The Santa Fe Sport received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.
The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the Santa Fe Sport.
The 2015 Santa Fe Sport is on sale now at Hyundai dealerships.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2015 Santa Fe Sport.
Standard safety equipment on the Santa Fe Sport includes electronic stability control, traction control, antilock brakes and seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox and Toyota RAV4 earned four-star overall safety ratings from NHTSA. The 2015 Ford Escape has not been rated.