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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).

 

Small Wagons
Automatics Specifications Emission Standarda MPG:
City
MPG:
Hwy
Green
Score
Class
Ranking
HONDA FIT EV b     Electric (Li-ion bat.)  ZEV / Bin 1
3.91
3.11
56
Superior
NISSAN JUKE     1.6L 4, auto CVT [P] ULEV II / Bin 5
27
32
45
Above Ave
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SPORTWAGEN     2.0L 4, auto [D] ULEV II / Bin 5
29
39
45
Above Ave
BMW 328D XDRIVE SPORTS WAGON     2.0L 4, auto stk Awd [D] Bin 5 / LEV II
31
43
44
Above Ave
Manuals Specifications Emission Standarda
MPG:
City
MPG:
Hwy
Green
Score
Class
Ranking
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SPORTWAGEN     2.0L 4, manual [D] ULEV II / Bin 5
30
42
46
Above Ave
NISSAN JUKE     1.6L 4, manual [P] ULEV II / Bin 5
25
31
44
Above Ave
SUBARU IMPREZA WAGON      2.0L 4, manual Awd Bin 5 / LEV II
25
33
44
Average
FIAT 500L     1.4L 4, manual [P] LEV III ULEV125 / Bin 5
25
33
44
Average

"auto CVT" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
[D] denotes diesel fuel
[P] denotes premium gasoline
"auto stk" denotes manually adjustable 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 the electric operation of plug-in electric hybrids is provided in miles per kilowatt-hour.

 

 

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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