Performance

For many, the way a car performs is a key criterion for which car to purchase. Our Velocity Index helps determine which vehicles are the best all-around performers taking in to consideration a balance of factors such as acceleration and handling. A higher number is better.

Model Velocity Index
Ferrari 488 Spider 86
Lamborghini Huracan Spyder 86
Porsche 718 Boxster 80-84
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider 83
Lamborghini Aventador Roadster 82
Audi R8 Spyder 82
Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 77-82
Ferrari California 81
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 76-80
Mercedes-Benz SLC-class 76-78
Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet 67-78
Chevrolet Camaro Convertible 71-78
Jaguar F-Type Convertible 73-78
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet 70-77
Fiat 124 Spider 76
Ford Mustang convertible 71-76
BMW 6-Series Convertible 68-75
Bentley Continental GT Convertible 71-75
BMW 2-Series Convertible 67-75
BMW 4-Series convertible 63-75
Nissan 370Z Roadster 73-75
Mazda MX-5 74
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet 65-72
Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet 71
Maserati GranTurismo Convertible 71
Audi A5 Cabriolet 69-70
Audi TT Roadster 69
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet 62-65
Mini Convertible 45-61
Audi A3 Cabriolet 58-60
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 50-55
Buick Cascada 54
Fiat 500 C * 42-53
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque convertible 48
Smart fortwo electric drive cabrio 46
Smart Fortwo cabrio 42-44
Jeep Wrangler 27-35
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 27-31
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Roadster TBD
Rolls-Royce Dawn TBD

Note: Bar graphs denote the composite performance for the model. "*" indicates models with incomplete data.

For more information, view our new car performance guide.