Safety Features by Model

SE $5,144 - $6,489

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist (BA)
  • Advanced front airbags
  • Occupant classification system (OCS)
  • Advanced front/rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts for all seating positions-inc: front adjustable shoulder anchors, pretensioners, force limiters
  • Pwr window lock-out button
  • LATCH lower/upper anchors for child seats
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Transmission shift interlock
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Body-side reinforcements
  • Hood buckling creases/safety stops

Limited $5,293 - $6,816

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist (BA)
  • Advanced front airbags
  • Occupant classification system (OCS)
  • Advanced front/rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts for all seating positions-inc: front adjustable shoulder anchors, pretensioners, force limiters
  • Pwr window lock-out button
  • LATCH lower/upper anchors for child seats
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Transmission shift interlock
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Body-side reinforcements
  • Hood buckling creases/safety stops

GLS $4,280 - $5,587

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist (BA)
  • Advanced front airbags
  • Occupant classification system (OCS)
  • Advanced front/rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts for all seating positions-inc: front adjustable shoulder anchors, pretensioners, force limiters
  • Pwr window lock-out button
  • LATCH lower/upper anchors for child seats
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Transmission shift interlock
  • Energy absorbing steering column
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Body-side reinforcements
  • Hood buckling creases/safety stops

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2006 Hyundai Azera Limited 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2006 Hyundai Azera Limited 4-door

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

IIHS Crash Test Videos

Warranty

Basic Warranty

60 months / 60,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

120 months / 100,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

84 months / Unlimited distance

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60 months / Unlimited distance

Recalls

Suspension Aug 12, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 12, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V354000
Summary:
Hyundai is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 Sonata vehicles manufactured March 1, 2005, through January 21, 2010; and model year 2006-2011 Azera vehicles manufactured September 27, 2005, through November 22, 2010 originally sold in, or currently registered in, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Road salt and water can enter portions of the rear crossmember, leading to corrosion of the crossmember steel. This may lead to detachment of one of the rear control arms.
Consequence:
Control arm separation may suddenly change the rear wheel alignment, affecting the handling of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair or replace the crossmember assembly. The recall is expected to begin by the end of September 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai Custom Care Center at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall number is 113.
Service Brakes, Hydraulic > Switches > Brake Light Apr 14, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 14, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V122000
Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 531,894 MY 2006-2007 ACCENT, ENTOURAGE, SONATA, MY 2007 AZERA, ELANTRA AND SANTA FE, MY 2005-2007 TUCSON AND MY 2007-2008 VERACRUZ VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
Consequence:
THESE MALFUNCTIONS MY LEAD TO A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151.
Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Exterior Lighting Apr 1, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 1, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V113000
Summary:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Accent, model year 2007-2011 Azera, Sonata and Sante Fe,2006-2011 Tucson, 2009-2011 Elantra Touring, 2007-2010 Elantra, 2008-2011 Veracruz, 2009-2011 Genesis, 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, 2007-2008 Entourage, and 2006-2008 Tiburon vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Hyundai recalled 1,059,824 model year 2007-2009 Accent and Tucson, model year 2007-2010 Elantra, model year 2007-2011 Santa Fe, model year 2008-2009 Veracruz, model year 2010-2011 Genesis Coupe, and model year 2011 Sonata vehicles. In September 2013, Hyundai informed the agency that it was adding more vehicles to this campaign, representing an additional 652,512 units. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 1,712,336. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the crui...
Consequence:
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of Park without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 110.
Service Brakes, Hydraulic Jan 9, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 9, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V026000
Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and 2006 Hyundai Sonata vehicles. Water may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short.
Consequence:
An electrical short within the ABS Module may cause an engine compartment fire, even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will install a relay in the vehicle's main junction box to prevent the risk of an ABS short-circuit while the car is turned off, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 23, 2018. Owners may call Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 172.
Exterior Lighting > Headlights Feb 13, 2008
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 13, 2008
NHTSA Campaign:
08E021000
Summary:
HYUNDAI-KIA IS RECALLING 4,085 REPLACEMENT HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES SOLD FOR USE ON 2006-2008 SONATA AND AZERA VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN ALIGNED PROPERLY AND FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE PHOTOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.
Consequence:
IMPROPER AIMING OF THE HEADLAMP MAY RESULT IN POOR VISIBILITY POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
HYUNDAI-KIA DEALERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED AND INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR SUPPLY TO HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA. NONE OF THE HEADLAMPS WERE SOLD AS RETAIL. AS A RESULT, AN OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER WILL NOT BE ISSUED.
Air Bags > Frontal Dec 22, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 22, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
10V007000
Summary:
HYUNDAI DE PUERTO RICO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2009 AZERA VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 27, 2005, THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2008. THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT BELT TENSION SENSOR MAY SUSTAIN DAMAGE AFTER REPEATED USE OF THE SEAT BELT. IF THE SEAT BELT TENSION SENSOR WIRING BECOMES DAMAGED THE AIR BAG WILL NOT DEPLOY IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH NECESSITATING FRONT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT.
Consequence:
THE SEAT OCCUPANT IS AT AN INCREASED RISK OF INJURY SHOULD THE AIR BAG NOT DEPLOY AS INTENDED.
Remedy:
HYUNDAI WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT BELT AND INSTALL A NEW SEAT BELT TENSION SENSOR WIRING HARNESS CLIP, IF NECESSARY, AND REROUTE THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT BELT TENSION SENSOR WIRING AND SECURE THE WIRING WITH A NEW HARNESS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI DE PUERTO RICO 787-999-3333.
Seats Aug 31, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 31, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V630000
Summary:
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Azera vehicles manufactured March 7, 2007 through August 14, 2007. In the affected vehicles, the power-adjustable front driver seat may unexpectedly move without the driver's input while the vehicle is being driven.
Consequence:
Unintentional movement of the driver's seat may affect the driver's ability to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power-adjustable seat switch, free of charge. The recall began October 28, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 150.
Exterior Lighting Jul 15, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 15, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V280000
Summary:
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 3,011 MODEL YEAR 2005-2007 ELANTRA, TUCSON, SONATA, AZERA AND ACCENT VEHICLES. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO FAIL TO ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A DEFECTIVE STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE-TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFT OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
Consequence:
ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HYUNDAI OF PUERTO RICO CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 787-999-4310.