2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee  RealSafeCars92Safety Rating

#2 of 2012 SUVs

#3 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
The Grand Cherokee, part of Jeep's lineup since 1993, is a large SUV with seating up to 5. The Grand Cherokee has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a score of 92, implying a 0.027% chance of driver death (2.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0268% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.0663%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0268% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.0663% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is 44% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is 36% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10061Hyundai VeracruzMazda CX-9Nissan MuranoToyota FJ CruiserFord EdgeSubaru TribecaJeep Grand CherokeeDodge DurangoHonda PilotFord ExplorerToyota HighlanderToyota 4RunnerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 100. The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is safer than the 2012 Hyundai Veracruz, the 2012 Mazda CX-9, the 2012 Nissan Murano, the 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser, the 2012 Ford Edge, the 2012 Subaru Tribeca, the 2012 Toyota 4Runner, the 2012 Toyota Highlander, the 2012 Ford Explorer, the 2012 Honda Pilot, and the 2012 Dodge Durango.

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