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autoviva2014-09-01 12:32:38

Lexus CT 200h elected green car 2014/2015

The award was given by the Traffic Association of Germany (VCD)

 
 
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The Lexus CT 200h hybrid model was the overall winner by a large margin

The Traffic Association of Germany (VCD) elected the new Lexus CT 200hLexusLexusJapan, 1989 > present26 models
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as the greenest car of 2014/2015. The association responsible for monitoring the traffic in Germany presented the results of the annual evaluation of the green cars program and highlighted the environmental performance of the new CT 200h.

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hybrid model was the overall winner by a large margin, reaching a leading position in the category of compact cars. The CT 200h had already won first place in 2011.

The car rankings have been published by VCD for 25 years. This year the association has evaluated more than 400 current models taking into account the impact of emissions and noise on humans and the environment. This listing is an analysis in real environment, being a scientific barometer for public and private entities.

This year's winner, the new Lexus CT 200h is equipped with a system of high efficiency, thanks to Lexus' Hybrid Drive technology, capable of achieving emissions of just 82 g/km of CO2.

Here is a complete list of the greenest cars 2014/2015 by VCD.

1. Lexus CT200h

For the second time in its history, the Lexus CT 200h has been awarded the title of the most ecological car. The Lexus Hybrid Drive technology gives the CT 200h the ability of producing just 82g/km of CO2.

2. Seat Mii 1.0 Ecofuel Start&Stop

In second place tied with two sibling models we have the Seat Mii 1.0 Ecofuel Start&Stop. This version uses CNG fuel and is a perfect car for urban drive.

2. Skoda Citigo 1.0 Green tec

Sibling of the Seat Mii we have the Skoda Citigo 1.0 Green tec. With 98g/km of CO2 this city car is one the most ecological cars in the world according do VCD.

2. Volkswagen eco up!

The last sibling is the eco up! that uses the same CNG technology as the Seat Mii and Skoda Citigo.

3. Peugeot 308 1.6 BlueHDi

The new Peugeot 308 uses the new diesel BlueHDi engine to become one of the most ecological cars in the world. Thanks to this engine the car produces 96g/km of CO2.

4. Audi A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI g-tron S tronic

The new e-gas technology makes the A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI g-tron S tronic the fourth most ecological car 2014/2015. This car can use petrol, CNG or Audi's e-gas and produces CO2 as low as 88g/km.

5. Toyota Prius Hybrid

The most recent update to the Prius range hands the most popular hybrid model in the world CO2 emissions of 92g/km. For 2014/2015 the Toyota Prius earned fifth place in VCD's rankings.

6. Citroën C4 Cactus BlueHDi 100

The new C4 Cactus has just arrived on the market and already features on the most ecological rankings thanks to the BlueHDi technology.

7. Volkswagen Polo 1.2 TDI BlueMotion

The Volkswagen Polo equipped with the most recent BlueMotion technologies has a 3.1l/100km average consumption with 82g/km of CO2 emissions. It stands in 7th place in the most ecological rankings.

8. Toyota Yaris Hybrid

In 8th place we have the Toyota Yaris Hybrid, a car that has been acclaimed by the industry for its combination of comfort and efficiency. The car consumes 3.2l/100km and produces 88g/km of CO2.

8. Peugeot 2008 1.2 Puretech

The new three-cylinder turbo Puretech engine from PSA hands the Peugeot 2008 8th place tied with the Toyota Yaris.

10. Citroën C1 VTi 68 Stop & Start

The new generation Citroën C1 lands in 10th place of the rankings with the VTi 68 Stop & Start version. It consumes 3.8l/100km and emits 88g/km of CO2.

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