The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) in Washington, D.C. just released their list of the most environmentally friendly vehicles. Six out of the top 12 are plug-in vehicles. Toyota/Lexus is the manufacturer with the most vehicles represented on the list.
Greenest Vehicles of 2015:
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive – Green Score: 61
Chevrolet Spark EV – Green Score: 59
Fiat 500e – Green Score: 59
Toyota Prius c – Green Score: 57
Nissan Leaf – Green Score: 57
Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid – Green Score: 54
Lexus CT 200h – Green Score: 54
Honda Civic Hybrid – Green Score: 54
Honda Civic Natural Gas – Green Score: 54
Mitsubishi Mirage – Green Score: 54
Ford Focus Electric – Green Score: 53
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid – Green Score: 53
The Green Score is largely based on fuel economy and tailpipe emissions. ACEEE also takes into account “cradle to grave” factors, meaning emissions from production through disposal.
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