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Vehicles Qualifying for Clean Special Fuel Plates

Qualification Criteria

In order for your vehicle to qualify, it must be exclusively powered by clean special fuel. Flexible fuel vehicle engines that do not utilize only a clean special fuel DO NOT qualify for the plates.

The following types of fuels may qualify a vehicle for clean special fuel plates:

  • Compressed Natural Gas
  • Electricity
  • Ethane
  • Hybrid Gasoline/Electric
  • Hydrogen
  • Hythane
  • Liquefied Natural Gas
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Methane
  • Solar
  • Combination of two types of clean special fuels

Qualifying Vehicles by Year

NOTE: This information will be updated as additional vehicles qualify.

2015

  • Acura ILX 1.5L, Acura RLX 3.5L
  • Cadillac ELR 1.4L
  • Chevrolet Volt 1.4L
  • Ford C-Max 2.0L, Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in 2.0L, Ford Fusion 2.0L, Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in 2.0L
  • Honda Accord 2.0L, Honda Civic 1.5L (auto-CVS trans.), Honda Civic 1.5L (Man.), Honda CR-Z 1.5L
  • Hyundai Sonata 2.4L
  • Kia Optima 2.4L
  • Lexus CT200h 1.8L, Lexus ES300h 2.5L, Lexus GS450h 3.5L, Lexus RX450h 3.5L
  • Lincoln MKZ 2.0L
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Porsche Panamera S 3.0L
  • Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0L
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Avalon 2.5L, Toyota Camry 2.5L, Toyota Highlander 3.5L, Toyota Prius c 1.5L, Toyota Prius v 1.8L, Toyota Prius 1.8L, Toyota Prius 1.8L plug-in
  • Volkswagen Jetta 1.4L

2014

  • Acura ILX 1.5L, Acura RLX 3.5L
  • BMW I3 REX 6.0L
  • Buick Lacross 2.4L, Buick Regal 2.4L
  • Cadillac ELR 1.4L
  • Chevrolet Volt 1.4L, Chevrolet Impala 2.4L, Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L
  • Ford C-Max 2.0L, Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in 2.0L, Ford Focus Electric, Ford Fusion 2.0L, Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in 2.0L
  • Honda Accord 2.0L, Honda Accord Plug-in 2.0L, Honda Civic 1.5L, Honda Civic 1.5L (Man.), Honda CR-Z 1.5L, Honda Insight 1.3L
  • Hyundai Sonata 2.4L
  • Kia Optima 2.4L
  • Lexus CT200h 1.8L, Lexus ES300h 2.5L, Lexus GS450h 3.5L, Lexus HS250h 2.4L, Lexus RX450h 3.5L, Lexus LS 600hL 5L
  • Lincoln MKZ 2.0L
  • Mercedes Benz E400 3.5
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Porsche Panamera S. 3.0L
  • Subaru XV Crosstrek 2.0L
  • Tesla S, Tesla X, Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Avalon 2.5L, Toyota Camry 2.5L, Toyota Highlander 3.5L, Toyota Prius c 1.5L, Toyota Prius v 1.8L, Toyota Prius 1.8L,Toyota Prius1.8L Plug-in, Toyota RAV 4 EV
  • Volkswagen Jetta 1.4L

2013

  • Acura ILX 1.5L
  • Buick Lacross 2.4L, Buick Regal 2.4L
  • Chevrolet Volt 1.4L, Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L
  • Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in 2.0L, Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in 2.0L
  • Honda Civic 1.5L (auto-CVS trans.), Honda Civic 1.5L (Man.), Honda CR-Z 1.5L, Honda Insight 1.3L
  • Hyundai Sonata 2.4L
  • Kia Optima 2.4L
  • Lexus CT 200h 1.8L, Lexus ES300h 2.5L, Lexus GS450h 3.5L, Lexus RX450h 3.5L, Lexus LS 600hL 5L
  • Mercedes-Benz S400 3.5, Mercedes Benz E400 3.5
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Tesla S, Tesla X, Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Avalon 2.5L, Toyota Camry 2.5L, Toyota Highlander 3.5L, Toyota Prius c 1.5L, Toyota Prius 1.8L, Toyota Prius v 1.8L
  • Volkswagen Jetta 1.4L

2012

  • Buick Lacross 2.4, Buick Regal 2.4
  • Chevrolet Volt 1.4L
  • Fisker Karma 2.0L
  • Ford Escape 2.5L, Ford Fusion 2.5L
  • Honda Civic 1.5L (auto-CVS trans.), Honda Civic 1.5L (manual), Honda CR-Z 1.5L, Honda Insight 1.3L
  • Hyundai Sonata 2.4L
  • Kia Optima 2.4L
  • Lexus CT200h 1.8 L, Lexus HS250h 2.4L, Lexus RX 450h 3.5L, Lexus LS 600hL 5L
  • Lincoln MKZ 2.5L
  • Mercedes-Benz S400 3.5
  • Mercury MKZ 2.5L
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Camry 2.5L, Toyota Highlander 3.5L, Toyota Prius c 1.5L, Toyota Prius 1.8L, Toyota Prius 1.8L plug-in

2011

  • Chevrolet Volt 1.4L
  • Ford Escape 2.5L, Ford Fusion 2.5L
  • Honda Civic 1.3L, (auto-CVS trans.), Honda CR-Z 1.5L, Honda Insight 1.3L
  • Hyundai Sonata 2.4L
  • Kia Optima 2.4L
  • Lexus CT200h 1.8L,Lexus HS250h 2.4L, Lexus GS450h 3.5L, Lexus RX450h 3.5L, Lexus LS 600hL 5L
  • Lincoln MKZ
  • Mazda Tribute 2.5L
  • Mercedes-Benz ML450 3.5, Mercedes-Benz S400 3.5
  • Mercury Mariner 2.5L, Mercury Milan 2.5L
  • Nissan Altima 2.5
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Camry 2.4L, Toyota Highlander 3.5L, Toyota Prius 1.8L

2010

  • Ford Escape 2.5L, Ford Fusion 2.5L
  • Honda Civic 1.3L, Honda Insight 1.3L
  • Lexus GS450h 3.5L, Lexus HS250h 2.4L, Lexus RX450h 3.5L
  • Mazda Tribute 2.5L
  • Mercedes-Benz ML450, Mercedes-Benz S400
  • Mercury Mariner 2.5L, Mercury Milan 2.5L
  • Nissan Altima 2.5
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Camry 2.4L, Toyota Highlander 3.3L, Toyota Prius 1.8L

2009

  • Ford Escape
  • Honda Civic
  • Lexus GS450h, Lexus LS600h
  • Mazda Tribute
  • Mercury Mariner
  • Nissan Altima
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Camry, Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.4 L., Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prius

2008

  • Ford Escape
  • Honda Civic
  • Lexus GS450h, Lexus RX400h, Lexus LS600hL
  • Mazda Tribute
  • Mercury Mariner
  • Nissan Altima 2.5
  • Tesla Roadster
  • Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prius

2007

  • Ford Escape
  • Honda Accord, Honda Civic
  • Lexus GS450h, Lexus RX400h
  • Mercury Mariner
  • Nissan Altima 2.5
  • Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prius

2006

  • Ford Escape
  • Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda Insight
  • Lexus RX400
  • Mazda Tribute
  • Mercury Mariner
  • Toyota Highlander, Toyota Prius

2005

  • Ford Escape
  • Honda Civic, Honda Insight
  • Toyota Prius

2004

  • Honda Civic, Honda Insight
  • Toyota Prius

2003 and Earlier

  • Honda Civic, Honda Insight
  • Toyota Prius