The auto industry has made huge strides in developing greener cars in recent years. However, some auto makers are going above and beyond the competitors. Here are the best green cars of 2017.
This sleek hatchback packs 200 horsepower and goes 60 miles per hour in 6.5 seconds. This electronic vehicle has stayed ahead of its competitors by not letting the rest of design suffer. The Chevrolet Bolt is practical and very spacious on the inside.
Tesla Model 3
The Tesla name is synonymous with sustainable development. Therefore, it should come as no surprise the Tesla Model 3 is a flawless green design. It is sleek and stylish and only costs around $35,000. The Tesla Model 3 also boasts amazing innovative features such as an autopilot and achieves 215 miles of range per charge. Not to mention, this car goes from 0 to 60 in lass than 6 seconds.
Honda is known for their reliability and the Honda Clarity is no exception. This hybrid has a range of 366 miles and has an integrated fuel cell technology. The interior in no way has been comprised as it is sleek and innovative. The Honda Clarity is also made with approximately 80% eco-conscious materials and recycled products.
Audi A3 e-Tron
The Audi hybrid, the A3 e-Tron’s design, is fresh and sleek. This car packs an amazing 204 horsepower and boasts a manually-shifted DCT. The hatchback is very spacious and the car is an energy-efficient plug-in hybrid.
Volkswagen’s 2017 e-Golf has made leaps and bounds since its first e-Golf release. It now has a 125 mile range out of a lithium-ion battery pack that is the same number of cells and weight as the previous battery. The e-golf can travel 60 miles per hour in 9.6 seconds and can go up to speeds of 85 mph. The car also features parking assist and automated emergency braking.
The Ford C-Max packs a 188 horsepower, 4 cylinder engine, that works with its electric motor. The interior has lots of space, not only for cargo, but also passengers, and the compact design makes its easy to park. It averages 42 miles per gallon on the highway and 38 in the city.