Honda Civic GX is the greenest car in America, not Toyota Prius

by Trendy

According to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Honda Civic GX is the greenest car in America. The Honda Civic, according to the Honda Website, is fueled by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for nearly zero emissions. It also features a 113-hp, 1.8-Liter, 16-Valve, SOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine. Honda only sells about a thousand of these cars every year and not to the general public but to corporates and governments. The Toyota Prius was ranked second on the list of the greenest cars in America.

Here is the complete list in order of rank as published by ACEEE.

1. Honda Civic GX
2. Toyota Prius
3. Honda Civic Hybrid
4. Smart ForTwo
5. Toyota Yaris
6. Nissan Altima Hybrid
7. Toyota Corolla
8. Mini Cooper / Clubman
9. Ford Focus
10. Toyota Camry Hybrid
11. Honda Civic
12. Honda Fit

The ACEEE also released the ‘Meanest Cars’ (read not ‘environment friendly’) list and here it is:

1. VW Touareg
2. Bugatti Veyron
3. Mercedes Benz GL320 CDI
4. Jeep Grand Cherokee
5. Mercedes Benz R320 CDI
6. Lamborghini Murcielago
7. Mercedes Benz ML320 CDI
8. Mercedes Benz G55 AMG
9. Hummer H2
10. GMC Yukon 2500
11. Bentley Azure
12. Bentley Arnage

(source : Wired and aceee.org)

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