With hundreds of green car options on the market, where do you even start? Our experts have selected the fuel-efficient, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric car choices that we think offer the best balance of practicality, performance, technology, and design.
Electric Cars Are 20 Percent Cheaper Than a Year Ago
While electric cars are still a little more expensive than their gasoline counterparts, data from Kelley Blue Book shows that average new EV prices dropped almost 20 percent compared to last year, making them more affordable than ever. Is now the time to buy or lease?
What Are the Fastest Charging EVs?
We often discuss what are the longest-range EVs, but if you're taking a long trip, how fast an electric car charges is just as important. Here is a list of the fastest-charging EVs on the market.
Rivian Scores Best for EV Customer Satisfaction
What are the most satisfying EVs to own? Industry watchdog J.D. Power has released its annual ranking, and EV startup Rivian has topped the charts with its capable R1T pickup.
The Chevy Bolt is America’s Most Affordable EV
Most electric cars, especially those with good range, are expensive. The Chevrolet Bolt bucks that trend, with a starting price that puts it in reach of many Americans – without sacrificing range, versatility, or performance.
Best Hybrid SUVs for Families
On the hunt for the fuel-efficient hybrid SUV for your family? Look no further than our list of five fantastic household haulers, some of which have three rows and up to eight seats for the whole family!
The Most Eco-Friendly Cars
Tomorrow’s Green Cars won’t just feature more efficient motors and batteries, they’ll be made with sustainable, recycled materials. Here are a few current cars that offer plant-based vegan leather, recycled plastics, and more.
Best Crossover Electric Cars for 2023
Looking for a crossover? There are a number of great choices if you're ready to go electric. Here, we pick the best electric crossovers for the 2023 model year in four different price categories. There really is a great crossover EV for almost anyone.
Best-Selling Plug-In Hybrids
Sales of plug-in hybrid cars were actually slightly down in the first three quarters of 2022, but for many drivers they offer the best of both worlds: the ability to commute emissions-free on electric power, with the range and versatility of gasoline. Here are the 10 best-selling PHEVs.
Best-Selling Fuel-Efficient Cars
If you are looking for improved fuel efficiency, and do not want a hybrid, plug-in, or electric car, there are still some amazing options. Here is our list of the top 10 selling fuel-efficient cars in America.
Best All-Wheel Drive Hybrids
All-wheel drive hybrid vehicles offer you the best of all worlds: you get all of the efficiency of hybrid driving with improved traction for tough conditions – without a lot of extra weight and complexity. Here are the best available - from compact, to SUV, to supercar.
Today's Most Fuel-Efficient Trucks
You’ve probably borrowed a pickup truck from a friend more than once to move a piece of furniture, haul building supplies, or move house. If you want a pickup truck of your own, here is a guide to the most fuel-efficient models currently available.
Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrids
In the market for a plug-in hybrid that offers lavish luxury as well as the latest infotainment and driver assist technology? Here’s our list of seven sedans and crossovers that tick all the boxes.
Most High-Tech Hybrids
If you love technology and are shopping for a hybrid car today, you’re spoiled for choice. Here are our favourite hybrids with impressive technology, safety, and infotainment features.
Affordable Fuel-Efficient Cars
If you’re shopping for a car on a tight budget, and have a tight budget for gasoline, we’ve compiled a list of great choices starting at under $25,000, and with EPA highway ratings of over 40 MPG.
Top Rated Plug-In Hybrids
With both a gasoline-powered engine and electric motors, today’s plug-in hybrids offer fuel efficiency, comfort, and the latest tech. Here are some of the best on the market today.
Top Compact Hybrids
Looking to save money on fuel, but not yet ready for an electric or a plug-in hybrid vehicle? A compact hybrid might be for you. Almost all of the vehicles on our list are rated by the EPA at over 50 MPG in the city.
Best Electric Crossovers and SUVs
America’s favorite body styles for cars are no longer sedans and station wagons. Here are some of the best all-electric clever crossovers and nearly silent SUVs available to eager buyers.
Most Efficient Hybrid Cars
The most efficient hybrid cars available are still sedans or hatchbacks, which offer better MPG figures than SUVs or crossovers. In our list of the most efficient hybrid vehicles, you'll consistently find EPA ratings of over 50 MPG in the city - and impressive features and tech.
Best EVs for Winter Driving
Looking for an all-electric car that’s great for winter driving? Look no further. GreenCars has collected and selected awesome all-wheel drive crossovers for you to choose from.
Top-Rated Luxury Hybrids
If you don't want to give up luxury while adding some electrified sustainability to your drive, we have some great recommendations. Each of our picks offers hybrid technology with high-end features and luxurious interiors.
Best-Selling Fuel-Efficient SUVs
Improvements in technologies across the board, as well as upgraded aerodynamics, mean that choosing an SUV no longer comes with massive gas bills. Here are some top-selling SUVs that also boast remarkable fuel efficiency.
Best-Selling Electric Vehicles
Desire for - and sales of - electric cars keeps growing in the U.S. While it may not be a surprise that a Tesla is the most popular new electric vehicle, some of the other cars on the list of best-sellers may shock you.
Best Family Electric Cars
Looking for an all-electric car that is reliable and safe to get move your family around? Here’s our top three best electric cars to get you and yours where you need to go.
Best New Hybrid Cars
There are now dozens of hybrid models on sale in the U.S., from compact hatchbacks to SUVs and even pickup trucks. Each new hybrid vehicle that enters the market brings new features and technology – along with improvements in range and fuel efficiency. Here are our favourite recent introductions.
Best-Selling Hybrid Cars
Hybrid vehicles offer a great compromise, significantly reducing fuel consumption compared to pure internal combustion, while continuing to provide the flexibility and spontaneity desired by American drivers. Which ones are the most popular? Read on to find out.
Best AWD Electric Cars
One of the most popular types of all-electric vehicle in the world today is the all-wheel drive crossover EV. Our list of the top six tick all the boxes, bringing you the best electric family movers that get you where you need to go.
Best Fuel-Efficient Vehicles
There are many vehicles on the market that offer space, capability, or driving fun, as well as impressive MPG figures. Here, we've picked the best vehicles in every class - they're not necessarily the most efficient, but offering the best balance of features, performance, price, and MPG.
Best Plug-in Hybrid SUVs
Crossovers and SUVs are some of the best-selling vehicles on the market today. with their reliability and flexibility, it is easy to see why. Here’s our list of the best Plug-in Hybrid SUVs.
World’s Fastest Electric Cars
One of the best things about electric cars is their seamless, instantaneous performance. While all EVs offer a rush of power, some are truly remarkable in their ability to push you back in your seats. The world's fastest EVs can accelerate to 60 mph in two seconds or less!
Most Affordable Hybrids
The selection of hybrids on the American market is better than it’s ever been. If you’re a dollar-conscious shopper, there are some great new options – even if you’re looking for a pickup truck! Here are some of the most affordable hybrid vehicles.
Best Fuel-Efficient Family Cars
With the rising cost of fuel, it's worth looking at cars as well as SUVs when investigating your family's next ride. The lower profile of a sedan can mean improved efficiency - and you still get amazing technology and impressive space.
Most Affordable Electric Cars
If you're looking to go electric on a budget, there are more choices than ever - and you don't need to give up range, comfort, or features. All of the vehicles on our list start at less than $40,000 before incentives.
Best Plug-in Hybrids for Families
Families looking for a new plug-in hybrid are hoping for plenty of room, lots of safety features, and great fuel economy. The following list of PHEVs handle all of those needs and more.
Best Hybrid SUVs
Just like hybrid technology is now mainstream in all passenger vehicles, many SUVs available to U.S. buyers also feature hybrid drivetrains to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. Here are our favourite mainstream and luxury models.
Best AWD Plug-In Hybrids
Plug-in hybrids are very popular and so are all-wheel drive vehicles. What happens when you put them together? Here is a list of some of the best all-wheel drive plug-in hybrids, from entry-level to luxury.
Longest Range Electric Cars
Almost all electric vehicle drivers will experience "range anxiety" at some point - the fear that they may run out of electrons before reaching their destination. These long-range electric vehicles offer the greatest peace of mind,
Today's Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs
These days, you don't have to compromise. Modern SUVs drive like cars, they are as responsive as cars, and most of them also get very car-like fuel economy, with city and highway ratings that are only a couple of MPG off some sedans. These are five of the most efficient available today.
Most High-Tech Electric Vehicles
Electric vehicles offer plenty of technology beyond their high-tech drivetrains. These vehicles offer incredible advanced safety features, driver assists, infotainment systems, and high-resolution screens.
Most Fuel-Efficient All-Wheel Drive Vehicles
If you want the stability, confidence, and traction of all-wheel drive, but still want great fuel economy, you have plenty of vehicles to choose from. Here, we feature six of the most fuel-efficient vehicles with standard all-wheel drive.
The Fastest Charging Electric Cars
For electric car drivers that do frequent road trips, charging speed is as important as battery capacity. The faster your EV can charge, the sooner you can get on the road. Here are the EVs that offer the best charging times.
Best Plug-In Hybrids for Commuters
Want a plug-in hybrid that will get you around town on electric power only? Here’s our list of the top clever commuter cars available today. Several get over 40 miles on all-electric power.
Most Efficient Electric Cars
Electric cars are inherently more efficient than gasoline vehicles, but even within the realm of EVs, some vehicles are more efficient than others. We've ranked the most efficient EVs according to the EPA's MPGe scores.
Best Luxury Electric Vehicles
The current stable of high-end luxury EVs feature the very best new tech and astounding range in very refined packages. Here are GreenCars' recommendations for some of the best luxury EVs on the market today.
Best Performance Plug-In Hybrids
Ready to spin the tires on a new plug-in hybrid that will get you from zero to 60 mph really fast? Check out these sexy and exotic supercars from McLaren, Ferrari, and Mercedes-Benz.
Top-Rated Electric Cars
Electric car buyers love the technology, performance, and efficiency that their vehicles offer. But some vehicles truly stand out. Here are the most satisfying electric vehicles to own, according to market research firm J.D. Power.
Best Hybrids for Families
If you have a family and are looking for a hybrid as your next car, van, or SUV, there are plenty of choices at all price points and sizes to meet your needs. Here is our list of the best family-friendly hybrids.
Most Affordable Plug-In Hybrids
Plug-in hybrid technology is becoming more and more in demand and is now available on vehicles starting just a tad over $30,000. Here is our list of some of the most affordable plug-in hybrids.
Today's Most Fuel-Efficient Cars
There is still a lot of life left in gasoline engines if you want to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. These vehicles on our list all get over 40 MPG highway, according to the EPA – and only one of them costs over $25,000.
Most Fuel-Efficient Plug-In Hybrids
Yes, gasoline is expensive. In fact, fuel-efficiency is priority for consumers looking at buying a new vehicle. GreenCars has researched gas-saving plug-in hybrids and found the most fuel-efficient cars that fall into the popular crossover SUV segment. Let's take a look at the top five PHEVs.
Best Electric Commuter Cars
Looking for a smart all-electric car to get you around town? Check out our list of the best commuter EVs that are currently on the market. These fantastic five are some of the most affordable EVs you can buy.
Most High-Tech Plug-In Hybrids
Plug-in hybrid technology is impressive in and of itself. But many vehicles offer even more in terms of high-end safety features, infotainment, or convenience. The best part is that great tech isn't just isolated to luxury nameplates.