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Green Car Rankings and Labelling

How do you know which car is best for the environment?  Ranked here are some vehicles to help you understand the CO2 labelling structure.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL LABELLING OF CARS
Rating band CO2 Emissions Examples
A

<100 g/km

Battery electric vehicles

Hybrid Cars

Most efficient petrol & diesel cars

B 101-120 g/km

Toyota Prius 1.5 petrol-electric hybrid
Smart car 0.7 petrol
Citroen C2 1.4 diesel

Ford Fiesta 1.4 Petrol

C 121-150 g/km Fiat Panda 1.2 petrol
Ford Ka 1.3 petrol
VW Golf 1.9 TDI diesel
Jaguar X-type 2.0 diesel saloon
D

151-165 g/km

Mini One 1.6 petrol, manual
Ford Fiesta 1.6i petrol
Peugeot 307 1.4 petrol

Audi A3 2.0 diesel

E 166-185 g/km Ford Mondeo 1.8i petrol
Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 petrol
Rover 75 1.8 petrol
Toyota Avensis 1.8 petrol
F 185-225 g/km

Ford Mondeo 2.0 petrol

Toyota Avensis 1.8i petrol

Volvo XC90 2.4 diesel

BMW 730d 3.0 diesel

G >225g/km

Renault Grand Espace 2.0 petrol

Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 Auto petrol

Porsche Boxter 2.7 petrol

Range Rover Sport 3.6 diesel

Source: Dept for Transport
CO2 emissions can vary significantly within the same model according to specification, fuel type and whether the car is manual or automatic

Please visit our Emissions page for a details about CO2 emissions.

 

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