2020 Hyundai Elantra GT  RealSafeCars74Safety Rating

#58 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#142 of all 2020 vehicles


The Elantra GT, introduced by Hyundai in 2013, is a midsize hatchback with seating up to 5. The Elantra GT has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT has a score of 74, implying a 0.05% chance of driver death (4.5% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.044%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.9%.

We estimate that the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0499% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.6952%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0499% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.6952% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT is 3% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2020 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.

9256Chevrolet SonicM. Outlander SportM. Eclipse CrossKia SoulHyundai VelosterHyundai Elantra GTToyota C-HRVolkswagen GolfBuick EncoreMazda CX-30Chevrolet TraxNissan Rogue SportComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 92. The 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT is safer than the 2020 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, and the 2020 Kia Soul and less safe than the 2020 Chevrolet Trax, the 2020 Mazda CX-30, the 2020 Buick Encore, the 2020 Volkswagen Golf, and the 2020 Toyota C-HR. It is about as safe as the 2020 Hyundai Veloster and the 2020 Nissan Rogue Sport.

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