2020 Honda Accord  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#47 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#112 of all 2020 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Honda Accord
The Accord, part of Honda's lineup for decades, is a midsize sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The Accord provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The Honda Accord has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The Accord has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Honda Accord 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 2020 Honda Accord has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Honda Accord has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0444% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.067%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0444% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.067% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Honda Accord is 7% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Honda Accord is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8559Nissan AltimaChevrolet MalibuHyundai ElantraNissan SentraKia OptimaHyundai SonataToyota CamryMazda 6Subaru LegacyHonda AccordToyota CorollaBuick RegalComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Honda Accord with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 85. The 2020 Honda Accord is safer than the 2020 Nissan Altima, the 2020 Chevrolet Malibu, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra, the 2020 Nissan Sentra, and the 2020 Kia Optima. It is about as safe as the 2020 Buick Regal, the 2020 Toyota Corolla, the 2020 Subaru Legacy, and the 2020 Mazda 6.

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