2012 Chrysler 200  RealSafeCars68Safety Rating

#60 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#125 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Chrysler 200
The 200, part of Chrysler's lineup for decades, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Chrysler offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Chrysler 200 is somewhat 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 2012 Chrysler 200 has a score of 68, implying a 0.057% chance of driver death (5.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Chrysler 200 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0574% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.5558%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0574% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.5558% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Chrysler 200 is 20% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Chrysler 200 is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8844Mitsubishi GalantKia OptimaChevrolet MalibuHonda AccordDodge AvengerSubaru LegacyFord MustangMazda 6Volkswagen PassatBuick VeranoFord FusionChrysler 200Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Chrysler 200 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 44 to 88. The 2012 Chrysler 200 is safer than the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant, the 2012 Kia Optima, the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu, and the 2012 Honda Accord and less safe than the 2012 Buick Verano, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat, the 2012 Mazda 6, the 2012 Ford Mustang, and the 2012 Subaru Legacy. It is about as safe as the 2012 Dodge Avenger and the 2012 Ford Fusion.

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