HYUNDAI Accent 2016

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.66out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.66out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


The tested model of Hyundai Accent was introduced in Australia in August 2011. This ANCAP rating applies to all Accent sedan and hatch variants.

The Accent scored 14.66 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious leg injury for the driver and front passenger. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further 2 points in the pole test.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. This provides better protection than a two point (lap) seat belt.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.66 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.46 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.2 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The brake pedal moved rearwards by 61mm. The throttle pedal moved downwards 5mm. The steering wheel hub moved 40mm forward, 31mm upward and 5mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 17mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle scored the maximum two points in the pole test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

The Accent achieved a GOOD whiplash protection rating.

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Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
5.7 L/100km 136 g/km

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