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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 suvs
automatics specifications emission standarda
mpg:
city
mpg:
hwy
green
score
class
ranking
subaru xv crosstrek      2.0l 4, auto cvt awd pzev / bin 3
29
33
46
superior
buick encore     1.4l 4, auto stk bin 4
26
38
46
superior
mazda cx-5      2.0l 4, auto stk ulev ii / bin 5
26
32
44
superior
subaru forester      2.5l 4, auto cvt awd pzev / bin 4
24
32
44
superior
manuals specifications emission standarda
mpg:
city
mpg:
hwy
green
score
class
ranking
mazda cx-5      2.0l 4, manual ulev ii / bin 5
26
35
44
superior
mitsubishi outlander sport      2.0l 4, manual ulev ii / bin 5
24
30
42
above ave
subaru forester      2.5l 4, manual awd pzev / bin 4
22
29
41
above ave
jeep compass  †      2.0l 4, manual bin 5 / lev ii
23
30
41
average
jeep patriot  †      2.0l 4, manual bin 5 / lev ii
23
30
41
average

"auto cvt" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
"auto stk" denotes manually adjustable automatic transmission
† these vehicles are "twins" -- the same base model carrying different names
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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