Eco-friendly car technology is all the rage these days. Cars regularly get 30, 40, or 50+ mpg now utilizing several new advancements such as hybrid or electric technology. While some of these technologies still have their limitations, it’s still nice to know that you won’t have to take out a loan to go on an out-of-state road trip this summer.
No matter which technology your automobile uses, you are still producing pollution every time you drive. So when you’re deciding if you should take that great deal on a 2014 Ford Fusion or spend the extra bucks for the hybrid model, you may want to consider the difference in ecological impact between the two options. This infographic compares the ecological footprint caused by hybrid vehicles and your standard internal combustion autos.