10 greenest cars on the market in 2013

Gas guzzlers need not apply.

Based on scoring by, here's a list of the top 10 greenest cars of 2013. Miles per gallon, specifications and the Green Score are from Miles per gallon equivalent are from; Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices are from the manufacturer. creates its Green Score based on tailpipe emissions, fuel consumption and gas emissions, which contribute to climate change. The scale goes from zero to 100, with a lower score indicating a car with less environmental impact.

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Model starting MSRP: $24,995
Specifications: 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine with automatic transmission
Gas Mileage: 42 mpg city/48 mpg highway
Green Score: 53


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