Ocasio-Cortez leaves parade in 17 mpg minivan — blocks from the subway

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made her getaway from a St. Patrick’s Day parade in a for-hire minivan on Sunday — despite being just blocks from a Queens subway station.

The leading advocate for the proposed “Green New Deal” hopped into a white Chrysler Town and County with livery plates around 1:20 p.m. after marching just part of the way in the 20th annual “St. Pat’s for All” parade through Sunnyside and Woodside.

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The 2016 model of the vehicle gets an average of just 17 mpg in the city on regular gas, according to the US Department of Energy.

Hours earlier, Ocasio-Cortez (D-The Bronx, Queens) defensively tweeted against The Post for exposing her penchant for traveling in gas-guzzling private vehicles instead of using mass transit.

“Living in the world as it is isn’t an argument against working towards a better future,” she claimed.

Ocasio-Cortez and two aides were picked up at 48th Street and Skillman Avenue, less than four blocks from the 7 train’s 46th Street-Bliss Street station.

Her spokesman declined to say where she was going, or why she opted against the subway.

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During her winning bid for Congress, Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign spent nearly $30,000 on more than 1,050 rides in Ubers, taxis and other for-hire vehicles, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.

By contrast, her campaign spent about $12,000 on 53 MetroCards and 18 trips on Amtrak.