The Hyundai brand is part of the South-Korean based Hyundai Kia Automotive conglomerate which is one of the top five auto manufacturers in the world. Hyundai has gained a reputation for building high-value vehicles. Hyundai's string of solid new products includes the Genesis luxury sedan, the midsize Sonata, and the Elantra compact.

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Performance

For many, the way a car performs is a key criterion for which car to purchase. Our Velocity Index helps determine which vehicles are the best all-around performers taking in to consideration a balance of factors such as acceleration and handling. A higher number is better.

Model Velocity Index
Hyundai Elantra sedan 51-69
Hyundai Veloster 58-66
Hyundai Azera 63-65
Hyundai Sonata 55-64
Hyundai Elantra GT 52-62
Hyundai Ioniq 51-58
Hyundai Tucson 43-56
Hyundai Accent 48-55
Hyundai Santa Fe 47-53
Hyundai Accent 5d 49-53
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 49-52
Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 44-51

Note: Bar graphs denote the composite performance for the model. "*" indicates models with incomplete data.

For more information, view our new car performance guide.