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Old 08-06-2007, 09:08 AM
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what is the cleanest car out there? (that you can buy) i am not so worried about MPG per-say but to get a clean car is more important. and i can't find a list of EPA emission leading cars.
 
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Old 08-06-2007, 09:22 AM
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what is the cleanest car out there? (that you can buy) i am not so worried about MPG per-say but to get a clean car is more important. and i can't find a list of EPA emission leading cars.
Any PZEV (Partial zero emissions vehicle), AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology PZEV - like the Prius), or SULEV (super ultra low emission vehicles) rated car will be a good choice.

Of course, you could opt for an EV (no pollution at the car, only some at the power generation utility), if you can find one that meets your needs at a reasonable cost (or a bike).

Here is a link to the relevant EPA sie:

http://www.epa.gov/greenvehicles/midcar-07.htm

Note that the Prius gets a rating of 9.5 (pollution) / 10 (Greenhouse gas) which are the highest for any production car to date (except, perhaps EVs).

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Old 08-06-2007, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by jdenenberg View Post
Any PZEV (Partial zero emissions vehicle), AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology PZEV - like the Prius), or SULEV (super ultra low emission vehicles) rated car will be a good choice.

Of course, you could opt for an EV (no pollution at the car, only some at the power generation utility), if you can find one that meets your needs at a reasonable cost (or a bike).

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but i am wanting a list of those cars, but i can't find it.
 
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but i am wanting a list of those cars, but i can't find it.
See my edited comment below.

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Old 08-06-2007, 09:43 AM
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thats a good list but it doesn't state, (dumb dumb terms), which are the PZEV or USLEV. i know that i can look at the numbers but its easier on my part if the letters are there.
 
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