2016 Buick Verano  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#67 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#130 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2013 Buick Verano
The Verano, which Buick introduced in 2012, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. Buick offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 Buick Verano 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 2016 Buick Verano has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Buick Verano has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0536% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1199%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0536% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.1199% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Buick Verano is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Buick Verano is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8853Toyota Scion tCMitsubishi LancerVolkswagen JettaToyota RAV4Buick VeranoMitsubishi OutlanderFord EscapeFord FusionJeep CherokeeToyota CamryDodge DartGMC TerrainComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Buick Verano with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 88. The 2016 Buick Verano is safer than the 2016 Toyota Scion tC and the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer and less safe than the 2016 Dodge Dart, the 2016 Toyota Camry, the 2016 Jeep Cherokee, the 2016 Ford Fusion, and the 2016 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2016 Toyota RAV4, the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, and the 2016 GMC Terrain.

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