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Go Green And Save 'Green' On Car Insurance

Honda Fit is the most affordable green car to insure and the Ford Focus Electric is the highest scoring green car on the list, according to Mercury

LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric vehicles. Hydrogen vehicles. Hybrid vehicles. Plug-in hybrid vehicles. Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEV) and ultra-low emissions vehicles (ULEV). Mercury Insurance recently analyzed The Green Car Journal's list of 2016 vehicles leaving the smallest environmental tread-mark on the world that consumers can purchase today.

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Mercury Insurance, the least expensive insurance option for electric car owners in California, as named by Nerdwallet, put together a list of the 10 most affordable 'green' cars to insure for environmentally conscious consumers.

Mercury's research and development team examined the top 200 make/model combinations for 2016 to compile a list of the most affordable vehicles to insure. The list was created based on the Mercury price for full coverage – liability, comprehensive and collision – in California.

 Here is the complete top-10 list for 2016 green vehicles, beginning with the cheapest to insure.

  1. Honda Fit
  2. Ford Fiesta SFE
  3. Honda CR-V
  4. MINI Cooper Countryman
  5. Ford Edge
  6. Mazda3 (5-door)
  7. Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE Plus
  8. Hyundai Elantra
  9. Ford Focus Electric FWD
  10. Toyota RAV4 LE/XLE

"Going green shouldn't cost you a lot of money, and Mercury wants to let consumers know that low emission vehicles can be affordable to insure," said Jim Reeves, group manager, R&D for Mercury Insurance.

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Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile, homeowners and commercial insurance through a network of independent agents in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia. Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices. For more information visit or Facebook and follow the company on Twitter.

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