2019 Hyundai Elantra  RealSafeCars69Safety Rating

#85 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#171 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Hyundai Elantra
The Elantra, part of Hyundai's lineup since 1992, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon 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 and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Hyundai Elantra 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 2019 Hyundai Elantra has a score of 69, implying a 0.057% chance of driver death (5.1% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.05%, and the chance of injury falls to 4.4%.

We estimate that the 2019 Hyundai Elantra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0566% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.4674%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0566% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.4674% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Hyundai Elantra is 18% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Hyundai Elantra is 10% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 Hyundai Elantra offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

7852Toyota YarisHyundai AccentKia RioVolkswagen JettaChevrolet SonicNissan SentraSubaru ImprezaToyota CorollaKia ForteHyundai ElantraChevrolet CruzeHonda CivicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Hyundai Elantra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 52 to 78. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra is safer than the 2019 Toyota Yaris, the 2019 Hyundai Accent, the 2019 Kia Rio, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2019 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2019 Nissan Sentra, and the 2019 Honda Civic and less safe than the 2019 Toyota Corolla and the 2019 Subaru Impreza. It is about as safe as the 2019 Kia Forte.

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