THE all-electric Fiat 500 has been revealed as the most environmentally friendly car on the market.
The Italian brand's first fully electric car has been awarded the top five-star rating by Green NCAP and becomes the first and only electric vehicle to achieve top marks in all three test areas - clean air index, energy efficiency index and greenhouse gases index.
It's also the first car to score a maximum score of 10/10 in the organistaion's energy efficiency index.
Launched in 2019, theGreen NCAP assessmentis designed to demonstrate how environmentally friendly new cars are, using the results of both laboratory and real-world driving tests.
All three test indexes are rated equally, signifying equal importance to health, which is affected by pollutant emissions, consumer spending, influenced by a vehicle's energy efficiency and the earth's future, which is affected by greenhouse gases.
In the UK the car is priced from £19,995 after the Government grant for plug-in vehicles.