2015 Honda Civic  RealSafeCars67Safety Rating

#76 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#143 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Honda Civic
The Civic, a mainstay of Honda's lineup for decades, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Honda Civic 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 2015 Honda Civic has a score of 67, implying a 0.06% chance of driver death (5.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Honda Civic has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0597% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.82%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0597% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.82% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Honda Civic is 25% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Honda Civic is 16% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8261Kia ForteHyundai ElantraMitsubishi LancerToyota CorollaHonda CivicMazda 3Volkswagen GolfV. Golf SportWagenSubaru ImprezaFord FocusChevrolet CruzeVolkswagen JettaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Honda Civic with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 82. The 2015 Honda Civic is less safe than the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze, the 2015 Ford Focus, the 2015 Subaru Impreza, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. It is about as safe as the 2015 Toyota Corolla and the 2015 Mazda 3.

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