New Mercedes diesel engine reduces CO2

In addition to cleaner fuels, it’s nice to see advancements in engine technology that will help make driving green easier. Mercedes new-gen four cylinder diesel provides a level of fuel efficiency that reduces carbon footprint, compared to earlier models. Now, just add biodiesel.

“When fitted in the C-Class, the new 150 kW unit consumes 5.4 liters per 100 kilometers (NEDC) (43.6 mpg US), 0.5 liters less than previously. When powered by a new 125 kW (170 hp) variant, the C-Class consumes 5.1 L/100 km (46.1 mpg US).

As a consequence, CO2 emissions are reduced by 8% and 13% respectively to 143 g/km and 136 g/km.” Read More at Green Car Congress

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