We're always looking for ways to help keep you safe. That's why we've added a driver's blind spot mirror and loaded the Elantra sedan with active safety features to help prevent accidents, plus advanced passive safety features in case an accident can't be avoided. Want to learn more about why the 2015 Elantra sedan was awarded a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the NHTSA?
The comprehensive Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) system kicks in to help give you more control when you need it most. The VSM links Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Motor-Driven Power Steering (MDPS) to help provide optimal stability, improve brake performance and acceleration or even increase steering power. Hillstart Assist Control (HAC) gives you added confidence by minimizing vehicle roll back when starting from a stop on an incline.
NHTSA studies show passenger cars equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) experience 35% fewer single-vehicle crashes, and 30% fewer single-vehicle fatalities. ESC helps compensates for over or understeering by predicting your intended path and applying just the right amount of braking force to individual wheels to help you maintain control.
ESC also includes a Traction Control System (TCS). When roads get slick, TCS kicks in to help reduce wheelspin and helps give you the stable acceleration you need. So even when the weather gets bad, Traction Control will help give you a commanding performance on the road.
Emergency braking can cause a vehicle's wheels to lock up and skid, resulting in a loss of steering control right when you need it most. ABS helps prevent your wheels from locking up under hard braking. Instead, it rapidly pulses the brakes so you can steer safely to a stop.
When you hit the brakes hard, Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) automatically calculates the force of the vehicle and delivers just the right amount of braking power to each individual wheel to help keep you in control.
In emergency braking situations, many drivers may not hit the brakes hard enough to achieve the shortest possible stopping distance. Brake Assist (BA) senses emergency braking and immediately applies the maximum braking force to help you stop in time.
Despite all of the Elantra sedan's advanced preventative safety features, sometimes accidents are just unavoidable. That's why we've loaded the sedan's interior with six front, side-impact and side-curtain airbags to help keep you and your passengers safe.