2013 Hyundai Elantra  RealSafeCars64Safety Rating

#86 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#151 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Hyundai Elantra
The Elantra, a mainstay of Hyundai's lineup since 1992, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Elantra packs some oomph. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Elantra has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Hyundai Elantra 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 2013 Hyundai Elantra has a score of 64, implying a 0.063% chance of driver death (5.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Hyundai Elantra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0629% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.1821%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0629% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.1821% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra is 31% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra is 22% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8241Kia ForteHyundai VelosterToyota CorollaNissan SentraMazda 3Hyundai ElantraDodge DartChevrolet CruzeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaHonda CivicMitsubishi LancerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 41 to 82. The 2013 Hyundai Elantra is safer than the 2013 Kia Forte, the 2013 Hyundai Veloster, the 2013 Toyota Corolla, and the 2013 Nissan Sentra and less safe than the 2013 Subaru Impreza, the 2013 Ford Focus, the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze, and the 2013 Dodge Dart. It is about as safe as the 2013 Mazda 3 and the 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer.

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