Kelley Blue Book's top 10 green vehicles don't come cheap

Green cars are in but they aren't cheap
Green cars are in but they aren't cheap

Kelley Blue Book, the people who specialize in publishing car prices, just ranked what their editors view as the top-10 green vehicles "worthy of buyer consideration," as Kelley puts it.

The list doesn't rank vehicles based on fuel efficiency. The decision was more touchy-feely than that. While these vehicles are required to have fuel economy and low C02 emissions as compared to other vehicles in their class, the real test is apparently their creature comforts and handling.

The list supplied by Kelley doesn't provide the cost of the cars, so I looked that up on the site and was amazed at the premium a driver pays for being green.