2012 Honda Accord  RealSafeCars65Safety Rating

#76 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#145 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Honda Accord
The Accord, part of Honda's lineup for decades, is a midsize sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Accord packs some oomph. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Honda Accord is very 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 Honda Accord has a score of 65, implying a 0.062% chance of driver death (5.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Honda Accord has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0621% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.0895%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0621% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.0895% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Honda Accord is 29% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Honda Accord is 21% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8246Mitsubishi GalantKia OptimaChevrolet MalibuHonda AccordHyundai SonataDodge AvengerMazda 6Toyota CamryVolkswagen PassatSuzuki KizashiBuick VeranoFord FusionComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Honda Accord with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 46 to 82. The 2012 Honda Accord is safer than the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant and the 2012 Kia Optima and less safe than the 2012 Ford Fusion, the 2012 Buick Verano, the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat, the 2012 Toyota Camry, and the 2012 Mazda 6. It is about as safe as the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2012 Hyundai Sonata.

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