2014 Hyundai Santa Fe  RealSafeCars66Safety Rating

#54 of 2014 SUVs

#142 of all 2014 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. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. 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 2014 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 2014 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 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0599% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.8418%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0599% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.8418% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe is 25% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe is 43% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9958Hyundai Santa FeNissan MuranoKia SorentoFord EdgeSubaru TribecaFord FlexJeep Grand CherokeeVolvo XC60Toyota HighlanderHonda PilotToyota VenzaToyota 4RunnerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 99. The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe is less safe than the 2014 Nissan Murano, the 2014 Kia Sorento, the 2014 Ford Edge, the 2014 Subaru Tribeca, the 2014 Ford Flex, the 2014 Toyota 4Runner, the 2014 Toyota Venza, the 2014 Honda Pilot, the 2014 Toyota Highlander, the 2014 Volvo XC60, and the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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