One thing that you don’t learn from an online traffic school is the amount of carbon emissions your car produces. In today’s driving climate, you need to be aware of your carbon footprint. Especially when it comes to buying a new car.
The best way to reduce your carbon footprint is by purchasing a car that’s green friendly. However, it might be hard to distinguish the good from the bad. To help you out with which cars to avoid, and to avoid CA DMV appointments, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 most polluting cars.
Dodge Ram SRT10
The Dodge Ram SRT10 is a gas guzzling machine. This sporty pickup truck has a massive body that is capable of hauling anything larger than a refrigerator. One of the accolades this car owns is breaking the world record for fastest production truck, because of its ability to pick up speed and get a job done.
However, the Dodge Ram SRT10 isn’t all haul. There are some major carbon emission issues with it. The Dodge Ram SRT10 holds about 8-liters of gasoline. The amount of carbon emission that comes from this vehicle requires 322 oak trees to absorb it. This was legitimate study conducted by the telegraph.co.uk.
The Lamborghini Murcielago is a sports car. It’s built by the Italian automotive company Lamborghini and is highly renowned for its sleek design, superior speed, and ability to have mid 20-year-old dudes fantasize over it. The Lamborghini Murcielago is a powerhouse of speed.
It’s also a powerhouse of carbon monoxide. Even with an engineered 35% carbon monoxide reduction will leave the Murcielago at the bottom of its class. The reason why this car produces so much carbon monoxide is because of its V12 engine. Sure, it can go fast, but at the cost of our ozone layer.
Regarded as an “economic disaster,” by The Independent, the Bentley Arnage will create carnage on the environment. The amount of pollution that is accrued from this vehicle outweigh its powerful presence and visual appeal.
The Bentley Arnage will hold 6.75 liters of a gasoline with its12-cylinder engine. However, the vehicle model will turn heads with its sophisticated design. It will also turn heads, because people will be looking away due to the sheer amount of carbon emissions.
Dodge is really striking out with their vehicle models. They’re not really known to produce the greenestvehicle but having another car on a list of 5 isn’t the best record. They’re known for their tough and gruff vehicles. This comes at the cost of requires heavy amounts of fuel to get them their burly reputation.
The Dodge Durango is no exception. Rated by Forbes as “One of the dirties cars in America,” the Durango will completely halt any attempt at going green. It will also guzzle your gas. On the highway the Durango will get close to 14 miles to the gallon.
Dodge Ram 1500
Another Dodge model is left on the list of most polluting vehicles. The Dodge Ram 1500 is will eat away at gas and leave a horrible carbon footprint in its wake. The Ram is quickly ramming its head as a leader in cars that pollute.
In fact, this vehicle will get close to 18.1 miles to the gallon while on the highway. However, that’s the price you pay for driving a pickup truck that will be able to haul anything you want in its giant truck bed.