30 May '11, 3pm

65 mpg Chevy Spark Diesel (!) Caught Testing in India: Chevrolet is building a diesel spark that gets over 65 m...

65 mpg Chevy Spark Diesel (!) Caught Testing in India: Chevrolet is building a diesel spark that gets over 65 m...

I gave its marketers a tough time for peddling the car to kids , but I also said (in that same article) that “The Chevy Sonic is a solid car. It offers great gas mileage (over 40 mpg), respectable performance from a 1.4L turbocharged engine (138 hp, 18 more than Ford’s award-winning new Fiesta) and a close-ratio 6-speed manual that alone would have made it a “hot hatch” less than 20 years ago – all with modern safety (10 airbags!) and convenience features wrapped in an aggressive, sporty look .” All of those things are still true, of course – even the part about respectable performance, since the new TCDI is expected to deliver about 60 hp and more than 100 lb-ft of torque from its 1.0L 3-cylinder.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2011/05/30/65-mpg-chevy-spark-diesel-caug...

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green.autoblog.com 30 May '11, 4pm

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Ford investing $72m to increase Duratorq diesel engine production in India

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green.autoblog.com 28 May '11, 5pm

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