2017 Hyundai Azera

large car / 4-door sedan

2017 Hyundai Azera 4-door sedan
2012 Hyundai Azera shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Optional system
Basic

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Standard blind spot detection
  • Optional lane departure warning

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2012-17 models

Tested vehicle: 2012 Hyundai Azera GLS 4-door

The Hyundai Azera was redesigned for the 2012 model year and is derived from the 2011-14 models of the Hyundai Sonata. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Hyundai as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF1115
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 6
Left (cm) 10
Center (cm) 11
Right (cm) 7
Brake pedal (cm) 11
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 1
Right (cm) 0
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) -3
Rearward (cm) -4
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 1

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF1115
Head
HIC-15 115
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.9
Extension bending moment (Nm) 16
Maximum Nij 0.17
Chest maximum compression (mm) 34
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 1.1
Femur force - right (kN) 1.5
Knee displacement - left (mm) 3
Knee displacement - right (mm) 4
Maximum tibia index - left 0.49
Maximum tibia index - right 0.62
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 2.9
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 3.0
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 61
Right 49

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Side

Rating applies to 2012-17 models

Tested vehicle: 2012 Hyundai Azera GLS 4-door with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front and rear seat-mounted torso airbags

The Hyundai Azera was redesigned for the 2012 model year and is derived from the 2011-14 models of the Hyundai Sonata. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Hyundai as part of side crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Driver head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Rear passenger head protection
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTS1201
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm) -13.5
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTS1201
Head HIC-15 147
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.2
Compression (kN) 0.1
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 20
Lateral force (kN) 1.5
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 25
Average deflection (mm) 23
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 6.43
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.49
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 2.5
Acetabulum force (kN) 1.8
Combined force (kN) 4.2
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.7
L-M moment (Nm) 142
A-P moment (Nm) 23

Passenger injury measures

Test ID VTS1201
Head HIC-15 80
Neck
Tension (kN) 0.5
Compression (kN) 0.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm) 15
Lateral force (kN) 0.9
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm) 26
Average deflection (mm) 18
Maximum deflection rate (m/s) 2.22
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s) 0.34
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN) 0.5
Acetabulum force (kN) 1.7
Combined force (kN) 2.1
Left femur
L-M force (kN) 0.8
L-M moment (Nm) 109
A-P moment (Nm) 17

How the side crash test is conducted

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2012-17 models

Tested vehicle: 2012 Hyundai Azera 4-door

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 3,626 lbs
Peak force 17,249 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.76

How the roof strength test is conducted

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2012-17 models

Seat type: Power leather seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type Power leather seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 7
Distance below top of head (mm) -4
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 11.6
Head contact time (ms) 49
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 0
Max neck tension (N) 99

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted

Front crash prevention

System details

  • Optional Forward Collision Warning

Package name

  • Optional Limited Trim

Applies to 2015-17 models

Overall evaluation

  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • Autobrake not available.
Basic
Basic
with optional equipment

How front crash prevention is evaluated