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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).

 

midsize cars
automatics specifications emission standard a
mpg:
city
mpg:
hwy
green
score
class
ranking
nissan leaf b     electric (li-ion bat.) b zev / bin 1
3.75
3.00
55
superior
toyota prius     1.8l 4, auto cvt pzev / bin 3
51.0
48.0
55
superior
toyota prius plug-in b     electric (li-ion bat.) / 1.8l 4, auto cvt
pzev / bin 3
3.90 / 51
3.04 / 49
55
superior
honda accord plug-in hybrid b     electric (li-ion bat.) / 2.0 l 4, auto cvt bin 2 / lev iii sulev20
3.68 / 47
3.12 / 46
52
superior
manuals specifications emission standard a
mpg:
city
mpg:
hwy
green
score
class
ranking
chevrolet cruze eco     1.4l 4, manual bin 4
28
42
49
above ave
chevrolet sonic 5     1.4l 4, manual bin 4
29
40
49
above ave
mazda 3 5-door     2.0l 4, manual ulev ii / bin 5
29
40
48
above ave
toyota corolla     1.8l 4, manual ulev ii / bin 5
28
37
47
above ave

"auto cvt" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
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.
b fuel economy for electric vehcles and the electric operation of plug-in electric hybrids is provided in miles per kilowatt-hour.

 

 

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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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