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Ecoscore Information

Thank you for visiting our website and thus showing interest in the environmental impact of your car.

This site will help you to find and compare the ecoscores of new and old vehicles. The ecoscore allows us to evaluate the environmental performance of a vehicle by taking into account the most important environmental impact factors caused by the vehicle: global warming (mainly through CO2), air pollution (e.g., particulates and nitrogen oxides, impacting both human health and ecosystems) and noise nuisance. An ecoscore between 0 and 100 will be attributed to every vehicle. The closer to 100, the more environmentally friendly the vehicle is. Almost all car categories contain vehicles with an ecoscore of 65 and more. In general, the ecoscore is increased significantly by lowering fuel consumption, installing a particulate filter on diesel cars or retrofitting petrol vehicles with an LPG system.

This website allows you to search the data in several ways. You can search for instance for all cars with an ecoscore of 68, or with an ecoscore between 65 and 75, or with a CO2-emission between 100 and 130 g/km, etc....


last database update: 06/11/2014 - next database update planned for: 16/01/2015
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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