2016 Hyundai Accent  RealSafeCars40Safety Rating

#97 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#167 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Hyundai Accent
The Accent, a mainstay of Hyundai's lineup since 1995, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Hyundai Accent 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 2016 Hyundai Accent has a score of 40, implying a 0.094% chance of driver death (8.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Hyundai Accent has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0942% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 10.7562%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0942% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 10.7562% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Hyundai Accent is 96% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Hyundai Accent is 83% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8429Hyundai AccentToyota iAKia RioToyota YarisKia ForteHyundai ElantraNissan Versa NoteFord FocusFord FiestaKia SoulChevrolet SonicHonda FitComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Hyundai Accent with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 29 to 84. The 2016 Hyundai Accent is less safe than the 2016 Toyota iA, the 2016 Kia Rio, the 2016 Toyota Yaris, the 2016 Kia Forte, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra, the 2016 Honda Fit, the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2016 Kia Soul, the 2016 Ford Fiesta, the 2016 Ford Focus, and the 2016 Nissan Versa Note.

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