2017 Buick Verano  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#66 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#135 of all 2017 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 2017 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 2017 Buick Verano has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 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 2017 Buick Verano is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Buick Verano is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

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And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8660Mitsubishi LancerBuick VeranoGMC TerrainMitsubishi OutlanderVolkswagen PassatToyota CamryFord EscapeJeep CompassFord FusionJeep CherokeeToyota RAV4V. Golf SportWagenComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Buick Verano with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 60 to 86. The 2017 Buick Verano is safer than the 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer and less safe than the 2017 Volkswagen Passat, the 2017 Toyota Camry, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, the 2017 Toyota RAV4, the 2017 Jeep Cherokee, the 2017 Ford Fusion, the 2017 Jeep Compass, and the 2017 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2017 GMC Terrain.

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