Why our road tests are different
You’ll see plenty of reviews of new cars, but nobody produces as thorough and impartial a judgement as Autocar does with its road test. Every car undergoes a battery of trials.
As well as acceleration, fuel consumption, noise measurement and brake tests, we also time each car on wet and dry handling circuits. We even measure the visibility from inside the car. But we don’t just drive cars at the test track – essential as it is for finding the limits of performance – but also on a wide-ranging mix of roads.
We aim to produce the most complete, objective tests in the business, so that you will know just how good a car is.