1 Off-road courseVehicles negotiate a track with rocks, heavy mud, and a two-foot-deep mud hoe.
2 Perfectly awful roadTwo miles of potholes, broken pavement, and manhole covers test ride quality and comfort.
3 Garage and officesVehicles get measured for more than 50 attributes, including headlight accuracy, cargo capacity, and wheel alignment.
4 Accident avoidanceDrivers run a vehicle through a marked lane swerving first left, then right, at progressively higher speeds.
5 Handling circuitCompeting cars navigate the mile-long course at speeds up to 50 mph.
6 Drag stripQuarter-mile acceleration tests and sprints to 60 mph are held on this asphalt track.
7 Hydroplane chuteAfter the road is water-coated, cars are driven at progressively higher speeds until they slide off course.
8 Brake test alleyStopping distances are measured from 60mph on both wet and dry surfaces.
9 Rock hillA 120-foot-long, 23-degree-grade incline pushes four-wheel-drive systems to their limits.
10 Skid padCars follow a circular track in a 25-foot lane at progressively higher speeds until they veer offline.