Two 2024 Hyundais garner IIHS accolades The Elantra and Tucson earn Top Safety Pick+ awards. By December 15, 2023 2024 Hyundai Elantra, a small car, and Hyundai Tucson, a small SUV, earn Top Safety Pick+ awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2024 Hyundai Elantra The 2024 Hyundai Tucson To qualify for Top Safety Pick+ in 2023, a vehicle must earn a good rating in the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, original moderate overlap front and updated side tests. Acceptable or good headlights must be standard across all trims, and a front crash prevention system that earns advanced or superior ratings in both the daytime and nighttime vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluations must be available. In contrast, for the lower-tier Top Safety Pick award, an acceptable rating in the updated side test is enough, and only an advanced or superior rating in the daytime vehicle-to-pedestrian test is necessary. Both the Elantra and Tucson meet all the requirements for the “plus.” The Elantra comes with a standard front crash prevention system that earns superior ratings in both the daytime and nighttime pedestrian tests, and all trims are equipped with good-rated headlights. The standard front crash prevention system supplied with the Tucson earns a superior rating in the daytime test and an advanced rating in the nighttime evaluation. Two headlight variations are available on different trims, and both are rated acceptable.