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Least and Most Polluting Cars, 2013

The ACEEE's Green Book®, a buyer's guide to environmentally friendly passenger vehicles, rates cars according to their emissions and fuel consumption, and publishes an annual list of the "greenest" and "meanest" (i.e., most polluting).

Greenest vehicles MPG:
city1
MPG:
hwy.1
Green2
score
 1. TOYOTA PRIUS C 53 46 58
 2. HONDA FIT 3.9 3.1 57
 3. TOYOTA PRIUS 51 48 55
 4. TOYOTA PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID 51 49 55
 5. HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 44 44 55
 6. HONDA INSIGHT 41 44 54
 7. VOLKSWAGEN JETTA HYBRID 42 48 53
 8. MERCEDES-BENZ SMART FORTWO CONVERTIBLE / COUPE 34 38 53
 9. SCION IQ 36 37 53
10. FORD FOCUS 3.3 2.9 52
Meanest vehicles MPG:
city
MPG:
hwy.
Green2
score
 1. FORD F-350 FFV 11 16 17
 2. FORD F-250 FFV 11 16 17
 3. FORD E-350 WAGON 10 13 17
 4. CHEVROLET G2500 EXPRESS 10 15 18
 5. CHEVROLET SUBURBAN K2500 / GMC K2500 YUKON XL  10 15 19
 6. BUGATT VEYRON 8 15 19
 7. FORD E-150 WAGON FFV 12 16 21
 8. MERCEDES-BENZ G63 AMG 12 14 21
 9. BENTLEY MULSANNE 11 18 21
10. MERCEDES-BENZ G550 12 15 22
NOTE: MPG = miles per gallon. 1. Fuel economy for electric vehicles is provided in miles per kilowatt-hour. 2. The green score runs on a scale from 0 to 100. The top vehicle this year scored a 58, and the worst gas-guzzler scored 22. The score is based on automakers' test results for fuel economy and emissions as reported to the EPA, as well as an estimate of pollution from vehicle manufacturing, from the production and distribution of fuel, and from vehicle tailpipes. It also factors in air pollution. Source: Web: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

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