BMW Europe announces their most fuel efficient automobile to date
BMW today announced the launch of the new 116d ? the most fuel efficient vehicle they have ever offered. With an New European Drive Cycle (NEDC) combined figure of 53.5 mpgUS and a CO2 emissions figure of 118g/km, the BMW 116d bests its previous ?most fuel efficient car?, namely the current World Green Car of the Year, BMW 118d by over 1 mpg. The 116/118d series incorporates BMW?s EfficientDynamics mild hybrid technology including Regenerative braking, Auto Start-Stop and Electric Power Steering applied to their world famous 2.0L turbo-diesel. Together, the system reduces fuel consumption and emissions. An optimum gearshift change indicator is also included.