5 of 7
BACKNEXT
Diesel luxury
Sticker price: $29,950
Fuel economy: 30 City / 42 Hwy

If you think that a modern diesel engine isn't hi-tech, then you're wrong. These engines are much different from the clunky, smokey, smelly engines you may be used to. And they're more efficient than gasoline engines, always have been. They also deliver a surprisingly large dose of pulling power. And in the Audi A3 TDI, you can really feel it.

NEXT: Simple cockpit

Last updated March 25 2010: 10:44 AM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
 
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
Find Your Next Car
More Galleries
Star Trek technology that we use today With the death of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Star Trek's Spock, we remember his character's legacy: The technology we use every day. More
Zombie brands with a second life Where you can still get an Ionic Breeze air freshener. The Sharper Image and five other bankrupt brands still walk among the living, sort of. More
4 trends popping up in high-end kitchens Here's what luxury homeowners are adding to their kitchens. More

Special Offer