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How environmentally friendly is your car truly?
More information about Ecoscore

Since March 2015, we take into account a higher real NOx emission for Euro 6 diesel cars as well. A few years ago, a similar correction for Euro 0 up to (and including) Euro 5 diesels was already made. As of today, there is sufficient scientific evidence to assume that Euro 6 diesel cars perform worse under real traffic conditions than the Euro 6 standard prescribes. On average, however, they perform slightly better than Euro 0 up to Euro 5 diesel engines. Therefore, we assume from now on for each Euro 6 diesel a(n approximate) NOx emission of 0.50 g/km (versus 0.63 g/km for the previous Euro standards). More information about this adaptation can be found on this info page .
last database update: 18/11/2015 - next database update planned for: 15/01/2016
We distinguish between 3 groups of technologies:
1) vehicles with a conventional combustion engine (‘combustion engine’),
2) pure electric vehicles (‘battery electric’) and
3) vehicles with both an internal combustion and an electric engine, these are both conventional and plug-in hybrids (‘hybrid’).
New model = new vehicles still available (based on recent registrations),
second hand = no longer available as new vehicle
prototype = model announced but not yet available
Because nowadays all LPG cars are in fact retrofitted (whether or not by manufacturer himself) gasoline cars, our database of LPG vehicles is a copy of the petrol cars database. Obviously, this does take into account an adjusted consumption, CO2 emissions and WTT emissions.
By selecting the size of the car you can choose between 3 categories: small, medium and large.
This classification is based on the ground surface of the car: <7m², 7-9.5m² and >9.5m².
We distinguish between different fuels:
1) vehicles running on alcohol blends ('Bio-ethanol (E85)')
2) vehicles running on conventional diesel ('Diesel')
3) diesel hybrids without external electricity recharging ('Diesel hybrid CS')
4) diesel hybrids with external electricity recharging ('Diesel hybrid PHEV')
5) pure electric vehicles ('Electricity')
6) vehicles running on hydrogen using a fuel cell ('Hydrogen FC')
7) vehicles running on CNG ('Natural gas')
8) vehicles running on conventional petrol ('Petrol')
9) petrol hybrids without external electricity recharging ('Petrol hybrid CS')
10) petrol hybrids with external electricity recharging ('Petrol hybrid PHEV')
The score below is in grey when the Ecoscore could not be calculated exactly, because some data were missing. The score displayed is then a lower bound of the actual score. Non-grey Ecoscores were calculated exactly.
Sedan Hatchback
Stationwagon Coupé
Cabriolet MPV

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