With solid cabin tech, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel competes well with compact sedans and gets stellar fuel economy, but high initial cost and the price of diesel eat into the savings.
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Ford may tout the Fiesta as a funky, affordable car for our connected age, but until it fixes the voice-recognition system and makes USB standard on all models, the Fiesta's key strengths are its wonderful handling and brilliantly absorbent ride.
Typical price: $21,490.00
Few SUVs offer the capability, comfort and cabin tech of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel, and those that come close cost considerably more.
Typical price: $83,532.00
Grand Cherokee finally has a diesel - maybe too much diesel.
A diesel engine option adds decent fuel economy to the Jeep Grand Cherokee's impressive roster of capabilities.
Built for serious off-roading, not just dashing up the gravel track to your favourite vineyard, the Cherokee demands too many compromises to be a city-bound family hauler.
Typical price: $43,990.00
The Rock hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and one amusing skit featured him as a buff deer set out for vengeance in a parody trailer for a live-action version of Disney's "Bambi."
Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.
Most US buyers may not appreciate station wagons, but for those that do, Volkswagen has the updated Golf SportWagen, a wagon with loads of cargo space, an economical diesel engine and even a manual transmission option.
The latest and most prestigious U.S. BMW to go diesel.