Driving better vehicle choices
Watch and learn how the Green Vehicle Guide can help you drive cheaper and greener.
// Top 20 performers and sellers in Australia
Top CO2 performing vehicles
|1. Hyundai Ioniq||11. Mercedes-Benz EQA|
|2. Lexus UX 300e||12. MG ZS EV|
|3. Hyundai Kona||13. Mercedes-Benz EQE|
|4. Tesla Model 3||14. Kia EV6|
|5. Fiat 500e||15. Tesla Model S|
|6. Tesla Model Y||16. Mercedes-Benz EQB|
|7. Lexus RZ 450e||17. Volvo C40|
|8. Renault Kangoo ZE||18. MINI Cooper SE|
|9. Kia Niro||19. Hyundai IONIQ6|
|10. BYD ATTO 3||20. Cupra MY23 Born|
|1. Ford Ranger 4x4||11. Subaru Forester|
|2. Toyota Hilux 4x4||12. MG MG3|
|3. Tesla Model 3||13. Mazda CX-3|
|4. Toyota RAV4||14. Tesla Model Y|
|5. Mazda CX-5||15. Isuzu MU-X|
|6. Mitsubishi Outlander||16. Mazda BT-50|
|7. MG ZS||17. Mitsubishi Triton 4x4|
|8. Isuzu D-MAX 4x4||18. Kia Sportage|
|9. Hyundai i30||19. Toyota Corolla|
|10. Hyundai Tucson||20. Toyota Prado|
// Getting started
Tips for reducing emissions
There are many ways to reduce emissions, from minor changes in driving habits to simple maintenance. Follow these tips for greener driving.
Hybrid electric vehicles
Learn how (plug-in and non-plug in) hybrid electric vehicles work and other information to help you find a vehicle that meets your needs
Learn how electric cars function, how and where to charge them and other information to help you find a vehicle that meets your needs.
Use this guide to learn about the different types of emissions vehicles produce, and to calculate a vehicle’s emissions across its lifecycle.
// Low and zero emission vehicles
// Our calculators
Fuel and CO2 calculator
Calculate total annual fuel costs and CO2 emissions by inputting consumption, kilometres travelled per year and average fuel price.
Fuel lifecycle emissions calculator
Use this tool to calculate vehicle emissions from fuel production and combustion based on the vehicles fuel and energy consumption, fuel type, electricity grid and distance travelled
Home charging calculator
Use this tool to estimate how long it may take to charge an electric vehicle and how much it would cost to charge at home, based on the size of the battery, the rate of charge and your home electricity plan.
How to use tools & calculators
Learn more about how to interpret the data on this website, how the data is calculated and where it comes from.
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