Photos: 2009 L.A. Auto Show -- Green Cars
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2010 Audi A3 TDI( L.A. Auto Show )
2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010 Green Car of the Year
The A3 TDI (which stands for turbo direct injection) has an EPA highway fuel economy rating of 42 mpg -- a 50% improvement over the gasoline-powered A3.
The other finalists were the 2010 Honda Insight hybrid, Toyota Prius hybrid, Volkswagen Golf TDI and Mercury Milan hybrid, the only nominee from an American automaker.
-- Martin Zimmerman
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