2016 Toyota Prius v  RealSafeCars63Safety Rating

#87 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#157 of all 2016 vehicles

Pictured: 2013 Toyota Prius v
The Prius v, introduced by Toyota in 2012, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. The Prius v 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 v 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 v has a score of 63, implying a 0.065% chance of driver death (5.8% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.062%, and the chance of injury falls to 5.6%.

We estimate that the 2016 Toyota Prius v has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0647% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.3931%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0647% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.3931% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Toyota Prius v is 39% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Toyota Prius v is 28% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2016 Toyota Prius v offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 4%.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8955Lexus CT-200hToyota Prius vNissan AltimaMitsubishi OutlanderHonda CR-VSubaru LegacyFord C-MaxV. Golf SportWagenAcura ILXMazda CX-5Mazda 6Toyota PriusComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius v with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 55 to 89. The 2016 Toyota Prius v is less safe than the 2016 Nissan Altima, the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2016 Honda CR-V, the 2016 Toyota Prius, the 2016 Mazda 6, the 2016 Mazda CX-5, the 2016 Acura ILX, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, the 2016 Ford C-Max, and the 2016 Subaru Legacy. It is about as safe as the 2016 Lexus CT-200h.

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