It's a wide open field this year for the 2016 Green Car of the Year Award. Previous years have seen the award go to Volkswagen diesel powered vehicles, the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI and the 2010 Audi A3 TDI. These titles have recently been stripped from the automaker however.
So which vehicles are being considered for this year's award? Here is the list of the nominees:
Audi A3 e-tron
The winner of the grand prize will be announced at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show in November.
Not exactly sure what the criteria is though. I'm think it is simply a jury vote. I'm surprised that there is no Tesla Model X on the list. And the Toyota Mirai would also have been an interesting model to include.
In reality any of those cars could win but if the Civic puts up great city / combined / highway mpg I believe it could stand a great chance. Honda in itself has some of the most green manufacturing processes as well.