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These are the fastest accelerating hatchbacks ever made for the public roads.

The Fastest Accelerating Hatchbacks Ever

Audi RS3 Sportback (8V) (2017-)

With an acceleration of 4.1 sec, the Audi RS3 Sportback takes first place.
It's a 5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.5L Inline 5 Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Hatchbacks Ever.

Mercedes A 45 AMG 4matic (W176) (2015-2018)

With an acceleration of 4.2 sec, the Mercedes A 45 AMG 4matic takes second place.
It's a 5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 7th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Audi RS3 Sportback (8V) (2015-2016)

With an acceleration of 4.3 sec, the Audi RS3 Sportback takes third place.
It's a 5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.5L Inline 5 Turbo engine.
It is also 9th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW M140i xDrive (F20) (2016-)

With an acceleration of 4.4 sec, the BMW M140i xDrive takes joint fouth place.
It's a 3-5 door AWD Hatchback with 4-5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 12th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Subaru WRX STi Type UK (2008-2011)

With an acceleration of 4.4 sec, the Subaru WRX STi Type UK takes joint fouth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.5L Flat 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 1st in The Fastest Accelerating Subarus Ever.

Volkswagen Golf R (Mk7) (2017-)

With an acceleration of 4.6 sec, the Volkswagen Golf R takes joint sixth place.
It's a 3-5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Accelerating Volkswagens Ever.

Mercedes A 45 AMG 4Matic (W176) (2013-2015)

With an acceleration of 4.6 sec, the Mercedes A 45 AMG 4Matic takes joint sixth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 10th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Audi RS3 Sportback (8P) (2011-2013)

With an acceleration of 4.6 sec, the Audi RS3 Sportback takes joint sixth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.5L Inline 5 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 12th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Mercedes AMG A 35 4MATIC (W177) (2018-)

With an acceleration of 4.7 sec, the Mercedes AMG A 35 4MATIC takes joint ninth place.
It's a 5 door 4WD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 10th in The Fastest Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW M135i xDrive (F20) (2016-)

With an acceleration of 4.7 sec, the BMW M135i xDrive takes joint ninth place.
It's a 3-5 door AWD Hatchback with 4-5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 18th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Ford Focus RS (MK3) (2016-2018)

With an acceleration of 4.7 sec, the Ford Focus RS takes joint ninth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Hatchback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 2.3L Inline 4 Turbo engine.
It is also 4th in The Fastest Fords Ever.

BMW M135i xDrive (F20) (2012-2015)

With an acceleration of 4.7 sec, the BMW M135i xDrive takes joint ninth place.
It's a 3-5 door AWD Hatchback with 4-5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 23rd in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Kia Stinger GT S 3.3 T-GDi V6 (2018-)

With an acceleration of 4.8 sec, the Kia Stinger GT S 3.3 T-GDi V6 takes joint thirteenth place.
It's a 4 door RWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3.3L V6 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also 1st in The Fastest Kias Ever.

BMW M140i (F20) (2015-2016)

With an acceleration of 4.8 sec, the BMW M140i takes joint thirteenth place.
It's a 3-5 door RWD Hatchback with 4-5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 12th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW 550i xDrive Gran Turismo (F07) (2012-2017)

With an acceleration of 4.8 sec, the BMW 550i xDrive Gran Turismo takes joint thirteenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 4.4L V8 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW 335d Gran Turismo xDrive (F34) (2016-)

With an acceleration of 4.9 sec, the BMW 335d Gran Turismo xDrive takes joint sixteenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also joint 26th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW 335d Gran Turismo xDrive (F34) (2014-2016)

With an acceleration of 4.9 sec, the BMW 335d Gran Turismo xDrive takes joint sixteenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Bi-Turbo engine.
It is also joint 26th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW 340i Gran Turismo xDrive (F34) (2016-)

With an acceleration of 5.0 sec, the BMW 340i Gran Turismo xDrive takes joint eighteenth place.
It's a 5 door AWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 3L Inline 6 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 18th in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

BMW 550i Gran Turismo (F07) (2012-2017)

With an acceleration of 5.0 sec, the BMW 550i Gran Turismo takes joint eighteenth place.
It's a 5 door RWD Fastback with 5 seats and a front-mounted 4.4L V8 Turbo engine.
It is also joint 2nd in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

Lancia Delta S4 (1985-1986)

With an acceleration of 5.0 sec, the Lancia Delta S4 takes joint eighteenth place.
It's a 2 door AWD Hatchback with 2 seats and a mid-mounted 1.8L Inline 4 Twincharged engine.
It is also 1st in The Most Powerful Hatchbacks Ever.

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Last updated on 22nd March, 2019
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