Hyundai Elantra Safety Features

When you're searching across the Cape May County, Salem County, and Cumberland County for your next sedan, you have many factors to consider to make a choice that's right for you. While performance and amenities are important, the most important factor to consider is the vehicle's safety features. The Hyundai Elantra is loaded with some exciting and helpful safety features. To help decide if this sedan is for you, we're giving a closer look.

In this article, we'll examine the safety features of the Hyundai Elantra closely. We'll look at the active and passive safety features, as well as the safety ratings. By reading our review of the Hyundai Elantra safety features, you'll know if it offers enough protection for both you and your passengers. 

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Hyundai Elantra Active Safety Features

The Hyundai Elantra features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes that offer a variety of systems that help add a little more control when it comes to emergency driving and evasive maneuvers. Vehicle Stability Management is a system features stability and traction control. During instances of wheel slip, this system will activate and provide enough brake pressure to the affected wheel while sending more torque to the other wheels to help keep the vehicle on its path.

When it comes to braking, the Hyundai Elantra offers a few helpful features:

  • Brake Assist will recognize panicked braking and will apply maximum force to help the vehicle come to a stop. 
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution varies the amount of force applied to each wheel to offer the driver more control of the vehicle. 

Hyundai Elantra Passive Safety Features

This sedan features front and rear crumple zones that are designed to help absorb the energy generated during an impact, which gets extra assistance from the energy-absorbing steering column. 

In terms of passenger protection, the Hyundai Elantra features advanced airbags that will vary the amount of inflation pressure to help correspond to the severity of the collision. This sedan features front airbags, side airbags, side curtain airbags, and a driver's knee airbag. 

Safety Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is one of the foremost authorities on assessing the effectiveness of a vehicle's safety features. The IIHS puts each vehicle through rigorous crash tests to determine how safe the vehicle is. 

Per their results, the Elantra earned a Good rating in each of its crashworthiness categories, which caused it to earn the Top Safety Pick+ award.* Vehicles receive this accolade by getting great ratings while offering superior crash avoidance and mitigation. 

Learning More about the Hyundai Elantra

By now, you're well aware of the impressive safety features offered by the Hyundai Elantra. You also learned that it was awarded the Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS. However, if you'd like to learn more, you may want to check out the vehicle in person.

Contact us at Action Hyundai of Millville for a closer look. 

We're always happy to help drivers in the Cape May County, Salem County, and Cumberland County areas.


*IIHS Top Safety Pick+ based on Good ratings in the moderate overlap front, small overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraint tests; no less than an Advanced rating for front crash prevention; and no less than an Acceptable headlight rating. For details, visit

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