Thread: ('11-'14) 2014 Impreza
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:38 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Angelus911 View Post
^Sorry, thats the XV Diesel 6MT - vid is of the XV running through the snow. The 42 MPG was for the diesel XV
OK, sounds good. 42 MPG combined is what I was seeing in my 2010 VW TDI during the summer months. With the winter fuel blend and cold winter temperatures, my combined average would fall to approximately 36 MPG.

I like my Impreza a lot, but I'd love it if it had a diesel engine and 6MT tranny. Golly, the thought sends shivers up and down my spine.

I still don't know where Solistik got his numbers. I'm not aware of any diesel engine that can provide 50 MPG combined while also delivering 350 ft-lb of torque. That's an engine that would make me swoon. Sounds like a fantasy to me, at least with today's technology. Maybe that will be possible in 5 or 10 years....
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