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24.01.2019 15:27    |    elvisyoung    |    Kommentare (0)

How can luxury brand cars rise up to eco friendly smart car company?

For those who don’t know who smart is: The smart brand is all about environmental friendliness and contemporary functionality. Smart fortwo’s innovative concept has combined sustainable, forward-looking technologies with individual urban mobility. Its distinctive design made smart an automotive lifestyle icon which shows that mobility, responsibility for the environment and joie de vivre are compatible with one another. In other words, they’re that other really compact car you see people driving now.

With smart’s commitment to reduce emissions, how can they compare to these luxury hybrids regarding fuel economy? The smart fortwo’s have 41/33 which is about the same as the Jaguar XJ (which has 40 mgp highway). Though the Jaguar XJ can hold its own next to the smart fortwo’s, other luxury brands cannot stand up to their fuel economy (brands like Lexus, Mercedes Benz, and Cadillac all have their fuel efficiency at about 23-26 mpg highway).


Among the list of dissertation service great things about smart cars is that they’re very economic. The 2011 smart fortwo is anywhere from 12,635 to 18,635. From the luxurious brands, Lexus came in as the most affordable having a MSRP of 42,685, the most costly luxury car with a MSRP of 87,950 is the Mercedes Benz (the Jaguar XJ was about 1.000 less).

After much searching, we’ve revealed 4 top luxury green fuel efficient cars. Starting with the Mercedes-Bendz S Class Hybrid combines a gasoline-powered V-6 engine with an electric motor which is how they get their super-ultra-low emissions and high efficiency. Overall the engine generates a combined 295 horsepower and as 26/19 fuel efficiency. The 2010 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid which flaunts that they’re the world’s only full-size luxury hybrid SUV. The engine is a 6.0L V8 with the fuel efficiency of 23 mpg highway.


The next hybrid we’re featuring is the 2010 Lexus RX450h, that’s a hybrid that features a V-6, 3.5 liter engine and gets 32/28 mpg (that is only surpassed by the Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid) which makes it one of the most fuel efficient luxury brand out there.

The 2011 Jaguar XJ’s engine is equipped with the 3.0-liter AJ-V6D turbo-diesel which can get a fuel economy of 40 mpg highway.

For those not paying attention, which means the luxury cars with the best fuel economy are:

1. 2011 Jaguar XJ

2. 2010 Lexus RX450h

3. 2010 Mercedes-Bendz S Class Hybrid

4. 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

Though these are all great options for eco friendly cars the all electric smart fortwo’s coming in 2012 (you may have heard the excitement about the new 2011 fortwo all electric drive, but they are being made in small quantity). The assembly of these small electric cars are happening in the plant in and is producing 1,500 units.

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