2012 Honda Ridgeline  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#3 of 2012 Pickups

#69 of all 2012 vehicles

Pictured: 2017 Honda Ridgeline
The Ridgeline, a mainstay of Honda's lineup since 2006, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. 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 Ridgeline is below 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 Honda Ridgeline has a score of 76, implying a 0.047% chance of driver death (4.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Honda Ridgeline has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0473% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.3979%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0473% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.3979% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Honda Ridgeline is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2012 Honda Ridgeline is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9564Kia SedonaMazda CX-9Honda RidgelineVolkswagen RoutanC. Town and CountryFord FlexDodge DurangoToyota SiennaGMC AcadiaFord ExplorerChevrolet TraverseHonda OdysseyComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Honda Ridgeline with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 95. The 2012 Honda Ridgeline is safer than the 2012 Kia Sedona and the 2012 Mazda CX-9 and less safe than the 2012 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2012 Ford Flex, the 2012 Honda Odyssey, the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, the 2012 Ford Explorer, the 2012 GMC Acadia, the 2012 Toyota Sienna, and the 2012 Dodge Durango. It is about as safe as the 2012 Volkswagen Routan.

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