2010 Chevrolet HHR  RealSafeCars51Safety Rating

#84 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#153 of all 2010 vehicles


The HHR, a mainstay of Chevrolet's lineup since 2006, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Chevrolet HHR is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Chevrolet HHR has a score of 51, implying a 0.079% chance of driver death (7.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Chevrolet HHR has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0795% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 9.0756%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0795% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 9.0756% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Chevrolet HHR is 66% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Chevrolet HHR is 55% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8925Ford FocusChevrolet HHRJeep PatriotPontiac VibeToyota MatrixNissan AltimaJeep CompassHyundai TucsonVolkswagen JettaToyota Scion xBMazda 3Dodge CaliberComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Chevrolet HHR with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 25 to 89. The 2010 Chevrolet HHR is safer than the 2010 Ford Focus and less safe than the 2010 Jeep Patriot, the 2010 Pontiac Vibe, the 2010 Toyota Matrix, the 2010 Nissan Altima, the 2010 Dodge Caliber, the 2010 Mazda 3, the 2010 Toyota Scion xB, the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2010 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2010 Jeep Compass.

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