The 2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel and the new Ford C-Max Energi do not directly compete but they do represents two different ways to try to achieve great fuel economy. The 2014 Chevy Cruze uses a proven and old technology in the form of a turbo diesel engine to to try to squeeze every bit of MPG from a gallon of diesel fuel. On the other hand the Ford C-Max Energi combines electricity and petroleum to get the greatest possible fuel savings using the latest plug-in hybrid technology. In another fun and informative TFLcar mashup we see which approach is better. Old tech versus new tech. Ford vs Chevy. In part 1 we test the Chevy to see how well it does both in the city and on the highway.