Below are a list of Achievements available to complete in Vigilante 8: Arcade.
- Learner's Permit: Defeat any vehicle in any mode.
- Quest: Unleaded: Complete single player Quest Mode on Easy mode.
- Quest: Super Unleaded: Complete single player Quest Mode on Medium mode.
- Quest: High Octane: Complete single player Quest Mode on Hard mode.
- Total Pro: Destroy 100 cars by 'totaling' them.
- Charge-Up Trainee: Fire 10 Charge-Up Attacks.
- Charge-Up Pro: Fire 100 Charge-Up Attacks.
- Grease Monkey: Collect enough Salvage Points to fully upgrade one vehicle.
- Top Mechanic: Collect enough Salvage Points to fully upgrade all eight vehicles.
- Whammy Master: Achieve 100 Whammies.
- Alien Contact: Collect all 100 'Alien' icons in single player to unlock a secret craft.
- King O' Online: Win 10 online multiplayer battles.
- The Achievements regarding Quest Mode require the player to complete Quest Mode with every character on set difficulty.
- There are 20 'Alien' icons in each stage in Vigilante 8: Arcade. To acquire these icons, the player must destroy certain destructible objects to uncover the icons.
- The Achievements regarding the Charge-Up Attacks can also be completed with the direction-set combo moves used in Vigilante 8 and Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense.