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Eco-friendly cars 2020

eco friendly cars uk list

This list shows the most eco friendly cars available to buy new in the UK 2020. The list is selected according to the unique Next Green Car Rating. This assesess the environmental impact of a vehicle across the whole lifecycle with each car being allocated a score out of 100 ranging from 0 for the greenest vehicles to 100+ for the most polluting. It also enables comparison across different fuel types such as electric, hybrid and petrol and diesel so the most environmental models can be identified.

Use the new car search to filter this list of eco friendly cars or to create a more focused list of environmentally friendly cars using selection criteria such as technology type, price, MPG, NGC Rating and more.

List of eco-friendly cars 2020
Key

Petrol
Diesel
Hybrid
Plug-in
Hybrid
Electric
Hydrogen
NGC
Rating
MPG
Combined
CO2
(g/km)
NGC
Approved

UNITI One 12 kWh 50kW Auto

City car 3 door / 3 seats
Compare
OTR £16,200 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
10
MPG
316
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

RENAULT Twizy Expression 13kW Auto

Quadricycle 0 door / 2 seats
Compare
OTR £10,995 +£45/mth battery lease
NGC
15
MPG
211
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

SKODA CITIGOe iV SE 61kW Auto

City car 5 door / 4 seats
Compare
OTR £17,455 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
18
MPG
204
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

VW e-up! 61kW Auto

City car 5 door / 4 seats
Compare
OTR £20,195 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
18
MPG
199
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

SMART EQ fortwo coupe passion advanced 60kW Auto

Sports cabrio 2 door / 2 seats
Compare
OTR £17,350 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
18
MPG
181
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

BMW i3 120Ah Auto

Supermini 5 door / 4 seats
Compare
OTR £33,025 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
19
MPG
193
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

SEAT Mii Electric 61kW Auto

City car 5 door / 4 seats
Compare
OTR £19,800 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
19
MPG
178
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

SMART EQ forfour passion advanced 60kW Auto

City car 5 door / 4 seats
Compare
OTR £17,785 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
19
MPG
173
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

SMART EQ fortwo cabrio pulse premium 60kW Auto

City car 2 door / 2 seats
Compare
OTR £20,920 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
20
MPG
164
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

BMW i3s 120Ah Auto

Supermini 5 door / 4 seats
Compare
OTR £35,555 Including OLEV grant OLEV Category 1
NGC
20
MPG
181
EQUIV
CO2
0
NEDC

Best environmentally friendly cars

Finding an eco friendly car will result in reduced emissions. Cars emit not only emit tail-pipe CO2 emissions, which impact climate change, but also other pollutants such as NOx and particulates which effect air quality.

With several fully crash-tested electric car models now available, having a car with zero-emissions at the point of use is now a realistic option. For those not ready to move to a fully electric vehicle, it is possible to select a plug-in hybrid or a low emission hybrid, petrol or diesel car.

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:3rd Jul 2020

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