In this article, we will talk about the 10 best eco-friendly cars in the world. Having in mind the catastrophe we are up against, it’s normal to look for convenient long-term solutions that would not only lower the pollution but also make sure the needs of the customers are satisfied. Those solutions are available for every necessity from straws to cars. Speaking about cars, producers have started paying attention to the Earth’s resources and put lots of effort into creating new, long-lasting, better for the environment vehicles.
Here are some of the best eco-friendly cars which you can buy and contribute to an eco-friendly world.
Toyota Yaris Hybrid:
The earlier version of the car wasn’t exactly the best vehicle possible but with the changes made Toyota Yaris Hybrid is definitely worth mention when it comes to good eco-friendly cars. When it comes to fuel economy it varies but you can expect 3.2ml/100 km or 86 mpg (claimed). If you are wondering about the pollution the car produces 75g/km CO2. Its cost begins at $21,000 (approx).
The Hyundai Ioniq model is a very practical electric car with a realistic 200 km driving range. It relies both on electric power and gas which is a good way to save some money but be ecological. The car comes with a lithium battery with a lifetime warranty. The fuel economy is approximately 3,4l /100 km or 83 mpg (claimed) and when it comes to pollution the car is producing up to 92 g/ km CO2.
When it comes to the model itself it was named one of the safest cars in the world. The interior was made with eco-friendly materials and the cargo is a full 26,5 cubic feet. It has a clever heating system too, which helps you not to waste energy. The price starts at $32,000(approx).
Chevrolet Bolt is a compact electric car that can allow you to drive up to 4 hours on the highways or up to 383 km before recharging. The car itself has 16, 9 cubic feet of cargo when the two rear seats are folded down and also two-level false doors for additional flexibility. It has 5 seats and its price starts at $37,000 (approx).
Nissan Leaf might not be the most beautiful vehicle when it comes to design but it has been changed a lot since its first model in 2010. It‘s one of the most liked models of the marked too. The new 2019 model has a much stronger motor and a larger battery pack. The standard Leaf model provides 241 km ut the bigger battery of Leaf Plus gives a driving limit up to 363 km. The price starts at $31,000 (approx).
Tesla Model 3:
It’s no surprise that one of Elon Musk’s cars is on our list of top 10 eco-friendly cars. The Tesla Model 3 can be driven between 386 and 498 km with only one recharge. The car accelerates smoothly and the performance is entirely worth it. The battery is placed under the floor of the car which means the model has a low center of gravity. When it comes to charging there are three possibilities- Tesla charging stations called Superchargers, adapters for public-charging stations or at home-charging stations. The MPGe of the car is approximately 84.
As for the car itself- the model comes up with a very simple interior. Everything is controlled by a monolithic touchscreen but it also has heated front seats and navigation. The model provides enough cargo for 15 carry-on suitcases. It can be ordered only online at the starting price of $36,000 (approx).
2019 Kia Niro:
Kia Niro is a crossover- a plug-in hybrid and an all-electric EV. It gives the opportunity to drive up to 384 km with only about 50 MPGe. When it comes to pollution the car produces only about 86 g/km CO2.
The interior is not the eco-friendliest one since its heavy on plastic and cloth. Nevertheless, the heating system has been approved and now there’s a button that allows the driver to turn off a passenger’s climate control if the seat is empty. In this way, the car saves lots of otherwise wasted energy. The cargo is pretty big and has a place for 18 carry-on suitcases with the rear seats folded. The price starts at $25,000 (approx).
The Toyota Prius offers something not that many hybrids do- a full-wheel drive. It’s a pretty economic car with only about 58 mpg in the city and 53 on the highway.
The car itself has a comfortable and study interior with a touchpad controlling the different functions of the vehicle. It has a spacious cargo and there’s the possibility to fold down the read seats. The price of this car begins at $25,000 (approx).
Lexus GS300h is a true ecological warrior with only about 4.5 l/ 100 km or 62 mpg. The CO2 the car is producing is about 106-115 g/ km.
The car itself has a quite stylish design, with a beautiful interior. The seats are extremely comfortable, especially for a long journey. The back of the car is also quite massive which means there’s enough cargo space. The price starts at $60,000 (approx) or more.
Audi Q7 e-Tron Hybrid:
This car is somehow of a luxury because it combines an electric engine but also a 3.0-liter diesel V6 engine which in the exchange offers quite the experience. The CO2 produced is about 48 g/ km but when it comes to fuel economy the car goes up to 1,9 l/100 km or 149 mpg.
The good thing is that when buying an Audi Q7 e-Tron Hybrid you receive all the good stuff a Q7 car can offer. This means you receive a well- made, beautiful cabin and lots of space. The price starts at $94,000 (approx) or more.
The last car in his list is also somewhat a luxury from BMW, because it actually has one of the fastest electric motors out there. This car is Ferrari fast. The CO2 production is in fact pretty low- 49 g/ km but the fuel economy is the exact opposite- 2.1 l/ 100 km or 147 mpg.
The BMW i8 design is aerodynamic and extremely stylish as you can probably see from the doors. What’s pretty surprising about this is the fact that it’s pretty practical and efficient. The starting price is $150,000 (approx)
So, these are some of the best eco-friendly cars out there in the world. If you love your planet, then you can get one of these cars and contribute to the eco-friendliness of the earth.
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