DECEMBER 27-30 SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER

Test Drives

Get behind the wheel and test drive nearly 100 of the latest models from Alfa Romeo, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, Jeep, Lincoln, Mazda, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, and Toyota. Test drives can be found in two main locations – the front drive of the convention center near ticketing, and in a giant waterfront lot behind the center, which can be accessed from inside the show via the aisle between Audi and Chrysler. A summary of participation requirements can be found at the bottom of this page, although they may vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.

Note: Manufacturer participation, vehicles and features subject to change without notice.



Alfa Romeo

Drive the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio and experience the brand’s unmatched passion, daring invention and proven track record – at the San Diego International Auto Show. There’s no pressure, no hassle and no charge to drive these stylish, exciting and high performance vehicles.
Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Vehicles: Giulia – Quadrifoglio, Giulia – Ti Lusso Q4 Carbon Edizione, Stelvio – Ti Lusso, Stelvio – Ti Sport, Stelvio – Ti Sport Nero Edizione


Camp Jeep 

The Jeep® brand is returning with Camp Jeep®, a unique, interactive, off-road experience, where professional 4×4 drivers allow riders to experience the on and off-road capabilities of Jeep brand vehicles. The 40,000-square foot course is comprised of several obstacles, including a thrilling “can’t miss” hill climb where passengers experience traction capabilities while climbing the 18-foot high, 35 degree Jeep Mountain, the icon of the ride. Guests will experience a Ground Clearance Stair Climb, the Maneuverability Moguls and the Extreme Breakover where Jeeps navigate on a 25 degree uneven plane until one wheel loses contact with the surface, the vehicle continues to climb until it hits the apex guests will get a surge of excitement as the vehicle breaks over the plane. In addition to the Camp Jeep Ride, guests will get to traverse a climbing wall, experience interactive gaming and kids can test drive Jeeps on the mini-Jeep kids course.
Location: Exhibit Hall.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Vehicles: Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Cherokee Trailhawk, Renegade Trailhawk, Grand Cherokee Trailhawk


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Chevrolet Test Drive 

Brought to you by your San Diego County Chevy Dealers
Location: Front drive near ticketing.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Vehicles: Cruze, Malibu, Bolt EV, Volt, Camaro, Equinox, Traverse, and Trax


Chevrolet Test Drive

Brought to you by your San Diego County Chevy Dealers
Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Vehicles: Equinox, Traverse, Trax, Colorado, Silverado, and Tahoe


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Drive FCA!

Drive FCA! lets you drive and experience the latest models from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram and FIAT at The San Diego International Auto Show. Be sure to check out America’s first ever hybrid minivan, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. Drive the stunning Fiat 124 Spider, experience the capability of the new Jeep® Compass, and the muscle of Dodge Challenger! Stop by, take a drive and receive a complimentary thank-you gift. There’s no-pressure, no hassle and no additional charge!
Location: Curbside adjacent to the Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Vehicles: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Dodge Durango, Fiat 500, Fiat 500X, Fiat 124 Spider, Jeep® Compass, Jeep® Cherokee, Jeep® Grand Cherokee, Jeep® Wrangler, Ram 1500


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Ford Go Further Test Drive

Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Vehicles: Ford F-150, Expedition, Mustang, Fusion, Escape, Edge, Focus


 

Ford Ranger Test Drive

Here is your chance to drive the All-New 2019 Ford Ranger before it is available in dealerships. Enter for a chance to win the 2019 Ranger you’ve always wanted and receive updated tour information.*

*No purchase necessary. Open to licensed drivers 18 and older. Sweeps end 12/31/18. Complete rules available here.

Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-Dusk
  • Friday: 10:00am-Dusk
  • Saturday: 10:00am-Dusk
  • Sunday: 10:00am-Dusk

Vehicles: Ford Ranger


Mazda Drive Experience

Mazda celebrates human challenge, inspiration, exhilaration and potential through their brand promise of “Feel Alive.” Mazda’s goal is to inspire people through the driver experience and enrich their journey through life. Through their breathtaking designs, meticulous craftsmanship and revolutionary SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY, Mazda creates ingenious solutions to help people heighten their state of being.

Experience Mazda’s vehicles on the Mazda Auto Show floor and at the Mazda Drive Experience.

Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-5:30pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:30pm

Vehicles: 2018 Mazda 3, 2018 Mazda 6, 2019 Mazda MX-5, 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF, 2019 Mazda CX-3,                         2019 Mazda CX-9


Nissan – Innovation that Excites

Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Vehicles: 2019 Sentra SR, 2019 Altima SL, 2018 Maxima SR,  2018 KICKS SR, 2019 Rogue SL AWD, 2018 Murano SL AWD, 2019 Pathfinder SL 4WD, 2018 Titan SL, 2018 LEAF SL


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Subaru Test Drive Experience

Brought to you by Your San Diego Area Subaru Retailers.
Location: Test Drive lot behind the convention center.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Vehicles: Legacy 3.6R Limited, Outback 3.6R Touring, Impreza 2.0i Limited (5 door), Impreza 2.0i Sport (4 door), Forester 2.5i Premium, Forester 2.0XT Touring, Crosstrek 2.0 Premium, Crosstrek 2.0i Limited


Toyota Drive Center

Location Front drive near ticketing.
Days/Hours:

  • Thursday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Vehicles: Camry, Corolla Hatchback, 4Runner, Highlander, Tacoma


Requirements to participate:

  • Drivers must have a valid US drivers license and may need to meet certain age requirements for each manufacturer.
  • Passengers are normally allowed and must meet the age requirements for each manufacturer. Generally, children under 8 years old or less than 65 pounds may not ride along as passengers for road-going test drives. Test drives cannot accommodate child safety seats.
  • Drivers and passengers must sign a waiver of liability and may be asked to provide contact information for manufacturer follow-up.
  • You may be asked to pass a Breathalyzer test in order to participate.