BMW diesel beats Toyota Prius Hybrid in economy run

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BMW diesel beats Toyota Prius Hybrid in economy run

Post by The Masked Marauder » Sun Mar 23, 2008 9:36 pm

Toyota Prius proves a gas guzzler in a race with the BMW 520d
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/tol/li ... 552994.ece

I wouldn't exactly call the Prius a "gas guzzler". Gasoline/electric hybrids are better suited to city traffic than to lots of open highway. This real-world test shows how good of a job BMW's engineers have done with fuel efficiency on their diesels.

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