A Peugeot 308 XS HDi completes a 25-day, 9,112-mile (14,580-km) road trip around Australia and beats two fuel-economy records in the process. Piloted around the island continent by independent drivers John and Helen Taylor, the diesel hatchback averaged 75.2 mpg (3.1 L/100 km). This figure breaks the former record of 67.4 mpg (3.5 L/100 km), set in 2004 in a Peugeot 307, achieving the Guinness World Records’ Round Australia Diesel Economy World Record, as well as the overall Round ...

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