Toyota wins six of ten Green Vehicle Awards in California!

By now, everyone knows that Toyota strives to be as green as they possibly can. If you visit our family of dealerships, you’ll find a huge amount of new Toyota hybrids in Orlando up for grabs; not only that, Toyota has plans to introduce 20+ new hybrid options in the next couple of years. They’re definitely dedicated to the go-green cause, and it shows in their remarkable lineup of cars. However, it’s been vouched for yet again by an outside group! The Automobile Club of South California published their 2013 Green Car Guide today, and Toyota, Lexus, and Scion took SIX of the top ten spots!

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New Toyota hybrids in Orlando sweep Green Vehicle Awards

This special guide, which is published on a yearly basis, contains info on pretty much everything eco-friendly you could ever want to know when it comes to the automotive industry. The club includes information on cars like new Toyota hybrids, batteries, natural gas powered vehicles, electric vehicles, and fuel economy leaders in the industry. Why? Their ultimate goal is to help drivers who want to go green make the purchase that’s best suited to them! If you’re looking for information on eco-friendly rides, this is a great source!

So, which new Toyota hybrids and new Scion in Orlando made the cut? Here’s the breakdown:

  • The 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV took first place with ease, getting the highest overall score EVER in the history of the guide!
  • The 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid took third place
  • The 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid took fourth place
  • Both the 2013 Scion iQ and Scion xD got top five honors in the best value rankings, which are determined by fuel economy!

With the Lexus GS450 Hybrid holding strong as the sixth member of the family on the list!

What makes these new Toyota and new Scion in Orlando such go-green options?

The Automobile Club of Southern California ranks cars like these new Scion and new Toyota hybrids in Orlando based on factors like:

  • Emissions
  • Interior noise
  • Cargo capacity and storage space
  • EPA fuel economy

The cars are ranked on a scale from one t0 ten, and the scores are then totaled so the club can figure out which ones are the overall green vehicle leaders. After that, the overall scores are divided by the starting MSRP to see which ones offer the best value! It’s no surprise to us at our family of dealerships that our new Toyota hybrids and new Scion options took over the list – they’re both fuel efficient and eco-friendly and definitely deserve the honors.

New Toyota Hybrids for sale

Still not sure if a new Toyota hybrid in Orlando is the way to go? Let us give you a little more information. These cars are exceptionally fuel efficient thanks to the hybrid technology under the hood. They use a parallel hybrid system, which means they’re powered both by a gasoline engine AND an electric motor, which work together and independently to cut down on emissions and use significantly less fuel. Additionally, they feature aerodynamic shapes and other technology – like special drive modes – to help you save big at the pump!

Come see for yourself just how incredible these hybrid options are – and meet the Scion family while you’re at it! Toyota of Orlando is located at 3575 Vineland Road, and the new Toyota of Clermont is located at 16851 State Road 50. Let our family of dealerships help you go green today!