Mercedes-Benz S 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY wins 2012 World Green Car award

2012 World Green Car ceremony NYIAS

In brief: The S250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY wins the World Green Car award for 2012, marking the second time Mercedes-Benz has taken home this honor.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: 2012 S250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz

The word

At an awards ceremony for the World Car Awards, the SDI S 250 was named 2012 World Green Car of the Year by Bridgestone, beating out 22 other contenders including finalists such as the Ford Focus Electric and the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid.

The new S 250 CDI is the first S-series into which Mercedes has put a 4-cylinder engine. Its efficiency is at 5.7 liters per 100 kilometers (41.2mpg).

And so ...

In 2007, Mercedes-Benz also took home the World Green Car of the Year award with the E320 Bluetec.

Photo credits: World Car Awards

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