The 2016 Elantra received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.
Both are on sale now at Hyundai dealerships.
Standard safety equipment on the 2016 Elantra GT includes electronic stability control, traction control, antilock brakes and seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag.
Standard safety equipment on the carryover 2016 Elantra includes electronic stability control, antilock brakes, traction control and six airbags.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2016 Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla have not been rated by NHTSA.