2013 Dodge Charger  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#7 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#27 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Dodge Charger
The Charger, part of Dodge's lineup since 2006, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The Dodge Charger provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Dodge Charger is 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 2013 Dodge Charger has a score of 83, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Dodge Charger has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0387% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4212%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0387% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4212% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Dodge Charger is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Dodge Charger is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is safer than many comparable models.

9156Chevrolet ImpalaNissan MaximaMazda CX-9Dodge ChallengerToyota AvalonHonda CrosstourChrysler 300Dodge ChargerBuick RegalC. Town and CountryFord TaurusFord MustangComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Dodge Charger with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 91. The 2013 Dodge Charger is safer than the 2013 Chevrolet Impala, the 2013 Nissan Maxima, the 2013 Mazda CX-9, the 2013 Dodge Challenger, the 2013 Toyota Avalon, the 2013 Honda Crosstour, the 2013 Ford Mustang, the 2013 Ford Taurus, and the 2013 Chrysler Town and Country. It is about as safe as the 2013 Chrysler 300.

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