2010 Dodge Charger  RealSafeCars60Safety Rating

#76 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#143 of all 2010 vehicles

Pictured: 2016 Dodge Charger
The Charger, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 2006, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2010 Dodge Charger 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 Dodge Charger has a score of 60, implying a 0.068% chance of driver death (6.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Dodge Charger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0685% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.8214%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0685% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.8214% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Dodge Charger is 47% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Dodge Charger is 36% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8753Dodge ChargerHyundai AzeraBuick LucerneChevrolet ImpalaChrysler 300Kia SedonaFord FlexFord TaurusToyota SiennaBuick LaCrosseToyota AvalonMazda CX-9Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Dodge Charger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 87. The 2010 Dodge Charger is less safe than the 2010 Chevrolet Impala, the 2010 Chrysler 300, the 2010 Kia Sedona, the 2010 Mazda CX-9, the 2010 Toyota Avalon, the 2010 Buick LaCrosse, the 2010 Toyota Sienna, the 2010 Ford Taurus, and the 2010 Ford Flex. It is about as safe as the 2010 Hyundai Azera.

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