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Here is your chance to drive and evaluate the latest models from major car manufacturers at The Houston Auto Show. It’s a no-pressure, no-hassle opportunity. And there’s no additional charge!

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General Consumer Requirements
  • Drivers must produce a valid driver’s license and be at least 21-years-old
  • Passengers must be at least 8-years-old
  • All adults must provide follow-up information about themselves
  • All drivers and passengers must complete a Waiver of Liability
  • Drivers must pass a Breathalyzer Test

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Cadillac

An opportunity for consumers to ride & drive select Cadillac vehicles at auto shows

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Friday (1/24) 
: 11.30 am - 5.30 pm*
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 5.30 pm*
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 5.30 pm*
( * Registration closes 30-60 minutes before end of event to ensure all who register can drive.)


Cadillac Ride & Drive Vehicles :
(subject to change)

  • CTS Sedan
  • CTS-V Coupe
  • CTS-V Sedan
  • CTS Sedan Luxury
  • SRX - Performance
  • XTS - Platinum
  • ATS - Luxury
  • Escalade - Platinum
Registration and Drive Staging
  • Registration and drive staging will take place at the convention center on event days. See a Cadillac Product Specialist on-site for final location.
Consumer Requirements
  • Drivers must produce a valid driver’s license and be at least 18-years-old.
  • Passengers must be at least 8-years-old.
  • Adults must provide follow-up information about themselves.
  • Drivers and passengers must complete a Waiver of Liability.
  • Drivers must pass a Breathalyzer test
Keys to Remember
  • Free of charge
  • Street Drive – on streets surrounding the convention center
  • Consumers may drive as many vehicles as they wish

chrysler testdrive

"The Chrysler Drive"

The Chrysler Drive is your chance to drive and evaluate the latest models from Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram and FIAT at The Houston Auto Show. It’s a no-pressure, no-hassle opportunity. And there’s no additional charge!

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Friday (1/24) :
11:30 am - 6 pm (show opens at noon. Come early to drive!)
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 6 pm

Register & Drive at Chrysler tent outside main entrance

Drive as many of the vehicles below as you want :

  • Chrysler 200
  • Chrysler 300
  • Chrysler Town & Country
  • Jeep® Cherokee
  • Jeep® Grand Cherokee
  • Dodge Challenger
  • Dodge Dart
  • Dodge Durango
  • Ram 1500
  • FIAT 500

Drivers must be 18 years or older; present a valid driver license; must pass a breathalyzer. Passengers must be 8 years or older. All must sign a waiver of liability.

Vehicles and hours of operation are subject to change without notice. Registration closes 30-60 minutes prior to close of drive hours listed above. R&D opens 30 minutes before the show on Friday. Chrysler Group LLC reserves the right to refuse participation in this event to individuals at any time for any reason. Please drive safely. Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge and Ram are registered trademarks of Chrysler Group LLC. FIAT is a registered trademark of Fiat Group Marketing & Corporate Communications SpA, used under license by Chrysler Group LLC.


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"Ford Ride & Drive"

 

Your Local Ford Dealers invite you to visit the Houston Auto Show’s Indoor Ride and Drive Lounge to test-drive several new Ford makes and models. Product Specialists will take you on a test-drive so you can experience Ford’s commitment to quality, fuel efficiency, technology and safety in a fun, no-hassle environment. After the test-drive, guests will receive a gift card on behalf of Your Local Ford Dealers and other Ford items. For more information on all Ford vehicles visit www.TexasFord.com

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Friday (1/24) :
11.30 am - 8 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 7 pm

Ride & Drive Vehicles (subject to change) :
  • 2014 CMAX Hybrid
  • 2014 Fiesta - Titanium (hatch)
  • 2014 Focus - Titanium (hatch)
  • 2014 Fusion - Titanium, Hybrid
  • 2014 Mustang - GT
  • 2014 Taurus - Limited
  • 2014 Escape - Titanium, SE
  • 2014 Explorer - Limited, XLT
  • 2014 Edge - Limited
  • 2014 Flex - SEL
  • 2014 F150
  • 2014 Super Duty – 250

Test-Drive Requirements :

  • Drivers must be at least 18-years-old and produce a valid driver’s license
  • Passengers must be at least 8-years old.
  • Drivers and passengers must sign a Waiver of Liability
  • Drivers must pass a Breathalyzer test

gmc testdrive

"The Drive"

An opportunity for consumers to ride & drive select Chevy, Buick and GMC vehicles at Houston Auto Show

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Friday (1/24) :
 11:30 am - 5.30 pm*
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 5.30 pm*
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 5.30 pm*
( * Registration closes 30-60 minutes before end of event to ensure all who register can drive. )

List of Vehicles Participating :
( Subject to change )

  • Chevrolet : Spark, Camaro, Impala, Sonic, Volt, Traverse, Cruze, Silverado, Malibu, Equinox
  • Buick : LaCrosse, Regal, Encore
  • GMC : Terrain, Acadia, Sierra
Registration and Drive Staging
  • Registration and drive staging will take place at the Reliant Center on event days. See a Chevy, Buick or GMC Product Specialist on-site for final location.
Consumer Requirements
  • Drivers must produce a valid driver’s license and be at least 18-years-old.
  • Passengers must be at least 8-years-old.
  • All adults must provide follow-up information about themselves.
  • All drivers and passengers must complete a Waiver of Liability.
  • Drivers must pass a Breathalyzer Test.
  • Must drive at least 1 other vehicle before driving the Camaro and the Volt
Keys to Remember
  • Free of charge
  • Brief street drive (5- to 7-minutes) around convention center
  • Consumers may drive as many vehicles as they wish

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Honda

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Friday (1/25)
 : 12 pm - 6 pm
Saturday (1/26) : 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday (1/27) : 10 am - 6 pm
(Registration closes up to 30 minutes before the end of the event to ensure everyone who registers can drive.)

List of Vehicles Participating :
( Subject to change )

  • Accord EX Sedan
  • Accord Sport Sedan
  • Accord EX Coupe
  • Civic  LX Sedan
  • Civic EX Sedan
  • Civic EX-L Coupe
  • CR-V EX
  • CR-V LX
  • Odyssey EX-L
  • Pilot EX-L

Consumer Requirements :

  • Drivers must be at least 18-years old
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Sign a Waiver of Liability
  • Pass a breathalyzer test

Passengers must be 8 years or older.


hyundai ridedrive

"Hyundai Ride & Drive Experience"

Visit the Hyundai Ride and Drive Experience where you can drive one ofHyundai’s award winning cars, including the Hyundai Equus, Genesis and Veloster Turbo, as well as enter for a chance to win a 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited and a $500 Best Buy gift card

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Friday (1/24)
 : 12 pm - 6 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 6 pm

List of Vehicles Participating in the Ride & Drive :

  • 2014 Hyundai Equus Ultimate
  • 2013 Genesis R-Spec
  • 2014 Veloster Turbo A/T
  • 2014 Tucson Limited
  • 2014 Santa Fe Sport
  • 2014 Santa Fe Limited
  • 2014 Sonata Limited, 2.4L
  • 2014 Sonata Limited, 2.0T

Consumer Requirements

  • 21 or over to drive with valid Driver's License
  • 18 or over but under 21 as passenger only

Location: Ride & Drive Lounge RD 1


kia testDrive

"Experience the Next Level"

Wednesday (1/22) : 12 pm - 8 pm
Thursday (1/23) : 12 pm - 8 pm
Friday (1/24) : 12 pm - 8 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 11 am - 7 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 11 am - 7 pm


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"Mazda Ride & Drive Experience"

Mazda invites you to come out & test-drive their featured vehicles at the 2014 Houston Auto Show, brought to you by your Houston Area Mazda Dealers. From the all-new 2014 Mazda3, newly redesigned 2014 Mazda6, 2014 CX-9 and 2014 CX-5. While there, consumers can experience the Mazda Lounge with hosted food & beverage and unique engagements with the Product Specialists. After the test-drive, guests will receive a gift card on behalf of Mazda. Check-out Mazda’s full line-up at MazdaUSA.com.

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Friday (1/24) 
: 12 pm - 8 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 7 pm

Ride & Drive Vehicles (subject to change)

  • 2014 Mazda3
  • 2014 Mazda 6
  • 2014 CX-5
  • 2014 CX-9

scion ridedrive

"Scion Live Drive"

Scion Live Drive will be offering free test drives to Houston Auto Show attendees from Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26, 2014. After checking out the entire Scion lineup on the show floor, licensed drivers 21+ years of age can get behind the wheel of a Scion on the streets around the convention center. Test drive opportunities are scheduled to include the award winning Scion FR-S sports car, the new 2014 Scion tC coupe, and the fun Scion iQ microcar. Best of all, while supplies last, drivers receive an exclusive, military ID-style Scion USB drive as a participation gift. Stop by and see What Moves You.

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Friday (1/24) 
: 12 pm - 6 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 6 pm


Toyota drivecenter

"Let's Go Places"

Let’s go for an exciting and dynamic closed-course test drive at the Houston Auto Show! Not only will you learn about Toyota’s legendary commitment to quality, durability, reliability and safety, you’ll have the opportunity to discover firsthand the fun-to-drive side of the Avalon, Corolla, 4Runner, Highlander, Tacoma, and Tundra on a custom-designed closed drive course featuring a frame twister, acceleration and braking zones, slalom runs and more. Every drive counts! For each test-drive taken, Toyota’s Drive for a Cause campaign will make a donation to support a charity partner of your choice: American Red Cross, AMVETS or FFA. In addition, all participants will be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win a $500 gas card.*

Legal Disclaimers: *No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older and a U.S. resident with a valid U.S. driver’s license to enter. Sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., 19001 S. Western Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501. For complete rules and sweepstakes dates, please visit the Toyota Drive Center registration desk.

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Wednesday (1/22) 
: Noon - 8 pm
Thursday (1/23) 
: Noon - 8 pm
Friday (1/24) : Noon - 8 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 6 pm

Model Line Up :

  • 2013 Avalon
  • 2014 Corolla
  • 2014 4Runner
  • 2014 Highlander
  • 2013 Tacoma
  • 2014 Tundra

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"Take a drive in a new Volkswagen!"

Have some fun and experience what German Engineering is all about!  Join us at the Houston Auto Show, located in the Eagle Ride & Drive lounge.

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Thursday (1/23)
: 12 pm - 7 pm
Friday (1/24) :
 12 pm - 7 pm
Saturday (1/25) : 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday (1/26) : 10 am - 6 pm

Featured drive vehicles include, but not limited to : Beetle, GTI, Jetta, Passat and Tiguan.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older.  Drivers must be 21 years of age or older with a valid Driver’s License.

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