2012 Ford Expedition  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#1 of 2012 SUVs

#1 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Ford Expedition
The Expedition, a mainstay of Ford's lineup since 1997, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 8. The Expedition has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. The Ford Expedition packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Ford Expedition is very 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 Ford Expedition has a score of 94, implying a 0.024% chance of driver death (2.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Ford Expedition has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0237% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.7113%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0237% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.7113% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Ford Expedition is 51% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 Ford Expedition is 43% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10065Mazda CX-9Nissan PathfinderHonda RidgelineC. Town and CountryToyota 4RunnerFord FlexFord ExpeditionChevrolet SuburbanAcura MDXBuick EnclaveGMC AcadiaChevrolet TraverseComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Ford Expedition with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 100. The 2012 Ford Expedition is safer than the 2012 Mazda CX-9, the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2012 Honda Ridgeline, the 2012 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2012 Toyota 4Runner, the 2012 Ford Flex, the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2012 GMC Acadia, the 2012 Buick Enclave, the 2012 Acura MDX, and the 2012 Chevrolet Suburban.

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