The strongest selling point to choosing the TDI Beetle over the other trim lines was that the gas mileage was out of this world!
The cetane number is perhaps the characteristic most associated with premium diesel fuel, as an analogy to premium gasoline with higher octane ratings.
Mercedes Benz once managed to travel 633 miles without a refill in order to advertise a car that ´can take you farther on a tank of fuel than any other car sold in America.´ The term economical acquires a new dimension, even more so in times of gas-guzzling trucks, deceivingly nicknamed SUVs.
At the bottom of the screen, a calculation of the vehicle´s gas mileage at the current instant is displayed; it ranges from about 7 MPG (when I floored the accelerator from a stop) to 99 MPG (on any flat or downhill road).
Sonex Research, Inc., a leader in the field of combustion technology, is developing its patented Sonex Combustion System (SCS) piston-based technology for in-cylinder control of ignition and combustion, designed to increase fuel mileage and reduce emissions of internal combustion engines.
By using a directly-injected stratified charge, it was supposed to be the answer to the automobile´s double whammy of emissions controls and fuel mileage requirements.
Computes the miles per gallon and can estimate monthly and yearly gas expenses based on the miles driven per day and the cost per gallon.
It also allows you to see how much money you would save if you were driving a car that got better gas mileage.
How to save money by improving fuel economy and performance in any vehicle by up to 30% or more without expensive gadgets. Gas Mileage Bible is a must for anyone who drives a car. Simple scientific explanations on what causes losses and gains in fuel economy. Clear-cut gas-saving solutions, breaking down into straightforward categories: "no tech", "low tech", and "high tech".
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