2012 Hyundai Accent  RealSafeCars39Safety Rating

#101 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#175 of all 2012 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. The Accent 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 2012 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 2012 Hyundai Accent has a score of 39, implying a 0.096% chance of driver death (8.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Hyundai Accent has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0959% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 10.9575%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0959% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 10.9575% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Hyundai Accent is 100% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Hyundai Accent is 87% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8220Chevrolet AveoHyundai AccentKia ForteNissan VersaKia SoulMazda 2Suzuki SX4Hyundai ElantraKia RioFord FiestaNissan CubeToyota YarisComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Hyundai Accent with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 82. The 2012 Hyundai Accent is safer than the 2011 Chevrolet Aveo and less safe than the 2011 Kia Forte, the 2012 Nissan Versa, the 2012 Toyota Yaris, the 2011 Nissan Cube, the 2012 Ford Fiesta, the 2012 Kia Rio, the 2011 Hyundai Elantra, the 2012 Suzuki SX4, the 2012 Mazda 2, and the 2012 Kia Soul.

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