How fast a vehicle will accelerate is not something that should be of concern only to driving enthusiasts. Being able to merge safely with fast-moving traffic is important regardless of how or what you drive.

Here are the quickest and the most, well, leisurely vehicles we've tested. Of course, you'll find a much different list when you look at the best and worst in fuel economy.

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Quickest Cars

Porsche 911
Porsche 911

Slowest Cars

Mitsubishi Mirage
Mitsubishi Mirage