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The Greenest Green Cars

List RulesUsers vote on the cleanest and most fuel-efficient "green" car

With gas prices on the rise, even die hard gear-heads are considering going green, but there's a lot more to green cars than just the Prius. Cars powered by natural gas, hydrogen fuel cells, and even diesel can be just a green if not greener than a hybrid or electric car. And let us not forget there's more to being green than just gas mileage. Automobile manufacturing, cost of transport, and plenty of other factors weigh in on whether or not vehicles are actually green. Ideally, the cars on this list will save you money *and* lower your impact on the environment. Just try to not be so smug about it at the fuel pump. ;)

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    76
    47

    Smart Fortwo

    Microcar, Hatchback
  • 2
    87
    59

    Toyota Prius

    Compact, Hybrid electric vehicle
  • 3
    56
    40

    Ford Escape Hybrid

    Hybrid electric vehicle
  • 4
    72
    41
    Compact car, Coupé
  • 5
    68
    54

    Nissan Leaf

    Electric car
  • 6
    66
    57
    Plug-in hybrid, Compact car
  • 7
    59
    41

    Chevrolet Cruze

    Compact car, Hatchback
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    50
    47

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class Hybrid

  • 9
    47
    37

    Honda CR-Z

    Supermini, Hatchback
  • 10
    40
    34

    Honda Civic Hybrid

    Compact car, Sedan
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    97
    59
    DennisNJ added

    Tesla Model S

    Sedan
    Zero Gas, Zero Oil, Zero Emmisions
  • 12
    36
    36

    Toyota Camry Hybrid

    Mid-size car, Sedan
  • 13
    42
    42

    Honda Insight

    Compact car, Hatchback
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    50
    40

    Ford Fusion

    Mid-size car, Sedan
  • 15
    45
    52

    Volkswagen Golf

    Compact car, Subcompact car
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    43
    37

    Volvo XC70

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    28
    14
    AndrewTyukavkin added

    Hyundai Ioniq

  • 18
    35
    40

    BMW Concept X6 ActiveHybrid

  • 19
    38
    42

    Kia Optima

    Mid-size car, Sedan
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    24
    22

    Hyundai Sonata

    Mid-size car, Sedan
  • 21
    24
    22

    Honda Fit

    Supermini, Compact car
  • 22
    37
    46

    MINI Cooper

    Supermini, Sedan
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    9
    3
    cstea1 added

    Tesla Roadster

    Roadster, Electric car
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    27
    28

    Scion xD

    Hatchback, Subcompact car
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    36
    43

    Toyota Tacoma

    Truck, Pickup truck
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List Rules: Users vote on the cleanest and most fuel-efficient "green" car