Honda Civic GX-Greenest Vehicle of 2008

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Honda Civic GX

The natural gas-powered Civic GX , stood first in the list of American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ’Greenest Vehicles of 2008’. The Civic GX wins this award for the fifth consecutive year making it the most eco-friendly car available to the public. Three other Honda vehicles that featured in the list were the gasoline powered Civic , Fit and Civic Hybrid , which made up one-third of the cars.

Introduced in 1998, the Civic GX, is the cleanest internal combustion vehicle certified by the EPA, and is 90% cleaner than the average gasoline-powered car on the road today. Equipped standard with a 5-speed automatic transmission, its 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder engine delivers 113 horsepower and 109 ft-lbs of torque while meeting federal Tier 2-Bin 2 and ILEV zero evaporative emission certification standards and carries the "Cleanest on Earth" title.

"Honda continues to set the standard for socially and environmentally-responsible automotive products and our commitment to alternative fuels will further expand with the zero emissions FCX Clarity fuel cell vehicle coming to market this summer," stated John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda.

The entire list of eco-friendly winners for 2008:

HONDA CIVIC GX

TOYOTA PRIUS

HONDA CIVIC HYBRID

SMART FORTWO CONVERTIBLE / COUPE

TOYOTA YARIS

NISSAN ALTIMA HYBRID

TOYOTA COROLLA 1.8L

MINI COOPER / CLUBMAN

FORD FOCUS

TOYOTA CAMRY HYBRID

HONDA CIVIC

HONDA FIT

Source: Green cars

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