2020 Hyundai Nexo  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#37 of 2020 SUVs

#59 of all 2020 vehicles


The Nexo, which Hyundai introduced in 2019, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Nexo provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. It 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 Nexo is above 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 Nexo has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Hyundai Nexo has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0371% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.2392%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0371% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.2392% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Hyundai Nexo is 23% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Hyundai Nexo is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8483BMW 5 SeriesHyundai NexoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Hyundai Nexo with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 83 to 84. The 2020 Hyundai Nexo is . It is about as safe as the 2020 BMW 5 Series.

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