2016 Hyundai Veloster  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#86 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#156 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Hyundai Veloster
The Veloster, introduced by Hyundai in 2012, is a small hatchback with seating up to 4. The Veloster has offered Android Auto since 2017 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Hyundai Veloster has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. 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 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 2016 Hyundai Veloster has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Hyundai Veloster has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0639% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.2934%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0639% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.2934% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Hyundai Veloster is 33% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Hyundai Veloster is 24% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9227Hyundai AccentHyundai VelosterFord FiestaMazda CX-3Honda HR-VFIAT 500LVolkswagen GolfChevrolet TraxNissan JukeVolkswagen BeetleFord FocusToyota Scion iMComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Hyundai Veloster with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 27 to 92. The 2016 Hyundai Veloster is safer than the 2016 Hyundai Accent and less safe than the 2016 Ford Fiesta, the 2016 Mazda CX-3, the 2016 Honda HR-V, the 2016 Toyota Scion iM, the 2016 Ford Focus, the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2016 Nissan Juke, the 2016 Chevrolet Trax, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf, and the 2016 FIAT 500L.

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