The Peugeot 208 diesel BlueHDi managed to go 2,152 km 43 liters of fuel established a record to vehicles in series production, managing to cover the distance within a test track .
P eugeot has set a new record for fuel consumption long distance for a vehicle of mass production. The achievement was in charge of a Peugeot 208 BlueHDi 100 , which managed to cover a distance of 2,152 km with only 43 liters of diesel fuel .
The 208 diesel BlueHDi managed to cross 2,152 km with 43 liters of fuel.
This means that the 208 managed to consume an average of only 2 liters per 100 kilometers , although no test conditions were washed out in the street, but that occurred within the test circuit Peugeot in Belchamp, France.
The tests were supervised by the authority holding approvals in France, called Union Technique de l’Automobile du motocycle et du Cycle (UTAC) . In order to this task, Peugeot took a 208 series, equipped with a propeller BlueHDi 100 S & S 1.6-liter mated to a manual transmission, 5 gears, achieving cover the distance in 38 hours through several riders who covered shifts 3 or 4 hours.
The Peugeot 208 was tested was a so-called ‘Very Low Fuel Consumption’ a version with very low fuel consumption, based on a series of specific aerodynamic attachments and tires ultra low rolling resistance Michelin Energy Saber . The official energy performance of this vehicle is 3 liters per 100 kilometers in combined cycle.