Hyundai Models Earn Top Spots Among “Greenest Vehicles” List

By Product Expert | Posted in Hyundai Ioniq, Hyundai Kona on Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 3:20 pm
Grid of Hyundai Ioniq Electric trunk, Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, and Hyundai Kona Electric

Which Hyundai is the Most Eco-Friendly?

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has named the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Blue, and 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric to its “Greenest Vehicles of 2019” list. Only 10 vehicles make their way onto the ACEEE list each year and these three Hyundai models have taken top rankings. Continue reading to see what helped these Hyundai vehicles earn their top spots and to find out which Hyundai is the most eco-friendly.

Read more: 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Driving Range 

Three Hyundai Vehicles Named to “Greenest Vehicles” List

For this year’s ACEEE list, the 2019 Ioniq Electric earned the top spot among the rankings with its Green Score of 67. The Ioniq Electric was followed by the Hybrid Blue in second with a Green Score of 65 and the Hyundai Kona Electric earned a score of 63. To gain their scores, the contenders are scored from a life-cycle analysis perspective, taking into consideration the vehicle’s emissions, manufacturing, as well as how much of the vehicle can eventually be recycled.

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric offers drivers an EPA-estimated 258-mile driving range and 120 MPGe while producing zero emissions. Drivers will get an all-electric driving range of 124 miles and an EPA-estimated 136 MPGe with one charge in the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, letting you tackle all of your day-to-day needs with ease. The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Blue offers drivers an EPA-estimated 57 city/59 highway MPG with a fuel tank capacity of 11.9 gallons. This combination gives Ioniq Hybrid Blue drivers a driving range of 678.3 city miles – 702.1 highway miles.


Closeup of 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric charging

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

Read more: 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Specs and Features 

Are you looking to get behind the wheel of a vehicle that will have a smaller impact on our environment? Check out Hyundai’s most eco-friendly options – the 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Blue, and 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric – which have earned spots on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s “Greenest Vehicles of 2019” list. Stop by our online inventory to check out these eco-friendly options for yourself and see what current specials we’re offering at Cocoa Hyundai.

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