30 Jun '14, 11am

Mercedes Diesel Fuel Economy: European Model Beats 60 MPG

By Antony Ingram 147 views Jun 30, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Range is often discussed when the subject of electric cars comes up, but it's also relevant in the world of internal combustion. Driving the most economical car in the world would still be a pain if the tank only allowed for fifty miles between trips to the gas station. If your car could do more than 1,200 miles on a tank though, as Mercedes-Benz has just demonstrated with the E300 Bluetec Hybrid it sells in Europe, you'd probably forget what a gas station looked like. Journalist Andrew Frankel from Autocar took an example of the car all the way from Tangier in the north of Africa to Goodwood in the U.K. on a single tank of diesel--recording average fuel economy of 61.2 mpg along the way. That's almost double the 33 mpg combined EPA rating of its non-hybrid equivalent in t...

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