2010 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res gallery

The editors over at Kelley Blue Book recently sat down to compile one of those staples of the publishing world: a top ten list. In this case, the list was made up of their choices for the top ten green cars for 2009. This year's edition of the list included five vehicles that were new to the market for 2009/ Six spots went to hybrid vehicles, with the remaining slots being split between diesel and gas vehicles. Among the new vehicles on the 2009 list are the Honda Insight, Ford Fusion Hybrid and diesels from Volkswagen and BMW.

While not all of the vehicles on the list even attempt to approach the mileage numbers of the 2010 Insight or the new 2010 Prius, they all excel in their particular segments. The list demonstrates that even those in need of a larger SUV or full size pickup truck can find something that uses a lot less fuel than past editions, hence the inclusion of the Toyota Highlander hybrid and Chevy Silverado two-mode hybrid. We've been fortunate to have driven all the vehicles on the list at various times and you can find the links to the reports and galleries after the jump.

ABG First Drive: 2010 Honda Insight, 63.4 mpg!

[Source: Kelley Blue Book]

First Drive: 2010 Toyota Prius puts up BIG numbers


AutoblogGreen First Drive: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sedan
In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI


First Drive: 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Review: 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid


First Drive: 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid and GMC Sierra Hybrid


In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2009 Honda Fit Sport 5AT


In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2008 MINI Cooper D [w/VIDEO]


In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid Limited FWD


ABG First Drive: 2009 BMW 335d


In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2008 Toyota Highlander hybrid

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