2018 Hyundai Elantra GT  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#42 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#102 of all 2018 vehicles


The Elantra GT, which Hyundai introduced in 2013, is a small hatchback with seating up to 5. The Elantra GT has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. The Hyundai Elantra GT 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 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT 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 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT has a score of 74, implying a 0.049% chance of driver death (4.4% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.043%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.9%.

We estimate that the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0494% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.6426%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0494% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.6426% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is 3% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8661Kia ForteM. Outlander SportKia SoulMazda CX-3Ford FocusVolkswagen BeetleJeep CompassHyundai KonaVolkswagen GolfToyota C-HRV. Golf SportWagenHyundai Elantra GTComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 86. The 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT is safer than the 2018 Kia Forte, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2018 Kia Soul, and the 2018 Mazda CX-3 and less safe than the 2018 Toyota C-HR, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf, the 2018 Hyundai Kona, and the 2018 Jeep Compass. It is about as safe as the 2018 Ford Focus, the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle, and the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

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