5.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0567% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.4748%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0567% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.4748% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz is 18% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz is 35% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9061Mitsubishi EndeavorHyundai VeracruzJeep Grand CherokeeC. Town and CountryNissan MuranoHonda PilotToyota HighlanderToyota 4RunnerSubaru TribecaToyota FJ CruiserFord EdgeNissan PathfinderComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Hyundai Veracruz with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 90. The 2010 Hyundai Veracruz is less safe than the 2010 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2010 Nissan Murano, the 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2010 Ford Edge, the 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser, the 2010 Subaru Tribeca, the 2010 Toyota 4Runner, the 2010 Toyota Highlander, and the 2010 Honda Pilot.

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