Volvo (hybrid) diesel estate does 150 mpg


OK so I drive a Volvo and I grew up around them and although they are far from sexy they are due to set new standards with the release of an unusual diesel/electric hybrid D5 estate next year which has a seriously impressive green spec to add to it’ already safe standards.

…the default Hybrid mode returns the 49g/km carbon dioxide figure and 746-mile range, and Power uses the combined engine and electric drive to deliver 285bhp and a 0-62mph time of 6.9 seconds.

Read more on the Auto Express website.

…educated guesses are putting it around £40,000. In other words, around 45,000 miles worth of fuel over a normal D5.

Read more on the Top Gear website.

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