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Volvo 1.6L Diesels Finally Break the 100g/km "Limit"
In brief: The Volvo S40 and V50 are now available in models that give CO2 emissions of 99 grams per kilometer, breaking the 100g/km threshold.
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Make/Model: S40 and V50
Both the S40 and V50 models (and previously the C30) are available with a 1.6L diesel engine capable of CO2 emissions as low as 99g/km and fuel consumption of 3.8L/100km (62mpg US).
The Volvo 1.6-liter diesel engine meets Euro 5 emissions regulations, the first to do so thus far. The engine is coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox with start-stop.
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These improvements are part of Volvo's overall DRIVe badge system, rewarding their vehicles that have the best environmental performance in their lineup.
Photo credits: Volvo
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