A Lamborghini Centaro in Transformers: The Last Knight comes out as the highest emissions vehicle at a gas-guzzling 281g per km.
Tom Cruise will be seen whizzing around in a BMW M5 Saloon in the forthcoming Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Were he to swap this with a BMW 7 Series 740e he could cut his emissions by a huge 79%.
Jeeps are notorious for their high fuel consumption. The Cherokee in 2017’s Logan pumps out 223g of emissions. Switching to a Mitsubishi Outlander would reduce emissions by up to five times.
Cars have traditionally played a key role in some of the Silver Screen’s most suspenseful moments, from the Mini Cooper chase scene in The Italian Job, to the action-packed races of Mad Max: Fury Road. With many countries set to ban production of petrol and diesel cars in the coming years, it’s inevitable that we’ll see an increasing number of electric vehicles represented on the big screen.
With blockbuster season upon us, the UK’s largest digital automotive marketplace, Auto Trader, have compiled a ranking of cars that have featured in some of the biggest cinematic releases of the past three years and the green equivalent models the characters could drive instead.
Erin Baker, Auto Trader’s Editorial Director says: “Electric cars are the future. With an increase in the range of makes and models available, as well as pioneering brands such as Dyson getting in on the action, we’re excited to see what will be popping up on our screens.”
Auto Trader’s new electric and hybrid hub features reviews, news and advice from Auto Trader’s experts on choosing the best make and model to meet all needs.
About Auto Trader
Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. Auto Trader sits at the heart of the UK’s vehicle buying process and its primary activity is to help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles, faster. Auto Trader listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2015 and is now a member of the FTSE 250 Index.
The marketplace brings together the largest and most engaged consumer audience. Auto Trader has over 88% prompted brand awareness and attracts an average of 55 million monthly cross-platform visits a month, with circa 70% of visits coming through mobile devices.
The marketplace also has the largest pool of vehicle sellers (listing more than 470,000 cars each day). Over 80% of UK automotive retailers advertise on autotrader.co.uk.
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Emissions information taken from Autotrader.co.uk and Nextgreencars.com
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