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732015 Audi A3 TDI Challenge

834 Reasons To Love A Diesel

I officially gave up after 758 miles. The 15 or so miles leading up to this decision were spent in the right lane of Southern California's I-8 freeway, hazard lights blinking, climbing uphill at just over 40 miles per hour. After two days of sweating to the oldies (okay, a mix of SiriusXM Classic Rewind and First Wave), I had covered those 758 miles in a 2015 Audi A3 TDI on one tank of diesel fuel. And when I say sweating, I mean it quite literally. In order to maximize fuel efficiency, my co-dr

AddAutoblog Podcast #402 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!

Audi A3 TDI Road Trip, Luxury Car Features We Love

We're almost ready to record Episode #402 of the Autoblog Podcast! You can check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening!

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Audi A3 TDI Road Trip, Luxury Car Features We Love

Hot on the heels of Autoblog Podcast #401, we're set to record Autoblog Podcast #402 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight.

95Audi S3 starts at $41,400, A3 Cabrio rings up at $35,600 and A3 TDI priced from $32,600

Audi has released the official pricing info for the all-new A3 TDI Sedan, A3 Cabriolet and the S3 Sedan, and the news appears pretty good all around. As usual, none of the following prices include Audi's unspecified-for-now destination charges.

442016 Audi A3 Sportback headed to US under diesel power [w/video]

Ever get the feeling that automakers aren't really listening to what it is that you want in an automobile? Well, Audi is. Following what it calls "an outpouring of enthusiasts' support," the German automaker has announced that it is bringing the new, 2016 A3 Sportback to the US under diesel power, in the summer of 2015.

34New VW TDI diesel to achieve around 45 mpg

Not to be outdone by BMW and its 45-mile-per-gallon 2014 328d or the new Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, Volkswagen is reportedly preparing to launch a more-efficient TDI diesel engine in North America. In speaking with VW recently, Edmunds learned that the automaker plans to replace its current 2.0-liter TDI engine used in many VW and Audi products (including the Golf, Passat, Jetta, Beetle and Audi A3) beginning in the second half of next year.

8Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra gets 73.5 mpg, is brand's most-efficient production car

Say hello to the world's most efficient production Audi. For now, anyway.

AddRenDiesel-fueled Audi A3 TDIs complete 1,000-mile Green Car of the Year Tour

2010 Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery

8Autoblog Podcast #177 - What's up with the AB Podcast in iTunes?

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21Audi A3 TDI getting 4th quarter Super Bowl ad featuring Cheap Trick

Audi A3 TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery

AddNew 99 g/km Audi 1.6 TDI now available for order in the UK

Back in September, Audi first announced the addition of the new 1.6 TDI model to the A3 lineup over in Europe and now it's available to order in the UK. The newest A3 features the VW group's latest 1.6-liter common rail injected four cylinder diesel powerplant. In the A3, this engine combines with several other tweaks – including brake energy regeneration and automatic start-stop – to get a CO2 rating of just 99 g/km and mileage of 61.9 mpg (U.S.) on the EU combined cycle.

AddDetroit News picks Audi A3 TDI and Ford Transit Connect as best of 2009

As we approach the winter solstice and the time to replace our calendars again, everyone is weighing in again on their favorite vehicles of the past 12 months. The latest to publish their picks is the Detroit News, where Scott Burgess and team (being a Motown paper along with the Free Press, they actually have multiple full time reporters covering the industry) have gone small this year.

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