Thursday, April 4, 2013

The Greenest Vehicles of 2013


Make and Model Specifications Emission Standard MPG: MPG: Green
TOYOTA PRIUS C 1.5L 4, auto SULEV II / Bin 3 53 46 58
HONDA FIT b Electric (Li-ion battery) ZEV 3.9 3.1 57
TOYOTA PRIUS 1.8L 4, auto PZEV / Bin 3 51 48 55
TOYOTA PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID c Electric (Li-ion bat.) / 1.8L 4, auto CVT PZEV / Bin 3 3.9 / 51 3.0 / 49 55
HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 1.5L 4, auto PZEV / Bin 2 44 44 55
HONDA INSIGHT 1.3L 4, auto Bin 3 41 44 54
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA HYBRID 1.4L 4, auto PZEV / Bin 3 42 48 53
MERCEDES-BENZ SMART FORTWO CONVERTIBLE / COUPE 1.0L 3, manual [P] ULEV II / Bin 5 34 38 53
SCION IQ 1.3L 4, auto ULEV II / Bin 5 36 37 53
FORD FOCUS b Electric (Li-ion bat.) ZEV / Bin 1 3.3 2.9 52
TOYOTA PRIUS V 1.8L 4, auto SULEV II / Bin 3 44 40 52
FORD FUSION HYBRID /
C-MAX HYBRID
2.0L 4, auto Bin 3 47 47 51

[P] denotes premium gasoline.
"auto CVT" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
a A listing with two emission standards (e.g., Tier 2 bin 2/ PZEV) denotes a single vehicle carrying both a Federal and a California emission certification. Green Scores for such listings reflect the cleaner of the two certifications.
b Fuel economy for electric vehicles is provided in miles per kilowatt-hour.
c Fuel economy for plug-in hybrids is provided in miles per gallon for gasoline operation and in miles per kilowatt-hour for electric operation

Source: Greenercars.org

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