2010 Toyota Corolla  RealSafeCars61Safety Rating

#72 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#138 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2021 Toyota Corolla
The Corolla, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup for decades, is a small sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The Corolla has offered Apple CarPlay since 2019. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Toyota Corolla 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 Toyota Corolla has a score of 61, implying a 0.067% chance of driver death (6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Toyota Corolla has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0672% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.669%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0672% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.669% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Toyota Corolla is 40% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Toyota Corolla is 31% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8322Chevrolet CobaltToyota Scion tCFord FocusKia ForteHonda CivicHyundai ElantraVolkswagen JettaMazda 3Dodge CaliberMitsubishi LancerToyota CorollaNissan SentraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Toyota Corolla with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 22 to 83. The 2010 Toyota Corolla is safer than the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, the 2010 Toyota Scion tC, the 2010 Ford Focus, the 2010 Kia Forte, the 2010 Honda Civic, and the 2010 Hyundai Elantra and less safe than the 2010 Mazda 3 and the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer.

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