Due to ethanol´s lower energy per unit volume, it should take more fuel to maintain a stocheometric (perfect) air/fuel ratio, which all newer vehicles will attempt to do (closed-loop fuel control being pretty much standard for the last 20 years).
The strongest selling point to choosing the TDI Beetle over the other trim lines was that the gas mileage was out of this world!
Vehicles using this technology combine the agility of standard legacy hybrids, like the Toyota Prius, with the added benefits of being able to add electrically-fueled mileage by charging up powerful and capacious add-in batteries, enabling vehicles to attain effective mileage rates in the triple digits.
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