According to the United Nations, road transport contributes to about 17% of global greenhouse gas emissions, which has an adverse effect on climate, accounting for a massive carbon footprint. The auto-industry is predicting a shift in the pattern of cars that are being manufactured for future use. It is reported that over 30% of the new car sales are to be for zero emissions and plug-in hybrids by the year 2030. While there’s still a long way to go, let us a take a look at some of the cars in the industry at present that are making a buzz for being fuel efficient and technologically advanced.
2019 Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid
Starting at approximately $21,000, the 2019 IONIQ Hybrid is an amalgamation of contemporary style, fantastic engineering, and top-end tech. Known for its MPG, this is a car that checks the boxes of being efficient and affordable.
2019 Toyota Prius Prime
A second-generation plug-in hybrid, the 2019 Prius Prime is a fuel-efficient car when compared to the standard Prius. It has a smart charging cable lock, which makes at-home charging convenient. With excellent specs, it is available in three trim levels, Plus, Premium, and Advanced. The basic one starts at around $27,000.
2017 Toyota Prius
Delivering maximum mileage with maximum utility, the Toyota Prius 2019 starts at around $23,000. It is known to have the highest MPG of any vehicle that is equipped with AWD. It has a stylish exterior, is equipped with an advanced suite of safety technologies, and is supported by the latest tech.
2019 Honda Accord
Known to be the most impressive Honda yet, the 2019 Honda Accord starts at $23,000. It comes with powerful driving experience offering three advanced powertrains. It features two turbocharged engines and a next-generation two-motor hybrid system. Apart from solid engineering, the model is stylish, comfortable, and comes with high-end specs.
2019 Chevrolet Volt
Compared to the cars above, the 2019 Chevrolet Volt starts from a higher price range. For approximately $33,000, it offers 53 miles of electric range with a full charge, and 420 miles with a full charge and full tank of gas. A plug-in hybrid, Volt also recharges its own battery through regenerative braking, which transfers the kinetic energy into the battery. A blend of class, style, and performance that you can absolutely consider for your next purchase.