2012 Toyota Prius v  RealSafeCars66Safety Rating

#70 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#138 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2013 Toyota Prius v
The Prius v, introduced by Toyota in 2012, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. The Prius v provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Toyota Prius v is somewhat 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 Toyota Prius v has a score of 66, implying a 0.061% chance of driver death (5.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Toyota Prius v has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0609% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.952%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0609% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.952% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Toyota Prius v is 27% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Toyota Prius v is 18% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8939Toyota PriusLexus CT-200hToyota Prius vNissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderBuick VeranoAcura TSXMINI CountrymanHonda CR-VToyota CamryGMC TerrainToyota RAV4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Toyota Prius v with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 39 to 89. The 2012 Toyota Prius v is safer than the 2012 Toyota Prius and the 2012 Lexus CT-200h and less safe than the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2012 Buick Verano, the 2012 Toyota RAV4, the 2012 GMC Terrain, the 2012 Toyota Camry, the 2012 Honda CR-V, the 2012 MINI Countryman, and the 2012 Acura TSX.

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