Will the Audi A4 really return 53mpg?

I was reading the engine specification for the new Audi A4 2.0 petrol auto. It just seems incredible. 53mpg. 0-62 in 7.3 secs. 190ps and yet only £30 per year in VED. What engineering wizardry have they invented to achieve such figures?

Asked on 7 September 2016 by Pelican

Answered by Honest John
The MPG and CO2 are NEDC lab test figures, not real life. very manufacturer has optimised its engines for the NEDC tests. If you want the truth, go to www.honestjohn.co.uk/realmpg
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