2017 Hyundai Azera  RealSafeCars69Safety Rating

#72 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#144 of all 2017 vehicles


The Azera, a mainstay of Hyundai's lineup since 2006, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Hyundai Azera has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. 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 and Apple CarPlay since 2015. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Hyundai Azera 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 2017 Hyundai Azera has a score of 69, implying a 0.056% chance of driver death (5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Hyundai Azera has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0562% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.4223%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0562% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.4223% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Hyundai Azera is 17% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Hyundai Azera is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

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And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9662Hyundai AzeraKia CadenzaNissan MaximaINFINITI Q50Acura TLXVolkswagen CCToyota HighlanderLexus RCChrysler 300Lexus ISLexus ES-350Toyota AvalonComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Hyundai Azera with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 96. The 2017 Hyundai Azera is less safe than the 2017 Kia Cadenza, the 2017 Nissan Maxima, the 2017 INFINITI Q50, the 2017 Acura TLX, the 2017 Volkswagen CC, the 2017 Toyota Avalon, the 2017 Lexus ES-350, the 2017 Lexus IS, the 2017 Chrysler 300, the 2017 Lexus RC, and the 2017 Toyota Highlander.

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