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March 22, 2015 10:05

Though the green vehicles have been there for decades, the major automakers have now started investing heavy on electric and hybrid technologies to cater to the needs of modern consumers who wish to own eco friendly cars. Green cars are more efficient, frugal and easy-to-run compared to the internal combustion-engined vehicles. With zero carbon emissions and lower pollutants footprints, they have no negative impact on environment. Today, we have a number of green cars who are equally good at performance as well.

Here’s is a list of top 10 most eco-excellence/ friendly cars available around the world.

BMW i3: The BMW i3 is a fully electric hatchback. It is packed with hi-tech materials and advanced technology. The i3 is powered with a punchy 168bhp motor with a rear-wheel drive system. It’s very economical and easy to drive. View more bmw cars.

Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion: Volkswagen’s Golf Blue-e-motion is an all-electric plug-in version of the regular Golf hatchback. Powering the Golf Blue-e-motion is a 114bhp electric motor that is good for 199lb ft of torque. It has a pack of 180-cell lithium ion battery, affixed in the transmission tunnel, beneath the rear seat and the boot floor.

SEAT Leon Twin Drive Ecomotove: The SEAT Leon Twin Drive Ecomotove is one of the lowest CO2 emitting plug-in hybrid cars from the Spanish carmaker. It is boosted with an electric battery pack with lithium ion batteries that offer better range and high acceleration. The driver can switch between gas and electric power, depending on its immediate use.

BMW i8: BMW i8 is India’s first hybrid supercar. It is powered with a 131bhp, plug-in hybrid system with 231bhp, 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder petrol engine. It is quick and fuel efficient, and claims to emit zero emission.

Nissan Leaf: The Nissan Leaf is a compact, five-door electric car. Powering the leaf is a 80kW AC synchronous motor and 48 laminated lithium ion battery models that produce 107bhp of power with 207lb-ft torque. It has driving range of 84 miles, and offers impressive fuel economy. The car comes loaded with plenty of advanced connectivity features and technologies. View nissan cars.

Toyota Prius Plug-in: The Toyota Prius Plug-in is one of the most fuel efficient and zero carbon-emitting hybrid cars. Powered with a 1.8-litre, 4-cylinder engine and a pair of electric motors, the Prius offers a maximum power of 134bhp. However, the electric-only driving range is very short (10-15 miles). View more toyota cars.

BMW 116d  EfficientDynamics: The 116d  EfficientDynamics is the BMW’s one of the most eco-friendly cars despite being a diesel vehicle. It emits 99g/km. It is more powerful, cleanest and quicker than most of its rivals. It looks good, and is a fun to drive car.

Ford Fiesta ECOnetic: The Ford Fiesta ECOnetic is an ultra-efficient green supermini. With lower CO2 emissions (87g/km), high fuel-efficiency and competitive pricing, it’s a great value for money car. View more ford cars.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: World’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, is one of the most efficient and economical green cars. It is powered with two electric motors, offering integrated 204 horsepower, and a 2.0-litre petrol engine. In electric mode, the PHEV can run with 161 horsepower.

Volkswagen Polo Bluemotion: Volkswagen’s BlueMotion technologies for the next-generation electric cars not only reduce CO2 emissions, but also help save money on fuel as well. The Polo Bluemotion offers a low carbon emissions (99g/km) and impressive fuel economy. View more volkswagen cars.

 

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