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Drive a more fuel efficient vehicle (hybrid, natural gas, high MPG rating), or one that does not use gasoline at all (electric, hybrid-electric, fuel cell, hydrogen, etc). [6]

Source: [6] Green Book Online [10th annual "Greenest Cars"]

 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy: 2008 Top

Easy Scale: star rating ease of implementation [6]
(1-10 scale, 1 = Difficult and costly, 10 = simple and no cost or little effort)

Impact Scale: star rating impact of action [4]
(1-5 scale, 1 = Minor but worthwhile, 5 = Strong impact on environment)

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Greener Choices 2008

A Selection of Gasoline Vehicles that Score Well on the "Green Score"

Make and Model Specifications MPG:
City
MPG: Hwy Green
Score
TOYOTA PRIUS 1.5L 4, auto CVT 48 45 53
HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 1.3L 4, auto CVT 40 45 51
SMART FORTWO CONVERTIBLE/COUPE 1.0L 3, auto stk [P] 33 41 49
HONDA FIT 1.5L 4, auto 27 34 43
FORD ESCAPE HYBRID 2.3L 4, auto CVT 34 30 42
HYUNDAI SONATA 2.4L 4, auto 21 30 39

SUBARU OUTBACK WAGON

2.5L 4, auto stk 4wd 20 26 37
NISSAN ROGUE 2.5L 4, auto 22 27 37
TOYOTA TACOMA 2.7L 4, auto 19 25 34
TOYOTA SIENNA 3.5L 6, auto 17 23 33

CHEVROLET TAHOE HYBRID C1500

6.0L 8, auto 21 22 28
NISSAN FRONTIER 4.0L 6, auto 4wd 14 19 27

Category: Transportation



User Comments
 Mine uses E-85 so I say that counts because it burns cleaner.
DMMike - 4/21/2010 11:45:51 AM  


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