2012 Chrysler 300  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#5 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#21 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Chrysler 300
The 300, a mainstay of Chrysler's lineup since 2005, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The 300 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. The Chrysler 300 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. 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 300 is above 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 Chrysler 300 has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Chrysler 300 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0365% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.1733%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0365% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.1733% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Chrysler 300 is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Chrysler 300 is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9156Chevrolet ImpalaHyundai AzeraMazda CX-9Toyota AvalonHonda CrosstourBuick LaCrosseChrysler 300Dodge ChargerBuick RegalFord FlexChevrolet CamaroFord TaurusComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Chrysler 300 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 91. The 2012 Chrysler 300 is safer than the 2012 Chevrolet Impala, the 2012 Hyundai Azera, the 2012 Mazda CX-9, the 2012 Toyota Avalon, the 2012 Honda Crosstour, the 2012 Buick LaCrosse, the 2012 Ford Taurus, the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, the 2012 Ford Flex, and the 2012 Buick Regal. It is about as safe as the 2012 Dodge Charger.

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