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Greenest Vehicles of 2014

Make and Model Specifications Emission Standard a MPG:
City
MPG:
Hwy
Green
Score
MERCEDES-BENZ SMART ELECTRIC
DRIVE CONVERTIBLE / COUPE b
Electric (Li-ion bat.) ZEV / Bin 1 3.61 2.77 59
TOYOTA PRIUS C 1.5L 4, auto SULEV II / Bin 3 53 46 57
NISSAN LEAF b Electric (Li-ion bat.) ZEV / Bin 1 3.75 3.01 55
TOYOTA PRIUS 1.8L 4, auto CVT PZEV / Bin 3 51 48 55
HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 1.5L 4, auto PZEV / Bin 2 44 47 55
LEXUS CT 200H 1.8L 4, auto CVT SULEV II / Bin 3 51 48 55
TOYOTA PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID c Electric (Li-ion bat.) / 1.8L 4, auto CVT PZEV / Bin 3 3.9 / 51 3.0 / 49 55
MITSUBISHI MIRAGE 1.2L 3, auto CVT Bin 5 / LEV II 37 44 54
HONDA CIVIC NATURAL GAS 1.8L 4, auto [CNG] PZEV / Bin 2 27 38 54
HONDA INSIGHT 1.3L 4, auto CVT Bin 3 41 44 53
MERCEDES-BENZ SMART FORTWO CONVERTIBLE / COUPE 1.0L 3, autol [P] ULEV II / Bin 5 34 38 53
VOLKSWAGEN JETTA HYBRID 1.4L 4, auto [P] PZEV / Bin 3 42 48 53


[CNG] denotes compressed natural gas
[P] denotes premium gasoline.
"auto CVT" denotes continuously variable automatic transmission.
a A listing with two emission standards (e.g., Tier 2 bin 2/ PZEV) denotes a single vehicle carrying both a Federal and a California emission certification. Green Scores for such listings reflect the cleaner of the two certifications.
b Fuel economy for electric vehicles is provided in miles per kilowatt-hour.
c Fuel economy for plug-in hybrids is provided in miles per gallon for gasoline operation and in miles per kilowatt-hour for electric operation

 

 

 

 

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