2022 Hyundai Kona  RealSafeCars66Safety Rating

#90 of 2022 SUVs

#169 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Hyundai Kona
The Kona, which Hyundai introduced in 2018, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The Kona provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Hyundai offers a 5-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 10-year, 100,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 Hyundai Kona 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 2022 Hyundai Kona has a score of 66, implying a 0.06% chance of driver death (5.4% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.052%, and the chance of injury falls to 4.6%.

We estimate that the 2022 Hyundai Kona has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.06% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.8508%, meaning the average driver has a 0.06% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.8508% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Hyundai Kona is 29% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Hyundai Kona is 48% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2022 Hyundai Kona offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features on the 2022 Hyundai Kona can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2022 Hyundai Kona: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FDA-PED). Optional safety features on the 2022 Hyundai Kona which we recommend include Lane Departure Warning System and Blind-Spot View Monitoring.

Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Optional side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9256Hyundai VenueKia SeltosHyundai KonaNissan KicksHonda HR-VKia SoulToyota C-HRBuick EncoreChevrolet TraxVolkswagen TaosJeep RenegadeM. Outlander SportComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Hyundai Kona with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 92. The 2022 Hyundai Kona is safer than the 2022 Hyundai Venue and the 2022 Kia Seltos and less safe than the 2022 Nissan Kicks, the 2022 Honda HR-V, the 2022 Kia Soul, the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2022 Jeep Renegade, the 2022 Volkswagen Taos, the 2022 Chevrolet Trax, the 2022 Buick Encore, and the 2022 Toyota C-HR.

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