BMW’s “greenest” car was awarded the World Green Car of the Year award at the New York International Auto Show 2008. The award-winning BMW 118d emits just 119g/km, and gets 26.7km per litre on the US combined cycle.
The BMW 118d hosts a stable of EfficientDynamics features like Brake Energy Regeneration, Auto Start-Stop and Electric Power Steering. The dash has an optimum gearshift indicator to guide manual transmission users to shift at the most optimum shift points for the best fuel economy.
“BMW is very excited that the BMW 118d with EfficientDynamics won the World Green Car title. The measures that we’ve implemented within our EfficientDynamics strategy into every BMW mean that were able to provide customers with the driving pleasure they expect from a BMW, while still meeting the stringent requirements for fuel-efficiency and low emissions” said Tom Purves, Chairman and CEO of BMW of North America.