2012 Dodge Grand Caravan  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#4 of 2012 Minivan/Vans

#56 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan
The Grand Caravan, part of Dodge's lineup for decades, is a three-row large minivan with seating up to 7. The Dodge Grand Caravan packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. 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 Grand Caravan 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 Dodge Grand Caravan has a score of 78, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0449% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.122%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0449% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.122% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan is 3% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

1002Chevrolet ColoradoGMC CanyonToyota TacomaChevrolet ImpalaSuzuki EquatorNissan FrontierToyota SiennaDodge Grand CaravanSubaru OutbackMazda CX-7Dodge JourneyKia SedonaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 2 to 100. The 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan is safer than the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, the 2012 GMC Canyon, the 2012 Toyota Tacoma, the 2012 Chevrolet Impala, the 2012 Suzuki Equator, the 2012 Nissan Frontier, the 2012 Kia Sedona, the 2012 Dodge Journey, and the 2012 Mazda CX-7 and less safe than the 2012 Toyota Sienna. It is about as safe as the 2012 Subaru Outback.

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