Forza Horizon 5 best cars for road racing, dirt racing, and free roam

Forza Horizon 5 best cars for road racing, dirt racing, and free roam

The Forza Horizon 5 best cars are ones that strike a balance between pace and

The Forza Horizon 5 best cars are ones that strike a balance between pace and control that will allow you to reliably win races while you’re in the driver’s seat. However, the variety of race series and terrain types mean you’ll need to stock your garage with an array of the best cars for the job that are available in Forza Horizon 5. Unfortunately, you’ll need to spend lots of time building up your Credits (CR) to do this or you’ve got to get lucky with Wheelspins. Even if you haven’t got the fastest and most expensive hypercars available, you can even tune up what’s already in your garage to stay competitive with your rivals. Here are a few of our top Forza Horizon 5 best car picks for road, street, dirt, and cross-country races and out in free roam across Mexico.

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The best cars in Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon 5 street race at night driving a porsche

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Before we give our recommendations for some of the best cars in Forza Horizon 5, we should explain that there is simply not a ‘best car’ in the game. A Ferrari is always going to beat a Jeep in a road race, but that same Ferrari will be wrapped around a tree as the Jeep zooms by on a cross-country circuit. Owning a variety of cars – which you can see in the Forza Horizon 5 car list – is really important to succeeding in all aspects of Forza Horizon 5, so we’ve tried to pick cars across a range of classes that are well-suited to different race types and are good to use right from the start.