2016 Toyota Prius c  RealSafeCars61Safety Rating

#91 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#161 of all 2016 vehicles

Pictured: 2018 Toyota Prius c
The Prius c, which Toyota introduced in 2012, is a mini hatchback with seating up to 5. The Prius c 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 2016 Toyota Prius c is very 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 Toyota Prius c has a score of 61, implying a 0.067% chance of driver death (6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Toyota Prius c has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0667% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.6229%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0667% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.6229% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Toyota Prius c is 43% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Toyota Prius c is 32% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9338Toyota PriusToyota iAHonda CR-ZFIAT 500Toyota Prius cHonda FitMINI CooperVolkswagen GolfNissan JukeToyota Scion iMMazda CX-3Mazda 3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius c with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 38 to 93. The 2016 Toyota Prius c is safer than the 2015 Toyota Prius, the 2016 Toyota iA, and the 2016 Honda CR-Z and less safe than the 2016 Honda Fit, the 2016 Mazda 3, the 2016 Mazda CX-3, the 2016 Toyota Scion iM, the 2016 Nissan Juke, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf, and the 2016 MINI Cooper.

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