Achates showcases 2.7L, 3-cylinder opposed piston gasoline compression ignition engine in F-150; estimated 37 mpg combined

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Achates Power and new development parter Aramco Services ( earlier post ) showcased a Ford F-150 fitted with a 3-cylinder, 2.7-liter Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI) engine. Fabien Redon, Vice President, Technology Development at Achates, said they estimate that the OPGCI pickup will achieve 37 mpg (6.35

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At 25 mpg, the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid is the efficiency leader of big gasoline trucks

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Ford says that 4x2 versions of the F-150 hybrid come in at 25 mpg city, 26 highway, and 25 combined—with a range of 750 miles on a tank of gasoline.

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Volkswagen introduces new 1L, 3-cylinder gasoline Golf; 54.7 mpg

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mpg US) (99 g/km CO 2 )—more efficient than any previous Golf with a gasoline engine. The new TSI engine also offers the highest specific torque of any large-scale production series gasoline engines: 200 N·m per liter displacement. l/100 km (52 mpg). l/100 km (51 mpg). EA211 refers to a family of advanced gasoline engines and incorporates both three-cylinder and four-cylinder engines. The turbocharged gasoline engine with its 10.5:1

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid goes 26 miles on a charge, gets 23 mpg on gasoline

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Official EPA electric range and efficiency ratings for the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid are in, and they come close to Jeep's estimates. The plug-in hybrid SUV gets an EPA-rated 26 miles of electric range from its 17-kwh battery pack, with an efficiency rating of 56 MPGe combined.

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NHTSA finalizes CAFE standards for Model Year 2024-2026; fleet average of 49 mpg by 2026

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The new standards require an industry-wide fleet average of approximately 49 mpg for passenger cars and light trucks in model year 2026. Estimated Average of CAFE Levels (mpg) Required Under Final Rule. NHTSA estimates that over the lives of vehicles produced prior to MY 2030, the final standards would save about 60 billion gallons of gasoline and increase electricity consumption (as the percentage of electric vehicles increases over time) by about 180 terawatts (TWh).

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DOE: Average annual gasoline taxes paid per vehicle, by state, 2019

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miles per gallon (mpg) and the average annual miles driven is 11,484 miles. The Federal tax on gasoline is 18.4 cents per gallon, and each state has a gasoline tax, ranging from 8.95 mpg driven 11,484 miles in 2019.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Volkswagen Performance Sedans

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In this Flash Drive review we will take a quick look at the 2022 Volkswagen gasoline-powered performance cars, which include the Jetta GLI, Golf GTI and Golf R. 2022 Jetta and Jetta GLI—HP & MPG. The fuel economy for the manual and automatic is 26 mpg city/37 highway/30 combined.

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First VW Polo BlueMotion to have gasoline-fueled TSI technology; new 3-cylinder engine, 57 mpg

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Volkswagen is introducing its first fuel-saving BlueMotion vehicle with a gasoline-fueled TSI engine with the Polo TSI BlueMotion. l/100 km (57 mpg US) and emissions to 94 g/km CO 2. As a result, the TSI BlueMotion is the first gasoline-fueled Polo to receive a class A label for energy efficiency and achieve top ratings for fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions in its class.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers up to 52 mpg combined; Solar Roof System

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At the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai introduced its new 2020 Sonata Hybrid, featuring up to 686 miles of driving range and an EPA-estimated 52 mpg combined fuel economy rating on the Blue trim.

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Road Test: 2022 Kia Rio S 5-door Hatchback

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The front-wheel drive 2022 Kia Rio is powered by a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with multi-port injection, good for 120 horsepower and 112 pound-feet of torque, mated to an intelligent variable transmission (iVT). Basic Transportation Kicked-up a Notch.

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Road Test: 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid

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Toyota long ago made a commitment to hybrids, with the Prius being the most successful result of the company’s commitment to combining electricity and gasoline. Next up for 2021 is the all-new Sienna Hybrid minivan, which previously was powered only by a gasoline V6.

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Road Test: 2022 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid F Sport

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The EPA rates fuel economy for the 2022 Lexus ES 300h at 43 mpg city/44 highway/44 combined mpg. mpg average (Rush hour, on-and-off the brakes). mpg average (Using the adaptive cruise control). Subtly blending the premium experience with mpg and style.

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Road Test: 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid

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This means doing errands, taking the kids to sports or visiting friends, even most commutes, will be done without using any gasoline. MPGe is a measurement of how far a car can travel, electrically, on the same amount of energy as is contained in 1 gallon of gasoline.

UNL study finds non-flex fuel vehicles can adapt to E30 gasoline without performance compromise; fuel efficiency comparable to E15

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MPG compared to E15. A team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has investigated the long-term adaptability and economic feasibility of non-flex-fuel vehicles—vehicles designed to use fuel blends containing 85% ethanol (E85) or less—to consume a 30% ethanol (E30) fuel blend.

Mercedes-Benz launches new S-Class with hybrid, diesel, gasoline models; 59 mpg PHEV model to come

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On a larger efficiency scale, the new S-Class in its first year will offer two hybrid versions, a gasoline model and a diesel variant: the S 400 HYBRID, S 300 BlueTEC HYBRID, S 500, and S 350 BlueTEC. These soon will be followed by the S 500 Plug-In HYBRID—the first S-Class with a fuel consumption lower than 4l/100 km (59 mpg US). mpg US) (CO 2 : 115 g/km). mpg US)—a reduction of 20% compared to the preceding model. mpg US)—0.7

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Road Test: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Outer Banks 4WD

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The all-new 2021 Ford Bronco has two EcoBoost gasoline engine choices. are 25 mpg city/28 highway/ 26 combined. Our takeaway is when the Bronco Sport is loaded with a two adults and all their gear, 30 mpg will be realistic on the highway. Back To the Future.

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Ford EVs and dealerships, 50 mpg under $30,000, Volvo XC40 refresh, police EVs: Today’s Car News

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And which gasoline-fueled models get 50 mpg for less than $30,000? Volvo is giving its XC40 Recharge a refresh in Europe. Police departments aren’t excluding EVs, but they’re not seeing the right package in an EV.

Mitsubishi Motors to launch new Mirage global compact in Japan; 1.0L gasoline engine with 64 mpg US

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km/liter (64 mpg US, 3.7 L/100km) on the JC08 cycle, making the Mirage the most fuel efficient registered gasoline car in Japan. mpg US, 4.3 The new Mirage. Click to enlarge. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will launch the all-new Mirage global compact car at dealerships throughout Japan on 31 August at an MSRP ranging from ¥998,000 to ¥1,288,000 (US$12,800 to $16,500). Earlier post.).

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Road Test: 2022 Ford Maverick XL FWD EcoBoost

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The EPA has rated fuel economy at 23 mpg city/30 highway/26 combined. The Maverick XL Clean Fleet Report drove had the optional ($1,085) EcoBoost gasoline turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and another $2,120 in optional equipment for a final MSRP of $24,695.

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Volvo Drive-E engines delivering NEDC fuel consumption in S60 sedan as low as 62 mpg US for diesel, 40 mpg for gasoline

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Volvo is introducing the first engines—two gasoline and 1 diesel—in its new 2.0-liter, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family ( earlier post ) and has received official European NEDC certification on fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions when applied in the S60 sedan. l/100 km (62 mpg US ). mpg US ), the car accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 5.9 Using the supercharger to fill in the bottom end torque gives the gasoline engine a big, naturally aspirated feel.

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Ford Engine Power, MPG Figures Tested Using Different Fuels

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For at least one carmaker--Ford--and possibly others as well, that turns out not to be the case: Different gasoline formulations are used to test gas mileage than are used for engine. Green E10 EPA Ratings Fuel Economy Gasoline horsepower octaneIt's all about the asterisk, it turns out. Most buyers likely assume that the conditions for rating a new car's fuel economy and engine performance are identical.

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac CT5 Premium Luxury

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The 2021 Cadillac CT5 comes with two gasoline engines that run on 91 octane, both mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and paddle shifters. mpg, with 180 miles on an all-freeway run with the cruise control set at 65 mph and in Tour, we averaged 31.2

Toyota anticipates 2016 Prius at 52 mpg combined, 56 mpg with Eco grade

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 Prius ( earlier post ) will deliver fuel economy ratings of 54 MPG city / 50 MPG highway / 52 MPG combined. A new Eco grade model is expecting ratings of 58 MPG city / 53 MPG highway / 56 MPG combined thanks to lighter weight and further optimized aerodynamics. Final EPA figures pending.)

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury AWD

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The 2021 Cadillac CT4 comes with two gasoline engines that run on 91 octane and two automatic transmission options, in either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive. mpg, but in a 180-mile all-freeway run with the cruise control set at 65 mph we averaged 32.9

Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 The model adapts the latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive from the new-generation Prius, already proven as an MPG winner. The new hybrid system combines a 1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with two motor/generators through an electronically controlled planetary-type continuously variable transmission (CVT) transaxle.

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Chevrolet 2017 Cruze Diesel EPA-rated at 52 mpg highway, 37 mpg combined; Tier 3 Bin 125

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The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan ( earlier post ) fitted with the six-speed manual transmission offers an EPA-estimated highway mileage of 52 mpg (4.52 The six-speed manual model returns an EPA-estimated city mileage of 30 mpg (7.83 l/100 km), resulting in 37 mpg (6.35 Cruze Diesel with the nine-speed automatic achieves an EPA-estimated highway economy of up to 47 mpg and 31 city mpg, which results in 37 mpg combined.

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New Volkswagen Polo BlueGT with cylinder deactivation offers gasoline engine fuel economy of up to 52 mpg US

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The system was realized with the new 1.4-liter gasoline-fueled TSI of the Polo BlueGT. l/100 km/h (50 mpg US), equivalent to 108 g/km CO 2. l/100 km (52 mpg US), equivalent to 105 g/km CO 2. These gasoline engines and the EA288 series diesel engines, which are also new, are technological pillars of the future Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB). Polo BlueGT. Click to enlarge. Volkswagen introduced the new Polo BlueGT at the Geneva Motor Show.

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Fisker Karma EPA-rated at 65 kWh/100 miles on electricity, with 32-mile electric range and 20 mpg US on gasoline

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gallons US/100 miles (~20 mpg) when running the gasoline range-extending engine in hybrid mode. As a comparison, the 2011 Chevy Volt (also an extended range electric vehicle), is EPA-rated with consumption of 36 kWh/100 miles (93 MPGe), a 35-mile electric range, and gasoline consumption of 2.7 gallons/100 miles (37 mpg) when running in range-extending hybrid mode with its gasoline engine.

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65 MPG Split-Cycle The Next Direction For Gasoline Engines?

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Like it or not, the humble gasoline engine still has a lot to give to the automobile world. Yes, they use fossil fuels that could be better used elsewhere, but while pure electric vehicles and even hybrids remain relatively expensive, improving the efficiency of regular internal combustion engines is a good way of reducing pollution and dependency

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Volt receives EPA ratings and label: 93 mpg-e all-electric, 37 mpg gas-only, 60 mpg-e combined

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The dual-fuel vehicle (electricity and gasoline) is rated at 93 miles per gallon-equivalent (combined city/highway) in all-electric mode (36 kWh/100 miles) and 37 mpg US in gas-only mode (2.7 The two modes are combined into an illustrative 60 mpg-e combined rating for the vehicle. I.e., more electric driving pushes it closer to the 93 mpg-e figure; less pushes it closer to the 37.

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Mercedes-Benz introducing diesel E 300 BlueTEC HYBRID with fuel economy of 56 mpg US; gasoline-engined E 400 HYBRID model to follow

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L of diesel/100 km (56 mpg US), with CO 2 emissions of 109 g/km. Daimler will introduce the Mercedes-Benz E 400 HYBRID—equipped with a V6 gasoline engine—into in the US market, and later in other countries such as Japan and China. The modular hybrid concept requires no modifications to the bodyshell; the hybrid module can be used flexibly in other model series and there will be right-hand drive versions apart from the diesel and gasoline models.

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2015 Mitsubishi Mirage w/ 3-cylinder engine the most fuel efficient non-hybrid gasoline car in US; up to 40 mpg combined

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The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage is currently the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid gasoline car in the US, with combined EPA rating of 40 mpg (5.88 l/100 km), consisting of 37 mpg (6.36 l/100 km) city and 44 mpg (5.35 Fuel economy with the 5-speed is 37 mpg (6.36 l/100 km) combined/34 mpg (6.92 l/100 km) city/42 mpg (5.6 2015 Mirage ES. Click to enlarge.

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UMTRI: average fuel-economy of new vehicles in the US in October rose to 24.8 mpg

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mpg (9.49 mpg from September, according to the monthly analysis from Michael Sivak and Brendan Schoettle from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring). The average fuel-economy (window-sticker) value of new vehicles sold in the US in October was 24.8 l/100km), up 0.2

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy AWD

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mpg, but did a bit better on a 207-mile freeway run with the smart cruise control set at 65 mph, achieving 25.1 We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. Premium Three-Row Midsize SUV. Story by John Faulkner.

Transonic demonstrates supercritical gasoline operation under low load, medium load, and high speed low load conditions; simulated vehicle fuel economy of 48.8 mpg

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Engineers at Transonic Combustion, a start-up developing a fuel efficient supercritical (SC) fuel injection and combustion system—Transonic Combustion, or TSCi ( earlier post )—have demonstrated the TSCi process using gasoline fuel at low load without EGR, medium load with EGR, and high speed low load with EGR. mpg US (4.8 mpg US/5.05 mpg US/6.0 We inject gasoline under supercritical conditions to provide potential for improved efficiency.

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UMTRI: Average new-vehicle fuel economy in US in May up 0.3 mpg from April

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mpg (9.22 mpg from April—according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). They suggested the improvement likely reflects the increased price of gasoline in May. mpg from the peak reached in August 2014. mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring). mpg (9.29

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Venue

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To maximize fuel economy, selecting the Normal drive mode is key to equaling or besting the EPA rating of 30 mpg city/34 highway/32 combined. Our results show that in typical driving around town and on the open road, the Venue is a gasoline sipper, not a gulper.

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New Top-End Audi A1 Features 1.4 TFSI Dual Charged Gasoline Engine; 40 MPG US

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liters of fuel per 100 km (40 mpg US), which corresponds to CO2 emissions of 139 g/km (223 g/mile) (provisional figures). Audi will present the new top engine version for the Audi A1 at the Paris Motor Show, a dual-charged 1.4 TFSI engine with 136 kW (185 hp) and 250 N·m (185 lb-ft). The A1 1.4 TFSI consumes on average 5.9 The compact and lightweight 1.4 TFSI accelerates the A1 from zero to 100 km/h in 6.9

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2020 Hyundai Accent improves by 4 mpg on most models with switch to dual port injection engine and IVT

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These changes increase Accent’s EPA estimated fuel economy to 33 mpg city, 41 highway, 36 combined, up considerably from the 28 city, 38 highway, 32 combined mpg rating with last year’s 1.6-liter Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2020 Hyundai Accent features a new Smartstream G1.6 Dual Port Injection (DPI) engine and a Smartstream Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT).

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UMTRI: Average US new vehicle fuel economy in October drops to 25 mpg

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mpg (9.4 mpg from September, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). They suggested the decline likely reflects the decreased price of gasoline in October, and the consequent increased sales of pickup trucks and SUVs. mpg from the peak reached in August 2014, but still up 4.9 mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring).

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EPA-rated at 50 mpg city

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Honda has begun US production of the 2014 Accord Hybrid ( earlier post ), which will carry an EPA fuel economy rating of 50 mpg (4.7 The EPA rating is 1 mpg higher than Honda had originally anticipated for the hybrid (49 mpg). The new Accord Hybrid also carries an EPA-rated highway fuel economy of 45 mpg (5.2 l/100 km) and combined cycle fuel economy of 47 mpg (5.0 The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid holds the top highway fuel economy rating at 48 mpg (4.9

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New BMW 218i Coupe to offer new 3-cylinder gasoline engine

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New BMW 3-cylinder turbo gasoline engine for the 218i. With the market launch of the new BMW 218i Coupe, BMW will offer a new a three-cylinder gasoline engine from the BMW Group’s latest engine family ( earlier post ) for the first time in the compact model. liters per 100 km (42 to 46 mpg US), with CO 2 emission levels of 130 to 118 grams per km. liters (43 to 46 mpg US) and 129 and 118 grams respectively (figures as per EU test cycle, depending on selected tire size).

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GM to introduce strong hybrid version of Malibu; combined fuel economy above 45 mpg; leverages Volt

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Using technology from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt propulsion system ( earlier post ), Malibu Hybrid will offer an estimated combined fuel economy rating exceeding 45 mpg (5.22 l/100 km), higher than the combined cycle mileage ratings of the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata hybrid variants and a significant boost over the 29 mpg combined of the MY 2015 Malibu with 2.5L GM will introduce a strong hybrid version of the next-generation Malibu.

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