2012 Chevrolet Volt  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#14 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#41 of all 2012 vehicles

Pictured: 2017 Chevrolet Volt
The Volt, a mainstay of Chevrolet's lineup since 2011, is a midsize hatchback with seating up to 5. The Volt provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The Volt has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. 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 Volt 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 Volt has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Chevrolet Volt has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0421% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8078%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0421% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8078% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Chevrolet Volt is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Chevrolet Volt is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

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