Best Deals On Eco-Friendly Cars
April 22 is Earth Day, and in the minds of the more eco-friendly men and women around the world, that makes the entire month of April Earth Month.
If your green-leaning extends to what you choose to drive, you may be keenly interested in this list of fuel-saving vehicles that can save some green in your wallet, too.
Whether you're interested in a sedan or hatchback, electric vehicle or hybrid, this list has something for you. The data comes from TrueCar.com, which has helpfully calculated savings in several formats, including percentage off sticker price.
Without further ado, click above to find out which alternative-powertrain cars offer the best deals for the month of April, 2015.
2015 Ford C-Max Energi
Market Average: $29,178
Discount in dollars: $3,417
Discount in percentage: 10.5%
The C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid uses Ford's powersplit technology to significantly improve fuel economy over similarly sized vehicles using conventional powertrains.
2015 Toyota Prius
Market Average: $22,357
Discount in dollars: $2,668
Discount in percentage: 10.7%
The Toyota Prius is, by far, the best-selling hybrid in the world, and for good reason. It's priced well, gets great mileage and carries lots of brand cachet.
2015 Kia Optima Hybrid
Market Average: $23,015
Discount in dollars: $3,800
Discount in percentage: 14.2%
Unlike the Toyota Prius, the Kia Optima Hybrid doesn't scream its fuel-saving intentions to the world, instead looking to casual observers as a standard midsize sedan. For some buyers, that's a very desirable trait.
Ford Focus Electric
Market Average: $25,541
Discount in dollars: $4,454
Discount in percentage: 14.8%
The Ford Focus Electric is the only all-electric vehicle on our list. It includes all the qualities that make the Focus a great choice but with the added benefit of an all-electric drivetrain. New for 2015 the Focus Electric has an updated exterior and interior.
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Market Average: $22,337
Discount in dollars: $4,488
Discount in percentage: 16.7%
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a four-door, five-passenger sedan that promises to be environmentally responsible. It's also the best deal on this list, according to TrueCar.com, with a massive 16.7-percent discount off its regular sticker price.