2010 Audi A4 TDI clean diesel and A3 TFSI coming to U.S.

Article by Christian A., on August 25, 2010

Two out of three models that Audi will be unveiling next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show are likely to come to North America. The A4 TDI clean diesel will make its debut with the latest edition of the firm's 3.0-liter diesel V6.

While the TDI V6 has been available in the current generation A4 since it launched early last year, the new one adds the same 2,000 BAR common rail fuel system and urea injection found on the Q7 and VW Touareg now available in the U.S. market.

US fans would probably like the V6 TDI A4 for its torque. It appears that it's likely to arrive in US shores since the gas V6 was discontinued for 2010.

In sedan form, it's rated at 34.6 mpg (U.S.). The A3 gets a new 1.2-liter TFSI (turbocharged and direct injected) gas engine with 105 horsepower and 129 lb-ft of torque. This engine gets the A3 to 42.8 mpg (U.S.) and makes the car go from 0-62 mph in 11.1 seconds.

While this could probably pass U.S. emissions with ease, Audi is less likely to offer it here anytime soon given Audi's premium position in the market.

Audi has already said that the new A5 Sportback will not be offered in the US. The five-door hatch S5 Sportback will get the same 333 hp supercharged 3.0-liter V6 going into the new S4 to start, but it will also likely get the other engines available in the A4/A5 eventually.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

In the automotive industry, most brands will do what they can to expand their offerings to be present in every potential niche there is. The goal is clearly to increase...
by - April 30, 2017
Just days after unveiling the refreshed 2018 Toyota Yaris hatchback to the North American public at the 2017 New York Auto Show, the Japanese company is now disclosing how much...
by - April 30, 2017
The next generation Volvo XC60 will be soon on its way to dealerships and customers as the Swedish carmaker has already commenced production of the mid-sized sports utility vehicle at...
by - April 30, 2017
In September 27, 2016, Porsche initially filed for a patent that is the “Unique Active Rear Diffuser”. And earlier this week, on April 27, 2017, the United States Patent and...
by - April 29, 2017
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given its Top Safety Pick+ award to the redesigned version of the 2017 Kia Cadenza. This was a result of excellent a...
by - April 29, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries