Test Track reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Test Track, a dark ride in Future World - Test Track at Epcot. (The minimum height to ride is 40 inches.)
Written by Robert Niles
Epcot's redesigned Test Track, now presented by Chevrolet, debuted in December 2012, giving riders the opportunity to "design" their own Chevy vehicle.
You still ride in the same ride vehicles as on the "old" Test Track, on the same ride track, but along the way, you'll see your digital car design being "tested" for Capability, Efficiency, Responsiveness, and Power. In the end, as before, you blow through the doors of the test facility for a 65 mph "speed test" around the Test Track building.
Maybe I'm jaded because of the greatness of Radiator Springs Racers, but I expected more from this. The speed test portion was exciting, but the Chevy commercial aspect turned me off. The inside portion of the ride was silly. - Jeff Krinock
The update on this ride was a huge letdown for me. The original version was all about experiencing the making and testing of vehicles, and it really felt like you were there as a dummy testing the cars. Now there is just a lot of neon with "interactive" elements that add nothing to the riding experience or any kind of storytelling effort. If it weren't for the fast outside ending, this new version would be a total bust and I would never have an interest in riding it again. 1/10. - Nick McKaig
We went to the redesigned Test Track in November 2012, before it debuted in December 2012. They were doing start up testing. All that seemed to change was that they REMOVED several of the tests. We're going back to WDW in the next month and I wonder how many other things Disney has removed. - Tim Blake
Really enjoy the interactivity of the revamped Test Track. Great attraction. - Will Sullivan
Walt Disney was a master in telling stories. When he builded a themepark he took it to the next level. The imagineers perfected it but for some time now they lost it. Sourin is a nice tec demo but no story and the illusion of flying is broken by stange movie cuts with no transition. Now we have Test Track. We get inside a computer but what is happening is we ride into a mediocer disco. When the outside portion starts we are no longer in a computer. How does this al work. How did we get into the computer in the first place. Why do we need to make a test car of our own in the first place. I'm thankfull the bumpy road part is gone. I guess that caused a lot of maintenace problems. And all mechinical devices like the robot arms or the car crashing are gone. It looks like maintenace for the stuff in this darkride is as cheap as the (also story less) Toy Story Mania. As of the last few years Disney keeps disapointing me. I loved the stories, I loved the emergion but for now it's only eyecandy on the outside of their offerings and higly themed shops and restaurants. The rides are an aftertought. - O T
This ride gives people a very exciting, and enjoyable experience. Disney did a fantastic job on the futuristic theme of this ride (by the way, the theme of the ride was based on the movie TRON legacy) Don't believe the negative reviews, they are totally incorrect. Must ride.......two thumbs up!!!!!! ????? - Gehrig Ewing
Haven't ridden the new test track yet so this review is based on the old version. Very cool and unique ride that combines both an indoor dark ride with a high speed outdoor thrill ride. I love the buildup inside leading to the fantastic finish outside. Really feels like you go faster than 65 mph. It is also an amazing ride to do at night. 8/10 - Mike Wazowski
This a great attraction. I don't understand the low ratings that it has been receiving. Instead of an industrial warehouse feel, it truly feels like an attraction worthy of being in Future World. I really enjoyed the interactivity as well. - Bryce McGibeny
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