2014 Detroit Auto Show Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion concept car gets 42… — Volkswagen Passat (North America)

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2014 Detroit Auto Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion car gets 42 mpg

Volkwasgen plans to its Passat BlueMotion concept which mixes the midsize car with a highly-efficient 1.4-liter, gasoline engine. While it is not clear whether this will go into production, is apparently weighing its options to its fleet more efficient of U.S. regulations that automakers’ fleets have an efficiency of 54.5 mpg.

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Volkswagen The Passat BlueMotion concept car make its debut at the North International Auto Show in

Would you buy a midsize car that can a small family and still get 42 per gallon of gas on the highway?

That car exist now, but Volkswagen is on one.

On Monday at the North International Auto Show in the German automaker plans to the Passat BlueMotion concept, combines technologies from VWs in parts of the world to squeeze the mileage out of a 1.4-liter, four-cylinder engine.

Automakers usually roll out cars at auto shows to get from the press and public deciding whether to produce the VW won’t say if or when it will the BlueMotion, but spokesman Mark says the company is looking at all technology to meet more government fuel economy

The fleet of cars and trucks have to average 54.5 mpg by under U.S. regulations. The Protection Agency said last year that and trucks sold in the U.S. in averaged a record 23.6 per gallon (10 liters per 100 kilometers) in city and highway driving.

Here are the highlights of the Passat which VW says would be the in its class for a non-hybrid, gas-powered

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INSIDE: Two-tone leather with blue dividing between dark and lighter This is a signature of the BlueMotion of fuel-efficient cars.

OUTSIDE: blue metallic paint, will be introduced on other VW as well.

UNDER THE HOOD: 1.4-liter, 150 four-cylinder turbocharged engine can run on two cylinders when the driver for light throttle pressure at speeds. VW says it’s the first inline four-cylinder with cylinder deactivation. The already is in use in Europe. BlueMotion has stop-start technology that the engine at stop lights and restarts it when the driver to go. Also, the transmission disengages the when coasting so the car rolls the least mechanical drag.

GAS MILEAGE: 42 mpg highway mileage, as by the company. Current four-cylinder get in the mid-30s on the highway. No other figures were released for the

CHEERS: Passat has a big trunk and can up to five people with gas mileage. Could boost sales, which fell 6 last year.

JEERS: costs money. That’s to drive up the price, which was not

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