2012 Toyota Tundra  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#6 of 2012 Pickups

#105 of all 2012 vehicles

Pictured: 2015 Toyota Tundra
The Tundra, part of Toyota's lineup since 2000, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. The Tundra has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2020. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). The Toyota Tundra provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. 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 Tundra 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 Toyota Tundra has a score of 72, implying a 0.053% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Toyota Tundra has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0528% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.0351%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0528% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.0351% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Toyota Tundra is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2012 Toyota Tundra is 1% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9434Nissan TitanGMC Sierra 1500Kia SedonaToyota TundraChevrolet SilveradoFord F-150Chevrolet TraverseDodge Ram 1500Ford FlexC. Town and CountryDodge Grand CaravanHonda RidgelineComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Toyota Tundra with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 34 to 94. The 2012 Toyota Tundra is safer than the 2011 Nissan Titan and the 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 and less safe than the 2012 Ford F-150, the 2012 Honda Ridgeline, the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, the 2012 Chrysler Town and Country, the 2012 Ford Flex, the 2012 Dodge Ram 1500, and the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse. It is about as safe as the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado.

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