'Need for Speed: Most Wanted' PS2 Cheat Code List

Unlock all cars, get money, beat the whole game, and more

Need for Speed Most wanted
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The "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" racing video game is filled with street racing gameplay. Players select a car they use to race against time or other players. As the game progresses, players drive faster cars in intense situations.

Check out these cheat codes and unlock information for "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" for the PlayStation 2 to progress through the game and unlock specific cars.

There are also cheats for "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" that work on PC, Xbox 360, Gamecube, and PSP.

Cheat Code List for 'NFS: Most Wanted'

Enter one of these cheat codes with your PS2 controller at the Start menu before pressing any other buttons. You'll receive a confirmation that the cheat code has been activated.

  • Complete 100% of the Game: Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Down, Down, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Up, Down
  • Complete Bounty and Milestones: Up, Down, Left, Right, Down
  • Extra Marker for the Shop1: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Up, Down
  • Get $100,000: R1, L1, Up, Down, X, X, X
  • Get 4,999,999 Bounty: L1, R1, X, X, X, Up, Down, Up, Down
  • Get a Back Room for Transmission, Engine, Tires, and Body Kits: R1, L1, L2, R2, Up, Down, Down, Up, X, X
  • Unlock All Cars: R1, Circle, Circle, Circle, R1, R2, L2, L1, Up, Down, L1, L1, L1
  • Unlock Burger King Challenge2: Up, Down, Up, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right
  • Unlock Castrol SYNTEC Ford GT: Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Down, Up
  • Unlock Lamborghini Gallardo: R1, R2, L1, L2, X, X, X, Square, Up, Down

1) This "Need for Speed" cheat code can be enabled only once per career.
2) Unlocking the Burger King Challenge gives you all the Junkman parts.

'NFS' Unlockable Cars and How to Unlock Them

After a brief prologue at the beginning of the game, you choose one of four cars: Chevrolet Cobalt SS, Fiat Punto, Lexus IS300, or Volkswagen Golf GTI. You gain access to most of the additional game cars by completing a level of the game.

Here's the car list for "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" and the level you have to beat to access each car.

  • Aston Martin DB9: Beat Blacklist Boss #7
  • Audi A3 3.2 Quattro: Beat Blacklist Boss #15
  • Audi A4 3.2 FSI Quattro: Beat Blacklist Boss #14
  • Audi TT 3.2 Quattro: Beat Blacklist Boss # 15
  • BMW GTR (Race version): Beat Blacklist Boss #1
  • Cadillac CTS: Beat Blacklist Boss #12
  • Corvette C6: Beat Blacklist Boss #5
  • Corvette C6.R: Complete 100 percent of the game
  • Dodge Viper SRT 10: Beat Blacklist Boss #6
  • Ford GT: Beat Blacklist Boss #4
  • Lamborghini Gallardo: Beat Blacklist Boss #6
  • Lamborghini Murcielago: Beat Blacklist Boss #4
  • Lotus Elise: Beat Blacklist Boss #8
  • Mazda RX-7: Beat Blacklist Boss #9
  • Mazda RX-8: Beat Blacklist Boss #12
  • Mercedes-Benz CLK 500: Beat Blacklist Boss #8
  • Mercedes-Benz SL 500: Beat Blacklist Boss #11
  • Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren: Beat Blacklist Boss #3
  • Mitsubishi Eclipse: Beat Blacklist Boss #14
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII: Beat Blacklist Boss #11
  • Mustang GT: Beat Blacklist Boss #12
  • Pontiac GTO: Beat Blacklist Boss #10
  • Porsche 911 Carrera S: Beat Blacklist Boss #7
  • Porsche 911 Turbo S: Beat Blacklist Boss #5
  • Porsche Carrera GT: Beat Blacklist Boss #3
  • Porsche Cayman S: Beat Blacklist Boss #10
  • Renault Clio V6: Beat Blacklist Boss #13
  • Subaru Impreza WRX STi: Beat Blacklist Boss #9
  • Toyota Supra: Beat Blacklist Boss #13
  • Vauxhall Monaro VXR: Beat Blacklist Boss #10

Secrets and Tips for 'Need for Speed: Most Wanted'

This isn't a cheat code list but instead various ways you can get the most out of the game.

Get Extra Money

You can get extra money in "NFS: Most Wanted" by selling your car parts before selling the whole thing.

Reduce Wanted Level

To reduce your wanted level in "Need for Speed: Most Wanted," visit a shop and spray your car until you reach the desired wanted level.

Move Though Cop Cars

If the cops are crowding your space, flip your car over to force it to auto-restart. When it does, you'll have a few moments as it spawns to drive right through things.

Slide for Bounty Points

Hit O when cops are around to immediately turn around. They'll chase you and you'll get bounty points.

Avoid Wall Crashes

Press O if you're you're about to crash into a wall, and time (and your car) will slow down.

Remove Cops From Roadblocks

Run into the back end of a cop car at a roadblock, and it will throw it to the side without affecting your speed.