2013 Hyundai Tucson  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#39 of 2013 SUVs

#87 of all 2013 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 can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. 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 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 2013 Hyundai Tucson has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Hyundai Tucson has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0499% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.6938%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0499% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.6938% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Hyundai Tucson is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Hyundai Tucson is 19% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8949Jeep PatriotToyota MatrixSuzuki Grand VitaraToyota Scion xBToyota RAV4Subaru ForesterFord EscapeKia SportageJeep CompassHonda CR-VHyundai TucsonVolkswagen TiguanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Hyundai Tucson with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 49 to 89. The 2013 Hyundai Tucson is safer than the 2013 Jeep Patriot, the 2013 Toyota Matrix, the 2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara, the 2013 Toyota Scion xB, the 2013 Toyota RAV4, and the 2013 Subaru Forester and less safe than the 2013 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2013 Honda CR-V, the 2013 Jeep Compass, and the 2013 Kia Sportage.

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