Safety Features by Model

GLS $14,945 - $17,195

MSRP

  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Advanced dual front airbags w/Occupant Classification System
  • Front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
  • Child safety door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

SE $14,945 - $20,195

MSRP

  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Advanced dual front airbags w/Occupant Classification System
  • Front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
  • Child safety door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Ltd $8,295 - $9,846

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • Vehicle stability management (VSM)
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) w/traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Advanced dual front airbags w/Occupant Classification System
  • Front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front/rear roof-mounted side curtain airbags
  • Child safety door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Frontal Ratings Small Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4-door

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Kinematics
Structure
Femur Pelvis
Foot Tibia

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 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

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4-door

Overall

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

Air Bags , Structure Apr 1, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
Apr 1, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V115000
Summary:
Hyundai Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Elantra vehicles manufactured from November 12, 2010, through March 5, 2013. A support bracket attached to the headliner may become displaced during a side curtain airbag deployment.
Consequence:
If the headliner support bracket makes contact with an occupant during a crash, it may cause a laceration injury.
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will apply adhesive strips to the headliner, free of charge. The safety recall began during April 2013. Owners may contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's recall campaign number is 109.
Electronic Stability Control Dec 23, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V871000
Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Elantra vehicles manufactured October 29, 2010, to October 25, 2011. Due to an electronic stability control (ESC) sensor malfunction, the brakes for one or more wheels may be applied unexpectedly and the engine power may be reduced. These symptoms will be accompanied by illumination of the ESC indicator lamp in the instrument cluster.
Consequence:
If the one or more of the brakes are inappropriately applied, control of the vehicle may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will verify the proper operation of the ESC sensors, and update the ESC system's calibration, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 137.
Suspension Oct 7, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 7, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V629000
Summary:
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2011 Elantra vehicles manufactured November 12, 2010, to March 31, 2011, and Sonata vehicles manufactured December 11, 2009, to February 28, 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 may corrode the front coil springs, possibly resulting in the coil springs fracturing.
Consequence:
If a front coil spring fractures, it may contact the tire, possibly puncturing it, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front coil springs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 30, 2015. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 133. Note: Vehicles that were previously registered in salt belt states but are currently registered elsewhere are eligible to be inspected and repaired.