2017 Chevrolet Camaro  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#17 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#46 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Chevrolet Camaro
The Camaro, part of Chevrolet's lineup for decades, is a large sedan/hatchback with seating up to 4. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Chevrolet Camaro has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro is average 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 Chevrolet Camaro has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0388% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4279%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0388% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4279% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8965Subaru WRXBuick VeranoFord MustangToyota CamryKia OptimaDodge ChargerDodge ChallengerChevrolet CamaroBuick RegalChrysler 200Ford TaurusFord FusionComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 89. The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro is safer than the 2017 Subaru WRX, the 2017 Buick Verano, the 2017 Ford Mustang, the 2017 Toyota Camry, the 2017 Kia Optima, the 2017 Ford Fusion, the 2017 Ford Taurus, and the 2017 Chrysler 200. It is about as safe as the 2017 Buick Regal and the 2017 Dodge Challenger.

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