Test Tracks & Drives

INDOOR TEST TRACKS (Requirements for participation vary with each manufacturer.)

Camp Jeep - In 2022, Camp Jeep’s “Mountain” will be 28 ft. (versus 18 ft.). Obstacles include ground clearance stair climber, maneuverability moguls, extreme break-over, tunnel passthrough, hill ascent/descent, off-camber and 30-degree banked wedge. Each Camp Jeep participant will also receive a complimentary Jeep tote bag, while supplies last.

Ford Built Wild - ‘BUILT WILD’ showcases the capability of Ford’s new Bronco family of vehicles. The highlight is a Bronco off-road course, where visitors will tackle a 38-degree Bronco Mountain. You’ll feel the thrill of the climb while learning more about impressive Bronco tech like G.O.A.T. (Goes Over Any Terrain) Mode capabilities and technology that makes off-roading even more exciting and intelligent.

Ford Built to Electrify - Be one of the first to experience Ford’s all-electric Mustang Mach-E GT and F-150 Lightning (reservation holders only) or take a spin in the . This indoor display will thrill passengers as they make the loop with professional drivers.

Ram Truck Territory - Ram Truck Territory track is a 28,000-sq.-ft. adventure designed to demonstrate the capabilities of the Ram Truck. Obstacles include steel culverts and a high banked wedge. Riders will also experience hill descent technology on the iconic “Ram Mountain,” a 13-ft. high, 30-ft. long course element with 30-degree approach and departure angles.

Toyota Proving Grounds - Tackle Toyota’s rugged Proving Grounds in the all-new 2022 Toyota Tundra. Obstacles include an articulation rack showcasing Tundra’s high-strength boxed, steel-ladder frame, and fully redesigned multi-link rear suspension; and various low-grip surfaces designed to showcase the off-road capabilities.

Electric Vehicle Track - Thanks to a partnership with Powering Chicago, the 2022 Chicago Auto Show features a battery-powered electric vehicle test track that will allow attendees go for a ride in some of the latest battery-powered electric vehicles. BMW and Kia will provide rides for attendees in the i4, iX and EV6.

OUTDOOR TEST DRIVES (Sign up in manufacturer booth or in West Lobby. Requirements for participation vary with each manufacturer. All require a valid driver’s license and breathalyzer to drive.)

The 2022 Chicago Auto Show will offer attendees the opportunity to get behind the wheel for a test drive. Test drives operate every day, most originating from the West Transportation Lobby of the South Building (one level below the show floor). You can sign up for the test drives on the show floor in the manufacturer exhibits or in the corridor along MLK Drive. Here is a list of the participating manufacturers, check back for updates.

FORD (10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) - Participants must be 18 years old to drive, and 16 years old to be a passenger or have valid driver’s permit . All drivers must have a valid driver’s license/permits and pass a breathalyzer test. List of participating vehicles:

  • Bronco Sport
  • F-150
  • Escape
  • Explorer
  • Maverick
  • Ranger

KIA (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) - Participants must be 21 years old to drive, and 8 years old to be a passenger. All drivers must have a valid drivers license, and pass a breathalyzer test. List of participating vehicles:

  • EV6
  • Forte
  • K5
  • Seltos
  • Sorento PHEV
  • Sorento X-Line SX
  • Telluride

SUBARU (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) - Participants must be 21 years old to drive, and 12 years old to be a passenger. All drivers must have a valid drivers license, and pass a breathalyzer test. List of participating vehicles:

  • Ascent
  • Crosstrek
  • Forester
  • Impreza
  • Legacy
  • Outback

NOTE: Masks are required for Test Tracks and Test Drives.