2023 Hyundai Elantra  RealSafeCars70Safety Rating

#49 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#133 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2017 Hyundai Elantra
The Elantra, part of Hyundai's lineup since 1992, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. The Elantra 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 2023 Hyundai Elantra 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 2023 Hyundai Elantra has a score of 70, implying a 0.055% chance of driver death (4.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.047%, and the chance of injury falls to 4.2%.

We estimate that the 2023 Hyundai Elantra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0545% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.2275%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0545% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.2275% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Hyundai Elantra is 17% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 Hyundai Elantra is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2023 Hyundai Elantra offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra: Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection (FDA-PED), 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.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9156Kia SeltosVolkswagen JettaKia ForteNissan KicksHyundai KonaHyundai ElantraMazda CX-30Toyota CorollaNissan SentraHonda CivicSubaru ImprezaKia SoulComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 91. The 2023 Hyundai Elantra is safer than the 2023 Kia Seltos and less safe than the 2023 Subaru Impreza, the 2023 Honda Civic, the 2022 Nissan Sentra, the 2022 Toyota Corolla, and the 2023 Mazda CX-30. It is about as safe as the 2023 Kia Forte, the 2023 Nissan Kicks, the 2023 Hyundai Kona, and the 2023 Kia Soul.

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