28 Jun '11, 1pm

Need further proof that diesel is at least a hundred times better than your stinkin' Prius? Here:

Need further proof that diesel is at least a hundred times better than your stinkin' Prius? Here:

Jaguar calls its new Jaguar XF 2.2 the most efficient Jaguar yet produced, and looking at its tested fuel economy figures, it’s probably true! To see just how fuel efficient the XF 2.2 diesel is, Jaguar sent the Jaguar XF off on a trip across four countries driven by independent tester David Magdwick, and the results were 816 miles (1,313km) covered using just 64 liters of fuel, which is a fuel consumption of about 4.9 liters per 100km! My guess at combined real world driving – an average of 7 liters per 100km is possible. Despite being fuel efficient, I don’t think the 4 cylinder oil burner XF will be a bore to drive either, considering it makes 190 PS and 450Nm of torque, mated to an 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox with an auto start-stop system. It’s about time that Jaguar put a 2.2 liter diesel into the XF, considering their “premium only” stance awhile back. If you notic...

Full article: http://paultan.org/2011/06/28/jaguar-xf-2-2-diesel-travel...

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