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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
Honda Accord Coupe 56-67
Honda Accord 52-64
Honda Civic sedan * 53-62
Honda Civic coupe * 53-62
Honda Civic Hatchback * 52-59
Honda CR-V 52-59
Honda Pilot 51-56
Honda Ridgeline 44-51
Honda HR-V 42-48
Honda Odyssey 42-46
Honda Fit 36-44

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

For more information, view our new car performance guide.