2012 Dodge Durango  RealSafeCars89Safety Rating

#8 of 2012 SUVs

#9 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Dodge Durango
The Durango, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 1998, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 7. The Durango has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Dodge Durango is safe 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 Dodge Durango has a score of 89, implying a 0.03% chance of driver death (2.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Dodge Durango has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0299% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.4161%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0299% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.4161% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Dodge Durango is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 Dodge Durango is 29% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9564Kia SedonaNissan QuestMazda CX-9Volkswagen RoutanC. Town and CountryDodge DurangoToyota SiennaGMC AcadiaFord ExplorerChevrolet TraverseFord FlexToyota 4RunnerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Dodge Durango with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 95. The 2012 Dodge Durango is safer than the 2012 Kia Sedona, the 2012 Nissan Quest, the 2012 Mazda CX-9, the 2012 Volkswagen Routan, the 2012 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2012 Toyota 4Runner, the 2012 Ford Flex, the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2012 Ford Explorer, the 2012 GMC Acadia, and the 2012 Toyota Sienna.

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