Clean Car Buying Guides

Below are web resources that were developed for car buyers to find clean technology vehicles.


You can make a difference now by driving vehicles that pollute less. Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint, save money or just contribute less to that nasty smog, DriveClean.ca.gov is your buying guide to the cleanest, most efficient cars on the market.


California's buying guide and resource center for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). This resource helps you compare your options and take the next steps into PEV ownership. DriveClean.arb.ca.gov/pev/


FuelEconomy.gov is a federal government website that helps consumers make informed fuel economy choices when purchasing a vehicle and helps them achieve the best fuel economy possible from the cars they own.

Learn about the label! The Fuel Economy and Environment Label provides a Greenhouse Gas Rating, from 1 (worst) to 10 (best), based on the vehicle's tailpipe carbon dioxide emissions only, and this rating does not reflect any GHG emissions associated with fuel production.