ASG’s annual study found the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime to hold the smallest carbon footprint of any model year 2018 car in the North American market, earning the distinguished BEST ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE award. In ASG’s data-driven automotive life-cycle assessment, the Prius Prime not only won its class, but also outperformed all 1,664 (with trim variants) vehicles assessed.
In ASG’s all-around performance assessment – the combined environmental, social and economic performance analysis - the Prius Prime furthered its winnings to earn the highest distinction as ASG’s BEST ALL-AROUND PERFORMANCE CAR OF 2018. The PHEV outperformed all conventional and alternatively powered vehicles to take the top honor.
The Nissan LEAF was named a BEST 5 ALL-AROUND PERFORMANCE award winner in the large car segment comprised of 485 vehicles. Best 5 winners are distinguished among an elite group of five vehicles in their respective segments (small cars and large cars) to achieve the highest combined social, environmental and economic performance ratings, and are among ASG's top selections for 2018. View full product details
In ASG'S vehicle class awards, the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt was named a best all-around performer among all cars in the mid and large car segments, earning the BEST 5 ALL-AROUND PERFORMANCE honor. The BEST 5 ALL-AROUND PERFORMANCE honor distinguishes the 5 vehicles in each vehicle segment that achieve the highest combined environmental, social and economic performance ratings in ASG annual Automotive Performance Index (API) Study. View full product details