2019 Toyota Prius c  RealSafeCars61Safety Rating

#95 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#186 of all 2019 vehicles

Pictured: 2018 Toyota Prius c
The Prius c, introduced by Toyota in 2012, is a mini hatchback with seating up to 5. The Prius c provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2019 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 2019 Toyota Prius c has a score of 61, implying a 0.067% chance of driver death (6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Toyota Prius c has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0671% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 7.663%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0671% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 7.663% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Toyota Prius c is 44% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Toyota Prius c is 33% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9353Toyota Prius cNissan KicksHyundai KonaKia ForteHonda HR-VMazda CX-3Toyota C-HRHonda InsightVolkswagen GolfToyota PriusKia NiroVolkswagen BeetleComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Toyota Prius c with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 53 to 93. The 2019 Toyota Prius c is less safe than the 2019 Nissan Kicks, the 2019 Hyundai Kona, the 2019 Kia Forte, the 2019 Honda HR-V, the 2019 Mazda CX-3, the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2019 Kia Niro, the 2019 Toyota Prius, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf, the 2019 Honda Insight, and the 2019 Toyota C-HR.

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