2012 Hyundai Azera  RealSafeCars67Safety Rating

#66 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#132 of all 2012 vehicles


The Azera, part of Hyundai's lineup since 2006, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Azera has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2015. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Azera packs some 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 Azera 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 2012 Hyundai Azera has a score of 67, implying a 0.059% chance of driver death (5.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Hyundai Azera has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0586% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.6915%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0586% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.6915% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Hyundai Azera is 22% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Hyundai Azera is 14% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9258Nissan MaximaCadillac CTSHyundai AzeraAcura TLToyota AvalonVolvo S80Lexus ES-350Buick RegalHyundai GenesisBuick LaCrosseVolkswagen CCLincoln MKZComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Hyundai Azera with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 92. The 2012 Hyundai Azera is less safe than the 2012 Acura TL, the 2012 Toyota Avalon, the 2012 Lincoln MKZ, the 2012 Volkswagen CC, the 2012 Buick LaCrosse, the 2012 Hyundai Genesis, the 2012 Buick Regal, the 2012 Lexus ES-350, and the 2012 Volvo S80.

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