New VW Golf 1.5 TSI
Volkswagen has just introduced a new petrol model to the Golf lineup, that claims to get the same fuel efficiency as a diesel, but at a cheaper price. The new VW Golf 1.5 TSI Bluemotion is powered by a 128hp version of their 1.5 liter TSI engine. The powertrain features an a cylinder management system, which shuts down unused cylinders when possible for increased fuel economy. It also features an eco coasting function when paired with the optional 7 speed tranny. Deemed a "micro hybrid" this new model sees a combined 70mpg when fitted with the seven speed transmission.