NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2016 Sonata 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
*****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2016 Hyundai Sonata front crash test photoNCAP 2016 Hyundai Sonata side crash test photoNCAP 2016 Hyundai Sonata side pole crash test photo

2016 Sonata Hybrid 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
*****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****

2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
not tested
Front Passenger
not tested
Side Driver
not tested
Side Passenger
not tested
Side Pole
not tested
Rollover
not tested

1 Although not included in the star rating, the rear passenger's thoracic rib deflection was elevated.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2016 Hyundai Sonata 4-door sedan

2016 Hyundai Sonata 4-door sedan With optional front crash prevention. Applies only to models built after Oct 2015.

Moderate Overlap
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 »
Small Overlap (Driver)1
G Overall
A 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 »
Small Overlap (Passenger)
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Passenger-side Crash Test report »
Side Rating
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
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
Rear Rating2
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating3
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Applies only to models built after Oct 2015.

2 — Power cloth seat.

3 — Rating applies to both the Hyundai Sonata (tested) and the structurally similar Kia Optima.

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.