10 Best Green Cars


Chevy/GMC half-ton hybrid pickups (MSRP $38,725/$39,095)

Have you ever seen a hybrid truck?
Have you ever seen a hybrid truck?

As pickups are the best-selling vehicles in the U.S., I am going to finish this list with the greenest truck available today. As they make up a good number of vehicles on the road, they have to be taken into account in the overall picture of green driving. General Motors boasts the best numbers with its Chevy/GMC half-ton hybrid pickups offering 20 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.

Author's Note: 10 Best Green Cars

By comparison I am including a couple of vehicles that do not score so well environmentally. Top honors — that is, the least green car — is the Bugatti Veyron supercar (8 mpg city), but with a seven-figure price tag, we don’t need to worry about them melting our polar icecaps anytime soon. And while Chevy may have the greenest truck, they also offer the meanest with the K2500 Suburban at 10 mpg city and 15 mpg highway.

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