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The Best Vehicles by Class: 2014

This Year's Top-Rated Models in each vehicle class.
(For rankings of all model year 2000-2014 vehicles, subscribe to ACEEE's Green Book® Online).

 

Compact Cars
Automatics Specifications Emission Standard a MPG: City MPG: Hwy Green Score Class
Ranking
TOYOTA PRIUS C     1.5L 4, auto SULEV II / Bin 3
53
46
57
Superior
HONDA CIVIC HYBRID     1.5L 4, auto PZEV / Bin 2
44
47
55
Superior
LEXUS CT 200H     1.8L 4, auto CVT SULEV II / Bin 3
51
48
55
Superior
MITSUBISHI MIRAGE     1.2L 3, auto CVT Bin 5 / LEV II
37
44
54
Superior
HONDA CIVIC NATURAL GAS     1.8L 4, auto [CNG] PZEV / Bin 2
27
38
54
Superior
Manuals Specifications Emission Standard a
MPG: City
MPG: Hwy
Green Score
Class
Ranking
MITSUBISHI MIRAGE     1.2L 3, manual Bin 5 / LEV II
34
42
52
Superior
TOYOTA YARIS     1.5L 4, manual ULEV II / Bin 5
30
37
50
Superior
MAZDA 2     1.5L 4, manual ULEV II / Bin 5
29
35
49
Above Ave
MAZDA 3 4-DOOR     2.0L 4, manual ULEV II / Bin 5
29
41
49
Above Ave
CHEVROLET SONIC     1.4L 4, manual Bin 4
29
40
49
Above Ave

[CNG] denotes compressed natural gas
"auto CVT" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
[P] denotes premium gasoline
a A listing with two emission standards (e.g., Tier 2 bin 5 / ULEV II) denotes a single vehicle carrying both a federal and California emission certification. Green Scores for such listings reflect the cleaner of the two certifications.

 

 

Introduction

Best Vehicles by Class

Two Seaters
Subcompacts
Compact Cars
Midsize Cars
Large Cars
Small Wagons
Midsize Wagons
Minivans
Large Vans
Compact Pickups
Standard Pickups
Compact SUVs
Midsize SUVs
Large SUVs

Greenest Vehicles of 2014

Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2014

The year's market trends

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