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
Volkswagen Golf GTI 5d 69-71
Volkswagen CC 65-67
Volkswagen Jetta 55-62
Volkswagen Passat 53-60
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen 50-58
Volkswagen Beetle 56
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 50-55
Volkswagen Golf 5d 55
Volkswagen Golf e-Golf 54
Volkswagen Atlas * 46-48
Volkswagen Tiguan 40-46

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

For more information, view our new car performance guide.