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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Audi TDI models completed the fuel efficiency challenge trip successfully

n a quest to find out which cars can meet the fuel efficiency benchmarks to perfection, a 48-hour long challenge tour was organized where Audi TDI models undertook coast-to-coast finish while halting at just four fuelling stops. Driving team comprised of 8 drivers belonging to the world of journalism and car racers and they were overwhelmed by the companionship offered by these wonderful vehicles.
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Event called as ‘truth in 48’ started from Audi Pacific, California to Audi Manhattan, New York covering the widest possible route across United States. 2014 Audi A7 TDI, 2014 Audi Q5 TDI and 2014 Audi A6 TDI were put through the test. These cars ran at normal highway speeds and completed the journey in 48 hours without any problem. This drive is surely the excellent proof of the Audi TDI cars being the best option while choosing the fuel efficient vehicles.
Performance in terms of mileage and fuel efficiency for these cars during the event was one of the best recorded so far. Q5 TDI recorded 38.623 mpg at 61.9 mph that was 24.5% better than highway mileage. This car served as the support vehicle for the other two cars and carried supplies, spare tires etc for ensuring non-stop drive. The main participants Audi A7 TDI and Audi A6 TDI registered 12 to 15 pc improvement in the benchmarks set by their own.