Top Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Posted on 19th April 2019

Eco-friendly vehicles will be leading in sales in the automobile segment going forward. Eco-friendly vehicles reduce our fuel consumption, CO2 emission and help save our environment. While hybrids are viewed as eco-friendly, there are few petrol vehicles which also offer competitive fuel efficiency. Here are a few eco-friendly vehicles that have made great strides in environmental protection.

PRIUS V I-TECH

Top Eco Friendly Vehicles vi Tech Prius v i-Tech

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Prius v i-Tech is a seven seater vehicle which gives a combined fuel economy of 4.4 L/ 100 KM. It has a 1.8 L engine with Hybrid Synergy Drive. On lower speeds, the Prius v i-Tech is powered by the electric battery, and as the speed increases, the petrol engine kicks in. The vehicle has safety features like a reversing camera, pre-collision safety system and park assist.

NISSAN LEAF 2017

Top Eco Friendly Vehicles Nissan Leaf 2017 Nissan Leaf 2017

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The Nissan Leaf 2017 is an entirely electric vehicle (EV) which can drive up to 107 miles when the vehicle is fullly charged. It is similar to a petrol car as it can travel at 70 MPH speed. The vehicle generates power through its 30 kWh lithium-ion battery. It requires a240-volt charging point, and the battery takes approximately 6 to 10 hours to get charged. This car gives out zero CO2 emission and is city and eco-friendly vehicle. Currently, this model is available in Europe and the USA

MAZDA CX-5 2017

Top Eco Friendly Vehicles Mazda Mazda CX-5 2017

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Mazda CX-5 may not be a hybrid or EV, but it is surely a fuel-efficient eco-friendly SUV. It is available in 2.0 and 2.5 litre in-line four cylinder petrol engine. The combined fuel economy on 2.0 L engine with FWD terrain drive is around 6.9L/100km and with a 2.5L engine with AWD terrain drive is 7.5L/100km.It can easily accommodate five passengers and has a push button start system which is simple to use. It has a boot space of 442 litres so you can comfortably store your luggage.

TOYOTA YARIS

Top Eco Friendly Vehicles Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris

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Toyota Yaris is packed with excellent features, and all variants deliver excellent fuel economy. The Yaris Ascent, manual transmission with 1.3 L engine has a combined fuel economy of 5.8 Litres/100KM. The Automatic Ascent gives a fuel economy of 6.4 Litres/100KM. The SX manual transmission with 1.5L engine delivers 5.9 Litres/100KM. SX and ZR automatic 1.5 L engine produces a 6.4 Litres/100KM combined fuel economy. The Yaris range comes with 7 airbags, halogen headlamps, 15-inch steel alloy wheels and cruise control feature. It is a small hatchback which offers a lot of value for its price and is ideal to drive around the city.
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