2017 Hyundai Veloster  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#84 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#159 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Hyundai Veloster
The Veloster, which Hyundai introduced 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 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. 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 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 2017 Hyundai Veloster has a score of 63, implying a 0.064% chance of driver death (5.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 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 2017 Hyundai Veloster is 33% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Hyundai Veloster is 24% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9223Hyundai AccentChevrolet SonicHyundai VelosterKia ForteNissan JukeKia SoulVolkswagen GolfV. Golf SportWagenVolkswagen BeetleFord FocusMazda CX-3Mazda 3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Hyundai Veloster with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 23 to 92. The 2017 Hyundai Veloster is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Accent and less safe than the 2017 Kia Forte, the 2017 Nissan Juke, the 2017 Kia Soul, the 2017 Mazda 3, the 2017 Mazda CX-3, the 2017 Ford Focus, the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, and the 2017 Volkswagen Golf. It is about as safe as the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic.

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