Top 50 "bang per buck" cars 2019

"Power sells" - perhaps most important specification for performance cars is maximum engine power. Given enough power, even heavy car can accelerate well and reach high speeds.

"Beng per buck" is a jargon term used to describe how much performance a car or motorcyle provides for given amount of money.

The following list includes cars which provide highest horsepower (displayed here in metric "PS" unit) per €10000.

Price used in calculations is average between base and fully equipped price in European Union. It is not inflation adjusted.

This list is limited by available data and new vehicles will be added as new data arrives.


Rank Make and model Power / €10k
1. Ford Mustang GT (Mk VI) 95 ps
2. Ford Mustang GT (Mk VI facelift) 93 ps
3. Chevrolet Camaro SS (Mk VI) 91 ps
4. Ford Fiesta ST (Mk VII) 89 ps
5. Dodge Challenger SRT-8 392 (facelift) 86 ps
6. Ford Mustang Bullitt (Mk VI facelift 460 PS) 84 ps
7. Honda Civic Type R (FK2) 84 ps
8. Renault Clio RS 220 Trophy 84 ps
9. VW Polo GTI (Mk VI) 84 ps
10. Nissan 370Z 83 ps
11. Ford Focus RS 83 ps
12. Tesla Model 3 Performance 83 ps
13. Hyundai i30 N Performance Fastback (PD) 81 ps
14. Ford Fiesta ST200 80 ps
15. VW Polo GTI 1.8 (Mk V facelift) 80 ps
16. Seat Leon Cupra 300 (Mk III) 80 ps
17. Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat 80 ps
18. Ford Mustang Ecoboost 79 ps
19. Hyundai I30N Performance (PD) 79 ps
20. VW Golf GTI Clubsport S (Mk VII) 78 ps
21. Honda Civic Type R (FK8) 76 ps
22. Nissan 370Z Nismo (facelift) 76 ps
23. Opel Astra 1.6 Turbo (K) 74 ps
24. Peugeot 208 GTi Peugeot Sport Anniversary (208 PS) 74 ps
25. BMW M235i 74 ps
26. Seat Leon ST Cupra 300 4Drive (Mk III) 74 ps
27. Renault Megane RS Trophy (Mk IV) 73 ps
28. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 (Mk VI) 73 ps
29. Kia Ceed GT (Mk II) 73 ps
30. Mini Cooper S 72 ps
31. Peugeot 308 GTi 270 (T9) 71 ps
32. Renault Megane RS (MK IV) 71 ps
33. Renault Megane GT (Mk IV) 70 ps
34. Audi S3 Limousine 70 ps
35. VW Golf GTI Performance (Mk VII facelift) 69 ps
36. Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Package (Mk VI) 69 ps
37. VW Golf R (Mk VII) 69 ps
38. VW Up GTI 69 ps
39. BMW M140i 69 ps
40. Ford Shelby Mustang GT350 69 ps
41. BMW M140i xDrive 69 ps
42. VW Golf GTI TCR (Mk VII facelift) 69 ps
43. Toyota Yaris 1.8 GRMN 69 ps
44. BMW M240i 68 ps
45. Mini Cooper JCW (231 PS) 68 ps
46. Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat 68 ps
47. Audi A1 40 TFSI (Mk II) 68 ps
48. Chevrolet Camaro 2.0T (Mk VI) 67 ps
49. Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG 4Matic 67 ps
50. Renault Clio 1.2 TCe (Mk IV 118 PS) 67 ps
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benedekpuskas  3w ago

I'm not surprised on that Mustang is on the top of the list :-)

 

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FastestLaps  3w ago

American muscle and euro hot hatches. The rest seem to be overpriced bs :D


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FastestLaps  3w ago

Also, what's even more impressive is that Mustang is #1 even with import duty into EU.


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benedekpuskas  3w ago @FastestLaps

In my country, Mustang is the most popular sports car, even more popular than Focus ST or RS.

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