2011 Hyundai Genesis  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#31 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#68 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Hyundai Genesis
The Genesis, a mainstay 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 2011 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 2011 Hyundai Genesis has a score of 76, implying a 0.047% chance of driver death (4.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 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 2011 Hyundai Genesis is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9354Buick LucerneNissan MaximaCadillac CTSAcura TLLincoln MKZToyota AvalonVolvo S80Chrysler 300Saab 95Buick LaCrosseHyundai GenesisHonda CrosstourComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Hyundai Genesis with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 54 to 93. The 2011 Hyundai Genesis is safer than the 2011 Buick Lucerne, the 2011 Nissan Maxima, the 2011 Cadillac CTS, the 2011 Acura TL, the 2011 Lincoln MKZ, and the 2011 Toyota Avalon and less safe than the 2011 Saab 95, the 2011 Chrysler 300, and the 2011 Volvo S80. It is about as safe as the 2011 Honda Crosstour.

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