2014 Hyundai Elantra  RealSafeCars65Safety Rating

#82 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#148 of all 2014 vehicles

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

The 2014 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 2014 Hyundai Elantra has a score of 65, implying a 0.061% chance of driver death (5.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Hyundai Elantra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0614% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.017%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0614% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.017% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra is 28% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra is 19% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

7656Toyota Scion tCNissan SentraKia ForteHyundai ElantraMitsubishi LancerToyota CorollaChevrolet CruzeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaMazda 3Honda CivicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Hyundai Elantra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 76. The 2014 Hyundai Elantra is safer than the 2014 Toyota Scion tC and the 2014 Nissan Sentra and less safe than the 2014 Mazda 3, the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2014 Subaru Impreza, the 2014 Ford Focus, and the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. It is about as safe as the 2014 Kia Forte, the 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer, and the 2014 Toyota Corolla.

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