American's favorite green cars with Mike Caudil

Normally we see this guy at the auto show, but today Mike Caudil joins FOX 2 in studio to show us some of America's favorite green cars.

Mini Countryman S E (PHEV)

  •     Biggest Mini, but electric
  •     Sporty w/14 miles of EV Range
  •     Gas motor powers front wheels
  •     Electric motor powers rear wheels
  •     Heads-Up Display
  •     Approx. 270 Miles
  •     $4,000 Tax Credit
  •     $36,800

2018 Toyota Prius Prime:  

  •     Voted 2017 U.S. best-selling plug-in hybrid for standard midsize sedans. 
  •     Gas and electric
  •     Range of 640 EPA-estimated miles 
  •     54 combined miles per gallon. 
  •     Quad-LED projector headlights 
  •     Backup camera and available Intelligent Parking Assist
  •     JBL Premium Audio system 
  •     Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P), which includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Full-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control with full stop technology, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and Automatic High Beams. 
  •     Prius Prime Premium starts at $28,800 and the Prius Prime Advanced which we drove, starts at $33,100.

2018 Ford EcoSport

  •     EcoSport's five-passenger 
  •     SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Alexa+Ford app compatibility 
  •     Drivers can start, unlock and locate their vehicle from anywhere using available SYNC Connect with FordPass™. 
  •     Award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost® three-cylinder with Auto Start-Stop is standard with six-speed automatic transmission; available 2.0-liter Ti-VCT four-cylinder with Auto Start-Stop is packaged with all-wheel drive. 
  •     EcoSport pricing starts at $19,995

BMW i3s

  •     181 hp / 199 ft-lbs. 0-60 mph in 6.8ec.
  •     Range up to 114 miles BEV and 180 miles with Range Extender.
  •     The performance i3. More power from electric motor. Wider wheels with performance tires and tuned suspension. Wider fender flares.
  •     Carbon fiber passenger cell for light weight and strength.
  •     Conscientious and sustainable. Interior use recycled plastic bottle and renewable Kenaf plant fibers.
  •     i3 factory runs on 100% renewable energy. Uses 70% less energy and 50% less water than other car plants.
  •     MSRP $47,650

BMW 740e (Plug-In Electric Hybrid)

  •     First-ever 4 cylinder 7-Series
  •     Lithium Ion Battery
  •     255 HP, but electric adds 111 making it 322
  •     Hand Gesture Control
  •     28 miles on pure electric
  •     Price: $90,700