Which cars have lowest c02 emissions

If you've been checking out which is the lowest cars c02 emissions, then have you come across the revolutionary Nissan Leaf yet? It's not just the lowest emission car, it's also a zero emission car, as it runs exclusively off battery power! So in driving one, you'll be saving the earth, and your money.

The Leaf, voted the European and World Car of the Year in 2011, is the world's first mass produced, completely electric vehicle. It carries a big claim that it can go up to 110 kilometres on a single charge from the mains, which represents unbelievable economy to the average city driver. The fuel economy works out at 99 miles per gallon gasoline equivalent.

The Leaf currently retails at GB £28,350 and around €35,000 in the Eurozone, which may seem at first glance, a little expensive. However, when you look a little closer you soon realise the outstanding value at the heart of the Leaf.

To do the full 110 kilometres of a single charge in the Leaf will cost you around two pounds for a full charge. The equivalent in petrol would likely set you back around 10 pounds. This kind of economy will soon add up, leaving you much fatter in the wallet in no time. It truly is the car that pays for itself.

Right now, the only way to charge the car is overnight through the mains. However, charging stations will soon be launched around the UK, allowing you to plug the car in and get a full charge quite quickly.

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