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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

First place

Jaguar XF

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.

 

Second place

BMW 5 Series 520d ED 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.

Mercedes Benz E300 Hybrid Mercedes-Benz E300 Hybrid  68.9 mpg

The Mercedes-Benz E300 Hybrid has an official combined economy figure of 65.7mpg, which is highly impressive for such a large and refined executive car.

Petrol and Hybrid Executive Cars

First place

Lexus GS hybrid petrol electric Lexus GS 300h  60.1 mpg

The Lexus GS 300h uses its petrol-electric hybrid system to deliver an impressive 60.1mpg, as well as offering a very refined driving experience.

Second place

BMW 5 Series 520i SE  BMW 5 Series 520i SE  47.1 mpg

The 5 Series has always been the most engaging executive saloon to drive and the latest version maintains top spot. The 520i automatic blends good performance with strong fuel economy and poise making it the ideal choice for enthusiastic drivers.

Third place

Lexus GS hybrid petrol electric Lexus GS 450h  46.3 mpg

The Lexus GS 450h uses its petrol-electric hybrid system to combine performance and low emissions.

 

Also consider

First place

 

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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

First place

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid 91.1 mpg

The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid has an official fuel economy figure of 91.1mpg and emissions of 71g/km CO2 – this means that this Porsche is exempt from the London Congestion Charge.

 

Electric Executive Cars

First place

tesla model s Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S is all-electric and has a driving range of between 240 and 300 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.