2019 Hyundai Elantra GT  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#64 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#139 of all 2019 vehicles


The Elantra GT, introduced by Hyundai in 2013, is a midsize hatchback with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Elantra GT packs some oomph. The Elantra GT has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. 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 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 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT has a score of 75, 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 3.8%.

We estimate that the 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.049% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.5905%, meaning the average driver has a 0.049% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.5905% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9162M. Outlander SportM. Eclipse CrossHyundai KonaHonda HR-VMazda CX-3Hyundai VelosterToyota C-HRBuick EncoreChevrolet TraxNissan Rogue SportHyundai Elantra GTVolkswagen BeetleComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 91. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT is safer than the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2019 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the 2019 Hyundai Kona, the 2019 Honda HR-V, the 2019 Mazda CX-3, and the 2019 Hyundai Veloster and less safe than the 2019 Buick Encore and the 2019 Toyota C-HR. It is about as safe as the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle and the 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport.

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