2013 Hyundai Santa Fe  RealSafeCars66Safety Rating

#54 of 2013 SUVs

#140 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
The Santa Fe, a mainstay of Hyundai's lineup since 2001, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The Hyundai Santa Fe has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. 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 Santa Fe 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 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe has a score of 66, implying a 0.06% chance of driver death (5.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0603% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.8868%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0603% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.8868% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe is 26% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe is 44% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9958Hyundai Santa FeGMC TerrainNissan MuranoSubaru OutbackHonda CrosstourJeep Grand CherokeeHonda PilotToyota VenzaBuick RegalToyota HighlanderFord EdgeKia SorentoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 99. The 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe is less safe than the 2013 GMC Terrain, the 2013 Nissan Murano, the 2013 Subaru Outback, the 2013 Honda Crosstour, the 2013 Kia Sorento, the 2013 Ford Edge, the 2013 Toyota Highlander, the 2013 Buick Regal, the 2013 Toyota Venza, the 2013 Honda Pilot, and the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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