Audi Announces Pricing and Fuel Economy for 2014 Audi A6, A7 and Q5 TDI(R) Clean Diesel Vehicles

Audi Announces Pricing and Fuel Economy for 2014 Audi A6, A7 and Q5 TDI(R) 
Clean Diesel Vehicles 
HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/13 -- 


 
--  Audi expands TDI lineup with 2014 Audi A6, A7 and Q5 TDI models
--  New TDI clean diesel models join the newly-introduced A8 L TDI, and
    highly-successful Q7 TDI

  
Audi today announced pricing and fuel economy figures for the 2014 A6,
A7 and Q5 TDI(R) models, expected to begin arriving at U.S. dealers
in late Summer 2013. 
EPA estimated fuel economy figures for the new clean diesel
introductions are as follows: 


 
--  2014 Audi A6 TDI - 24 city/ 38 highway/ 29 combined MPG
--  2014 Audi A7 TDI - 24 city/ 38 highway/ 29 combined MPG
--  2014 Audi Q5 TDI - 24 city/ 31 highway/ 27 combined MPG

  
The 2014 Audi A6, A7 and Q5 TDI models join the newly-introduced 2014
Audi A8 L TDI clean diesel (EPA estimated 24 city/ 36 highway/ 28
combined MPG) and the 2014 Audi Q7 TDI (EPA estimated 19 city/ 28
highway / 22 combined MPG). The all-new Audi A3 sedan, arriving in
2014, will also be available with a TDI clean diesel engine. 
"Audi has been at the forefront of clean diesel since the
introduction of Audi TDI technology in the U.S. in 2009," said Scott
Keogh, President, Audi of America. "As drivers increasingly look for
high fuel efficiency and low-emissions output, demand for diesel is
on the rise. The introduction of the highly-efficient Audi A6, A7 and
Q5 TDIs continue Audi's commitment to clean diesel technology and
further the brand's focus on balanced performance solutions that
improve efficiency and driving dynamics." 
TDI technology delivers up to 30% better fuel economy and 30% lower
carbon dioxide emissions than gasoline engines, resulting in fewer
trips to the fuel pump without sacrificing performance. 
2014 Audi A6 TDI 
 Starting at $57,500, the 2014 A6 TDI performance
sedan achieves an impressive EPA estimated fuel economy of 24 city/
38 highway/ 29 combined MPG. At the same time, the 6-cylinder clean
diesel engine with 8-speed Tiptronic(R) transmission and quattro(R)
all-wheel drive generates a powerful 240hp and 428lb-ft torque,
seamlessly launching from 0-60 MPH in 5.5 seconds.  
For 2014, the A6 TDI starts with the Premium plus package that
includes standard MMI(R) Navigation plus, Audi connect(R) with Google
Earth(TM) mapping, Audi MMI(R) touch that recognizes handwriting,
Audi advanced key, Xenon plus headlights, Audi parking system plus,
18-inch wheels and more. With additional available driver assistance
systems such as night vision assistant, head-up display and Audi pre
sense plus that helps detect imminent collisions and initiate
protective measures when needed, the A6 TDI is one of Audi's most
innovative and technologically-advanced vehicles to-date that can
make 2,000 decisions per second to help assist drivers. 
The A6 TDI will go on sale in late Summer 2013 and joins an expanding
model lineup including the A6 2.0T, A6 3.0T and S6.  
2014 Audi A7 TDI 
 The perfect blend of progressive design,
technology, and versatile space, the 2014 Audi A7 TDI -- the first
clean diesel five-door coupe -- starts at $66,900 and will also go on
sale in Summer 2013. Not only does the A7 TDI deliver a striking and
dramatic design, but it also offers remarkable efficiency with an EPA
estimated fuel economy of 24 city/ 38 highway/ 29 combined MPG.  
At the same time, the 6-cylinder clean diesel engine with 8-speed
Tiptronic transmission produces 240hp and 428lb-ft torque, completing
the 0-60 MPH sprint in 5.5 seconds. 
The 2014 A7 TDI starts with the Premium plus package that includes a
host of technology and driver assistance features as standard
equipment. The A7 was the first car in the world to feature available
factory-installed Wi-Fi for up to eight passenger devices through
Audi connect, and MMI navigation plus with 3D Google Earth maps. 
The A7 TDI marks the expansion of the A7 model line, which for 2014
will also include the all-new RS 7 -- the most powerful RS model ever
offered in the U.S -- the A7 3.0T, and the Audi S7. 
2014 Audi Q5 TDI 
 The Audi Q5 -- one of the best-selling models in
the Audi lineup -- is for the first time available with a TDI engine
for the 2014 Model Year, allowing for better fuel economy and
increased torque. Starting at $46,500, the Q5 TDI boasts an EPA
estimated 24 city/ 31 highway/ 27 combined MPG, as well as a V6
engine with eight-speed Tiptronic transmission that generates 240
horsepower and 428 lb-ft of torque. The Q5 accelerates from 0-60 MPH
in 6.5 seconds.  
Sporty and sophisticated, the Q5 TDI blends the handling of a sport
sedan, higher ground clearance of an SUV, and the cabin of a luxury
vehicle. The exterior, available in new metallic colors -- Maya
Brown, Volcano Red, and Lava Gray -- features dramatic wheels,
aluminum roof rails, a gracefully-sloped roof and unmistakably Audi
LEDs. Inside, the Q5 TDI comfortably seats five passengers, is filled
with luxurious leather, and offers advanced technology features, such
as available MMI Navigation plus and Audi connect. With its Audi
quattro all-wheel drive, spacious interior and enhanced efficiency,
the Audi Q5 TDI offers practical solutions for recreation and
everyday driving.  
The expansion of the 2014 Q5 model line will also include the
addition of the Audi SQ5 -- the first-ever S variant of any Audi Q
model -- which generates an impressive 354 hp. Q5 models with a
four-cylinder 2.0T engine, six-cylinder 3.0T engine, and hybrid
engine will also be available in 2014.  
Watch the Audi TDI clean diesel "Fuel for Thought" video here:
http://youtu.be/MzdTiMU-_QA 
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All prices listed are the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price and
exclude transportation, taxes, title, options and dealer charges. 
Where stated, fuel economy values are EPA estimates. Mileage will
vary and depends on several factors including driving habits and
vehicle condition. 
Audi of America Communications 
Mark Dahncke
Tel.: +1 703 364 7414
E-Mail: mark.dahncke@audi.com 
www.audiusanews.com 
John Schilling
Tel.: +1 703 364 7345
E-mail: john.schilling@audi.com 
 
 
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