2022 Hyundai Sonata  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#51 of 2022 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#148 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2020 Hyundai Sonata
The Sonata, part of Hyundai's lineup for decades, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Sonata packs some oomph. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. 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 Sonata 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 2022 Hyundai Sonata has a score of 76, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Hyundai Sonata has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0477% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4495%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0477% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4495% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Hyundai Sonata is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2022 Hyundai Sonata is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2022 Hyundai Sonata can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. An active safety system that is standard on the 2022 Hyundai Sonata is Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FDA-PED). Some safety features are optional on the 2022 Hyundai Sonata--- although they add to the cost, one should consider the benefits of 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 can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8753Volkswagen JettaChevrolet MalibuKia K5Honda CivicHyundai SonataToyota CamrySubaru OutbackHonda AccordNissan AltimaToyota CorollaMazda 3Nissan SentraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Hyundai Sonata with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 87. The 2022 Hyundai Sonata is safer than the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2022 Chevrolet Malibu, and the 2022 Kia K5 and less safe than the 2022 Subaru Outback and the 2022 Toyota Camry. It is about as safe as the 2022 Nissan Sentra and the 2022 Mazda 3.

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