Kelley Blue Book released its top 10 Best Green Cars list for 2012, and the only car brand to have two models crack that list: Chevrolet. The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco and the 2012 Chevrolet Volt both made Kelley Blue Book’s top 10 Best Green Cars list for their efficiency and unique green technology.
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco uses e-Assist technology uses power from the lithium-ion battery to provide a needed electrical boost in certain driving situations. Regenerative braking, engine start-stop functionality, and aggressive fuel cut-off during deceleration are all features that come with the 2013 Malibu Eco. With all of these technologies active, the Malibu Eco can travel 580 highway models with a full 15.8-gallon fuel tank.
The 2012 Chevrolet Volt operates using both a battery and a gas generator. Drivers can switch between all-electric driving mode and gas-driving mode. The Volt can drive 35 miles on a full charge without using any gasoline and can drive up to 344 miles using the gasoline generator. The EPA estimates the Chevy Volt has a total driving range of 344 miles.
Clements Chevrolet Cadillac Subaru currently has both the Malibu Eco and Volt in stock. Visit our website, or stop by our dealership, located in Rochester, Minnesota.