The 12 Least Eco-Friendly Cars

It is widely believed that cars, and the fumes that they emit, are not so great for the environment. What’s more, we need our trusty source of transportation to go about our day-to-day lives. Fortunately. there are eco-friendly offerings that have become increasingly popular among drivers looking to lessen their own carbon foot print. Cars in this category include hybrid cars, compact cars and electric cars.


On the other hand, there are vehicles that contribute more than their fair share to the pollution problem.  The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has assembled a list of the twelve vehicles that emit the highest amount of pollution. This list includes everything from exotic sports cars to luxury sedans to trucks and SUV’s.


Mercedes-Benz dominates the list with five of the least eco-friendly cars on the road. But we must note that three of the five cars are just variations of the same G-Class series SUV. Toyota/Lexus had the second highest number of vehicles on the list with three full-size trucks. Other vehicles that made the list were full-size commercial vans from Ford, luxury cars from Bentley.


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