Top 5 Green Cars of 2013

All of you should give it a thought and let your ride be perfectly eco-friendly because the world would then be a happier place to live in. Here I would just give a little overview of how some car manufacturers attempt to make their machines better for environment.

Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is the 2013 ‘Best Hatchback for Families’ on the grounds; it has the best combo of value, size and family-accommodating characteristics as its main features.

The 2013 Toyota Prius has a four-barrel motor and electric engine that consolidate to make 134 horsepower. This powertrain is mated to a constantly variable transmission (CVT). The Prius’ mileage gauges of 51/48 mpg city/highway are remarkable for the class. Since the Prius’ mission is to save fuel, commentators don’t anticipate that it will be captivating in the driver’s seat. They say it has insensible guiding, a floaty suspension, springy brakes and wavers from a stop, however they do think the Prius conveys an agreeable ride. The Prius likewise has one of the most elevated unwavering quality appraisals in its class.

“Toyota calls its Prius an ‘Eco-Icon,’ and the latest generation should have plenty of available gadgets for technological and environmental die-hards.” — Cars.com (2012)

The recent model of Toyota Prius Plug-in is a hybrid that works on petrol and electricity and the price is £28,245 including the government plug-in grant. The approximate range is more than 300 miles.

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

A long guarantee, high calibre inner part and bunches of standard characteristics make the 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid an exceptional esteem for a half breed, however some test drivers suppose its powertrain isn’t as refined as opponent cross breeds’.

The 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has a four-chamber motor, electric engine and six-speed immediate transmission. Most test drivers think the Sonata Hybrid conveys great force and an agreeable ride, however some say its general drivetrain isn’t well executed as other moderate size cross breeds’. One notes that the fuel-sparing Blue mode makes the motor noisy and the auto lethargic.

Renault Twizy

Renault Twizy

So who would want a one seat user friendly electric car which costs around £6895; looks won’t matter when it will help to save on the fuel expenditure. Its mileage is around 60 miles. For those of you who are single and love nature should definitely go for this one.  It is none other than the Renault Twizy.

Renault Twizy will engage occupied, auto owning city tenants looking for a brief moment vehicle, and to more youthful drivers searching for a sheltered approach to begin driving with a vehicle that does not require a licence.

Accessible in three levels of trim, four colors and two motors, Renault Twizy could be molded in your picture. Choices incorporate gullwing entryways, a glass top and a wide show of adornments. It can even turn into an organization auto with your house-outlined decals.

Honda Insight

Honda Insight

You would know how Honda got the hybrid eco-friendly concept in cars right by introducing the Honda insight, although the prices start from £20,100 and the fuel consumption is efficient. The car is a hybrid and uses up both petrol and electricity. Its range surprises many as it is more than 300 miles. Honda doesn’t go wrong about cars that are affordable by any one of you and it simply provides the people with a vehicle they can buy for their entire family.

Lexus CT200H

Lexus CT200H

The Lexus CT200h is also a luxury hybrid for those who don’t just want an environmentally friendly car but also aspire a premium one which is driven like a BMW, built like an Audi and have plenty of space in it.  This particular eco-friendly model was definitely built to ooze the impression of the car’s model.

One fault in this model is that despite being a luxury car it failed to fulfil the promise of a silent revolution, because as it hits the speed, the cruise starts getting noisy. Another bad thing which isn’t that bad, but would you like a wooden steering in this era. Would you let the car be with you if it doesn’t come up to the expectations? The car is definitely fuel efficient, the CO2 emissions of 94g/km mean a 10 percent benefit in kind rating, plus it avoids diesel surcharge.

Despite these model innovations being brought in the hybrids and other eco-friendly cars, one thing has yet to be improved and that is the high price. If these cars could be made affordable to all the world, it would be a healthy place to live in.

Jyotsna Ramani

Jyotsna Ramani is a passionate writer and an avid globetrotter. She had a knack for writing since her early years, though that was mostly letters to her penpals and jotting her thoughts down in her "Dear Diary". Over the years, she realized how her hobby could turn into a full time career and she started writing web content, books and pieces for local magazines. There has been no looking back ever since.

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