2010 Jeep Wrangler  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#20 of 2010 SUVs

#44 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Jeep Wrangler
The Wrangler, a mainstay of Jeep's lineup for decades, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Jeep Wrangler is average 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 Jeep Wrangler has a score of 77, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Jeep Wrangler has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0454% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1851%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0454% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1851% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Jeep Wrangler is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Jeep Wrangler is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8064Dodge NitroJeep LibertyMitsubishi OutlanderDodge JourneyKia SedonaToyota RAV4Toyota FJ CruiserJeep WranglerMazda CX-7Nissan XterraC. Town and CountryHyundai Santa FeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Jeep Wrangler with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 80. The 2010 Jeep Wrangler is safer than the 2010 Dodge Nitro, the 2010 Jeep Liberty, the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2010 Dodge Journey, the 2010 Kia Sedona, the 2010 Toyota RAV4, the 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe, and the 2010 Chrysler Town and Country. It is about as safe as the 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser.

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