« Toyota Camry Named 2012 International Sedan of the Year | Main | Safety Tips for Traveling with Your Pets »

04/17/2012

2012 Most Earth-Friendly SUV Buyer's Guide

Share |

2012 Green SUV Buyer's Guide by Martha Hindes

2012 Green SUV Buyer's Guide - Lighter Footprints on Land
by Martha Hindes

Let's face it. Driving isn't a color blind activity any longer. Besides the reds, blues, silvers and blacks that adorn the exterior of that new set of wheels we're coveting, green is emerging as an earth-friendly hue worthy of equal consideration. “Green” cars generally spew out fewer toxic emissions. They get more miles from the power source that propels them. And their more "bang for the buck" capability often comes from a downsized footprint.

But wait. What if you have a family of six, or you regularly haul a boatload of gear, or you need to travel on roads less friendly to tiny, subcompact autos? Or maybe you simply like riding higher than the crowd for its good visibility, feeling of security and sense of freedom? The technological geniuses who bring us those super small, environmentally friendly road runners haven't been sitting on the sidelines. While it may sound like an oxymoron, there are such things as green sport utility vehicles or their crossover utility siblings already around, with more on the near horizon. (So much for the standing "gas guzzling behemoth" jokes that are a favorite of some ecologically sensitive folks.) - Discover our Top 10 Picks for high mileage earth-friendly SUVs for 2012 - Note: If you are using Google Chrome and the fonts appear too small on our web page - go to settings at the top right (picture of wrench), left click to see drop down menu, then hit zoom to enlarge fonts.) 

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e550ae4e8388340168ea3f65dd970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference 2012 Most Earth-Friendly SUV Buyer's Guide:

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.