Features & Attractions


The San Diego International Auto Show features an incredible variety of new vehicles under one roof from top global manufacturers. Be among the first in the U.S. to see San Diego debuts of newly unveiled vehicles not yet in showrooms that are expected to be on display at the show. The wide selection of vehicles on display will feature the newest technology to enhance the driving experience, all packaged in luxurious interiors and wrapped in cutting-edge designs.

When not captivated by the cars, show visitors can participate in exciting, fun new features, family entertainment, and interactive activities.

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

Official Program

To learn even more about the features and attractions at last year’s show and to help you plan your visit, you will be able to download and view a digital version of the Official Program for the San Diego International Auto Show Produced by the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Official Program features many pages of useful information and unique insight about the vehicles and features of the show to help you make the most of your visit. A printed version of the Official Program will be available for guests at show entrances as well, in addition to distribution in the Union-Tribune.

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

Exotics Vault

This year’s show will feature our Exotics Vault, with vehicles from manufacturers like Bentley, Lamborghini, McLaren, Rolls-Royce and more.

Family Day

Sunday, January 1 is Family Day. Children 12 and under get in free with a paying adult. Don’t miss fun activities for kids of all ages, including a visit from super hero characters. 

Test Drives

Get behind the wheel of the car, truck or SUV of your dreams at Test Drive events from a variety of manufacturers. Another big hit at the show, Camp Jeep, is returning to provide thrilling rides on its off-road inspired indoor test track.

SDG&E Ener-G Station

The auto show will be as “green” as ever with the SDG&E Ener-G Station, featuring the latest in fuel saving and environmentally-friendly technologies. And join us for SDG&E Electric Vehicle Day on Friday, December 30. Manufacturer representatives and SDG&E specialists will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to answer your questions about driving and owning a plug-in or alternative fuel vehicle.

Nissan Military Appreciation

Nissan is proud to honor and support active military and veterans with a special ticket promotion, whereby active and retired military can obtain free tickets from participating San Diego Nissan dealers (while supplies last).