2012 Chevrolet Camaro  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#20 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#48 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Chevrolet Camaro
The Camaro, part of Chevrolet's lineup for decades, is a large sedan/hatchback with seating up to 4. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Chevrolet Camaro provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro 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 2012 Chevrolet Camaro has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0432% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.9309%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0432% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.9309% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9443Mitsubishi GalantDodge AvengerChrysler 200Ford FusionMazda CX-7Ford MustangChrysler 300Dodge ChargerToyota VenzaBuick RegalChevrolet CamaroFord TaurusComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 43 to 94. The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro is safer than the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant, the 2012 Dodge Avenger, the 2012 Chrysler 200, the 2012 Ford Fusion, and the 2012 Mazda CX-7 and less safe than the 2012 Toyota Venza, the 2012 Dodge Charger, and the 2012 Chrysler 300. It is about as safe as the 2012 Ford Taurus.

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