2011 Hyundai Tucson  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#36 of 2011 SUVs

#80 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Hyundai Tucson
The Tucson, part of Hyundai's lineup since 2005, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. 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 Tucson 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 Tucson has a score of 74, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Hyundai Tucson has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0494% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.6368%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0494% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.6368% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Hyundai Tucson is 3% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Hyundai Tucson is 18% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8751Jeep PatriotToyota MatrixDodge CaliberToyota Scion xBMazda TributeFord EscapeHonda CR-VJeep CompassKia SportageHyundai TucsonToyota RAV4Subaru ForesterComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Hyundai Tucson with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 51 to 87. The 2011 Hyundai Tucson is safer than the 2011 Jeep Patriot, the 2011 Toyota Matrix, the 2011 Dodge Caliber, the 2011 Toyota Scion xB, the 2011 Mazda Tribute, the 2011 Ford Escape, and the 2011 Subaru Forester and less safe than the 2011 Jeep Compass and the 2011 Honda CR-V. It is about as safe as the 2011 Toyota RAV4 and the 2011 Kia Sportage.

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