Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Diesel Claims 62 MPG Without Fancy Electric …

The new Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Diesel claims to return 62 MPG (US); in comparison, when measured using the same European combined cycle, the 2008 Toyota Prius gets 54 MPG. That's right: Using nothing but a thrifty diesel engine, low-rolling resistance tires, a revised gearbox and minor aerodynamic improvements, the … » 9/08/08 9:30am 9/08/08 9:30am