The green vehicles of the year for 2019 "deliver everything drivers should expect from leading vehicles in their class, while also achieving important environmental goals such as higher efficiency and lower carbon emissions," says Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and GreenCarJournal.com, sponsors of the awards.
The winners and runners-up are:
Green Car of the Year: 2019 Honda Insight
Green Car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Lexus ES 300h
Green car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Nissan Altima
Green Car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Green Car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Green SUV of the Year: 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Green SUV of the Year runner-up: 2019 Cadillac XT4
Green SUV of the Year runner-up: 2019 Hyundai Kona
Green SUV of the Year runner-up: 2019 Lexus UX
Green SUV of the Year runner-up: 2019 Volvo XC40
Green Luxury Car of the Year: 2019 Jaguar I-Pace
Luxury Green Car of the Year runner-up: Audi e-tron
Luxury Green Car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
Luxury Green Car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Range Rover P400e
Luxury Green Car of the Year runner-up: 2019 Tesla Model 3
2019 Chicago Auto Show: If You Go
When: Feb. 9-18
- 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Feb. 9-17
- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 18
Where: McCormick Place North and South, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago
- McCormick Place lots A & C $23
- McCormick Place lot B $15.
- $10 after 6 p.m. in all McCormick Place lots
- Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents Day (Feb. 18), the Chicago Auto Show will offer free shuttle bus service to and from the Millennium Park and Millennium Lakeside Garages. On these days only parking rates at Millennium Park are $18 per 12 hours with validation, provided as you exit the shuttle.
- The South Shore Line provides train service to McCormick Place on weekends. In addition, it will stop select weekday trains at the McCormick Place station. Check its website for details mysouthshoreline.com.
- $13 adults
- $7 seniors 62 and older
- $7 children 7-12
- Free children 6 and younger accompanied by a paying family member
- Women's Day
- Feb. 12. Women admitted for $7 with manufacturers offering special programs on the purchase, lease and maintenance of cars
- Chicago Auto Show Food Drive
- Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 13-15. Patrons who bring three cans of food will receive a coupon for a $7 adult admission. All food will be donated to A Safe Haven Foundation.
- Hispanic Heritage Day
- Feb. 15
- Craft Beer Day
- Feb. 15
- Feb. 18
More info: chicagoautoshow.com