60MPG on a non-hybrid?

Autocar – Next Accord to hit 60mpg

Honda’s next Accord will launch a new and ultra-clean range of diesel engines that could be capable of over 60mpg and, it claims, will be as clean as a petrol engine;

 
 
 

One Response to “60MPG on a non-hybrid?”

  1. Bob Brooks
    11. June 2007 at 09:47

    60 mpg Accord will be interesting after we learn the road test employed. Japanese mpg tests are typically at very low speed/load conditions, a reason why Toyota hybrids were hugely over sold initially. Will the same apply to the Accord diesel? As an SAE engineer, I haved to be cautious about mpg claims. Bob Brooks