2013 Hyundai Veloster  RealSafeCars60Safety Rating

#95 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#162 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Hyundai Veloster
The Veloster, introduced by Hyundai in 2012, is a small hatchback with seating up to 4. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Veloster has offered Android Auto since 2017 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. 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 Veloster 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 Veloster has a score of 60, implying a 0.068% chance of driver death (6.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Hyundai Veloster has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0678% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.742%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0678% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.742% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Hyundai Veloster is 41% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Hyundai Veloster is 32% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8627Hyundai AccentHonda CR-ZHyundai VelosterMazda 3Hyundai ElantraHonda FitVolkswagen GolfFord FocusSubaru ImprezaChevrolet SonicMazda 2Honda CivicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 27 to 86. The 2013 Hyundai Veloster is safer than the 2013 Hyundai Accent and less safe than the 2013 Mazda 3, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra, the 2013 Honda Fit, the 2013 Honda Civic, the 2013 Mazda 2, the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2013 Subaru Impreza, the 2013 Ford Focus, and the 2013 Volkswagen Golf.

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