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Introduction

The Best of 2014 lists the greenest models in each vehicle class. Included are the year's top-rated subcompact, compact, midsize, and large cars, as well as minivans, vans, pickups, and sport utility vehicles.

The Greenest Vehicles of 2014 lists the top models having the highest Green Scores overall.

The Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2014 lists the 12 cars and trucks with this year's worst Green Scores.

Read about this year's market trends from an environmental perspective.

Greener Choices 2014

A Selection of Gasoline Vehicles that Score Well

Make and Model Specifications Emission Standarda MPG:
City
MPG: Hwy Green
Score
TOYOTA PRIUS C 1.5L 4, auto SULEV II / Bin 3 53 46 57
TOYOTA PRIUS 1.8L 4, auto CVT PZEV / Bin 3 51 48 55
TOYOTA PRIUS V 1.8L 4, auto CVT SULEV II / Bin 3 44 40 52
CHEVROLET SPARK 1.2L 4, auto CVT Bin 4 30 39 51
BUICK ENCORE 1.4L 4, auto stk Bin 4 26 38 46
NISSAN JUKE 1.6L 4, auto CVT [P] ULEV II / Bin 5 27 32 45
KIA FORTE 5 2.0L 4, auto ULEV II / Bin 5 24 34 45
NISSAN ROGUE 2.5L 4, auto CVT ULEV II / Bin 5 26 33 44
FORD TRANSIT CONNECT VAN 2.5L 4, auto stk ULEV II / Bin 5 21 29 40
TOYOTA TACOMA 2.7L 4, auto ULEV II / Bin 5 19 24 37
HONDA ODYSSEY 3.5L 6, auto ULEV II / Bin 5 19 28 36
RAM 1500 HFE 3.6L 6, auto Bin 4 18 25 35

[P] denotes premium gasoline. 
"auto CVT" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
"auto stk" denotes manually adjustable automatic transmission.
a A listing with two emission standards (e.g., Tier 2 bin 3 / PZEV) denotes a single vehicle carrying both a federal and California emission certification. Green Scores for such listings reflect the cleaner of the two certifications.

 

 

Ratings for earlier years

In addition to the model year 2014 listings, ACEEE's Green Book® Online also contains ratings for all model year 2000 through 2013 vehicles. Ratings for model year 1998 and 1999 vehicles are available in hard copy in the 1998 and 1999 editions of ACEEE's Green Book®, respectively. These can be purchased through the ACEEE publications office. Ratings for older vehicles (model year 1997 and earlier) are not available.

Can't find the vehicle you are looking for?

Our free Web site includes the year's greenest and meanest vehicles, as well as the greenest vehicles in each size class, given in the Best of 2014 tables. The full ratings for all vehicles are available through ACEEE's Green Book® Online.

 

Introduction

Best Vehicles by Class

Greenest Vehicles of 2014

Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2014

The Year's Market Trends

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