Best & worst acceleration

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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.

Make & model Seconds to 60 mph
Porsche 911 Carrera S
4.1
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 3LT
4.3
Chevrolet Camaro SS

5.1

Chevrolet SS
5.1
Mercedes-Benz S550 (AWD)
5.1
BMW M235i

5.2

Nissan 370Z Touring

5.3

Maserati Ghibli S Q4

5.4

Audi A8 L

5.5

Jaguar XJL

5.5

Porsche Panamera S 5.5
Make & model Seconds to 60 mph
Mitsubishi i-MiEV SE 14.7
Smart ForTwo Passion

14.6

Chevrolet Sonic sedan 1LT
12.8
Chevrolet Spark 1LT 12.8
Mitsubishi Mirage ES
12.1
Honda Insight EX

11.8

Fiat 500 Sport

11.3

Toyota Prius C Two
11.3
Mazda2 Touring

11.1

Buick Encore Leather
11.0
Fiat 500 Pop
11.0
Lexus CT 200h Premium
11.0


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