Subaru may be one of the best-kept secrets in the industry, despite a loyal customer base. Subaru has an entire line of high-quality fuel-efficient vehicles, and virtually every model includes AWD as standard equipment. The Impreza is the most affordable AWD sedan available, while the new BRZ sports car and the WRX allow Subaru to attract driving enthusiasts.

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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
Subaru BRZ 78-80
Subaru WRX 69-76
Subaru Legacy 58-65
Subaru Impreza sedan 58-64
Subaru Impreza 5d 56-62
Subaru Outback 48-55
Subaru Forester 53-54
Subaru Crosstrek 49-52

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

For more information, view our new car performance guide.