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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
BMW 4-Series coupe 70-83
BMW 6-Series Coupe 76-82
BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe 73-81
BMW 3-Series sedan 65-79
BMW 2-Series Coupe 75-79
BMW 7-Series 63-78
BMW 5-Series sedan 70-76
BMW 6-Series Convertible 68-75
BMW 2-Series Convertible 67-75
BMW 4-Series convertible 63-75
BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe 68-74
BMW 3-Series Wagon 66-70
BMW X6 59-68
BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo 67
BMW i8 67
BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo 59-65
BMW X4 59-65
BMW X3 55-61
BMW X5 46-60
BMW X1 55-57
BMW i3 50

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

For more information, view our new car performance guide.