Greenest Executive Cars – Diesel or Petrol and Hybrid models
Green Car Guide to the most economical and lowest emission executive cars on sale in the UK today. We list our top greenest cars in the executive sector for diesel, petrol and hybrid models with reviews of the vehicles with the highest fuel economy but also with a blend of quality, style, performance and driving entertainment.
Diesel and Hybrid Executive Cars
Mercedes-Benz E200d/220d 72.4 mpg
The Mercedes-Benz E200d/220d both deliver excellent official fuel economy, which is highly impressive for such a large and refined executive car.
Jaguar XF 2.0 E-Performance Prestige 70.6 mpg
Jaguar has finally got a world class diesel engine and it has found the perfect home in the excellent XF.
BMW 5 Series 520d ED 68.9 mpg
The 520d ED achieves excellent fuel economy that shames many city cars. With a brilliant blend of quality, style, performance and driving entertainment, it remains our favourite.
Petrol and Hybrid Executive Cars
Lexus GS 300h Executive Edition 64.2 mpg
The Lexus GS 300h uses its petrol-electric hybrid system to deliver an impressive 64.2 mpg, as well as offering a very refined driving experience.
BMW 5 Series 530i SE 51.4 mpg
The 5 Series has always been the most engaging executive saloon to drive and the latest version maintains top spot. The 530i blends performance with strong fuel economy and poise making it the ideal choice for enthusiastic drivers.
Lexus GS 450h 46.3 mpg
The Lexus GS 450h uses its petrol-electric hybrid system to combine performance and low emissions.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 300 h L 61.4 mpg
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class 300 Hybrid has an official combined economy figure of 61.4mpg – impressive for one of the world’s leading petrol-powered luxury cars.
Plug-in Hybrid Executive Cars
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350e 134.5 mpg
The E-Class is a technical marvel, and with the addition of a plug-in hybrid drivetrain it could also save you a packet in fuel costs. Just make sure you can live with the short electric only range.
Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid 113 mpg
The Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid has an official fuel economy figure of 113 mpg and emissions of 59 g/km CO2 – this means that this Porsche is exempt from the London Congestion Charge.
Electric Executive Cars
The Tesla Model S is all-electric and has an official driving range of between 248 and 381 miles depending on the model. It also has a 0-62mph acceleration time that competes with supercars yet it’s even available with 7 seats.