Green Cars for 2011

Check out this slideshow of new hybrids and fuel-efficient vehicles that save money and emissions, including the no-gasoline-required Nissan Leaf

Lexus Hybrid CT 200h

Treehuggers who aren’t above a little pampering can check out the world’s first compact luxury hybrid. Under the sleek hood is a hybrid system that combines an electric motor with a gasoline engine and a compact hybrid battery to produce 134 net horsepower. Includes high-efficiency LED front lights. Ranked second in fuel efficiency among compact cars, 3rd overall. 

Coolest feature: Produces nearly 70 per cent fewer emissions than a comparable fuel-powered engine.

Annual fuel cost: $966
Mileage (litres/100 km): 4.5 city/4.8 highway