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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideSide PoleRollover
2017 Elantra 4 DR FWD Early Release*****************1,2*****3****
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2017 Elantra 4 DR FWD Later Release*****************4,5*****6****
2017 Elantra Gt 5 HB FWD***************************

1 These ratings apply to vehicles produced on or before February 28, 2017. The rear passenger's thoracic and abdominal rib deflections were elevated

2 Due to the intrusion of the left rear door during the side impact test, the interior door panel struck the torso of the rear passenger dummy, causing a high lower spine acceleration. Lower spine accelerations in excess of 82 g's indicate a higher likelihood of thoracic injury.

3 These ratings apply to vehicles produced on or before February 28, 2017.

4 These ratings apply to vehicles produced after February 28, 2017. The rear passenger's thoracic and abdominal rib deflections were elevated

5 Due to the intrusion of the left rear door during the side impact test, the interior door panel struck the torso of the rear passenger dummy, causing a high lower spine acceleration. Lower spine accelerations in excess of 82 g's indicate a higher likelihood of thoracic injury

6 These ratings apply to vehicles produced after February 28, 2017.

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2017 Hyundai Elantra 4-door sedan

2017 Hyundai Elantra 4-door sedan With optional front crash prevention and specific headlights; applies only to sedans; App

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap Driver1Small Overlap PassengerSideRear2Rollover3
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
A Lower Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Not tested. G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Applies only to models built after Mar 2016.

2 — Manual cloth seat.

3 — Rating applies to both the Elantra 4-door sedan (tested) and the structurally similar 2018 and later Elantra GT 4-door hatchback.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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