2015 Hyundai Tucson  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#40 of 2015 SUVs

#88 of all 2015 vehicles

Pictured: 2016 Hyundai Tucson
The Tucson, part of Hyundai's lineup since 2005, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Hyundai Tucson packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2015 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 2015 Hyundai Tucson has a score of 75, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Hyundai Tucson has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0487% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.5644%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0487% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.5644% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Hyundai Tucson is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Hyundai Tucson is 16% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8757Mazda 5M. Outlander SportToyota RAV4Jeep WranglerJeep CompassHyundai TucsonFord EscapeBuick EncoreJeep CherokeeJeep RenegadeKia SportageKia SorentoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Hyundai Tucson with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 87. The 2015 Hyundai Tucson is safer than the 2015 Mazda 5, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, and the 2015 Toyota RAV4 and less safe than the 2015 Jeep Cherokee, the 2015 Buick Encore, and the 2015 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2015 Jeep Compass, the 2015 Kia Sorento, the 2015 Kia Sportage, and the 2015 Jeep Renegade.

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