Cars With the Best and Worst Results in Consumer Reports' Road Tests

These vehicles stand out based on performance at CR's test track

2021 Chevrolet Corvette on the track at ATC Photo: John Powers/Consumer Reports

The best cars in Consumer Reports' ratings shine in our road tests. Scores from these tests, which are incorporated into Overall Scores, are based on more than 50 individual tests and evaluations.

Our list below highlights vehicles with top road-test scores presented on a 100-point scale, plus those at the bottom of the pack. They're presented here in rank order, starting with the highest-ranked model. CR members will also be able to see each Overall Score.

You can create your own custom lists of vehicles to consider based on the factors you find most interesting by using our interactive car ratings tool.

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BMW 750i xDrive Road Test: 99 Points

BMW X5 Road Test: 98 Points

Chevrolet Corvette Road Test: 97 Points

Audi A8 Road Test: 96 Points

Kia Telluride: 97 Points

Chevrolet Traverse Road Test: 95 Points

Porsche 718 Boxster Road Test: 95 Points

BMW 5 Series Road Test: 94 Points

BMW X7 Road Test: 94 Points

Subaru Ascent Road Test: 93 Points

Toyota Avalon Road Test: 93 Points


2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe
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Photo: John Powers/Consumer Reports Photo: John Powers/Consumer Reports

Mitsubishi Mirage Road Test: 29 Points

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Road Test: 36 Points

Toyota Tacoma Road Test: 42 Points

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