Santa Barbara Auto Group awaits the arrival of four new diesel-powered Audi models available in the fall of 2013.
Audi Santa Barbara is pleased to announce that it will be featuring four new diesel models introduced for the United States later this year. These include the Audi A6, A7, A8 and Q5. Santa Barbara Auto Group is excited share this news with Santa Barbara Audi fans and drivers. The new models are part of a recent commitment from Audi to help slash greenhouse emissions and provide a greater array of alternative fuel vehicles. In the words of Audi of America President, Scott Keogh, “Clean diesel is not simply a viable choice, but frequently it’s today’s best.”
Four TDI Models Released Next Fall
Santa Barbara drivers will appreciate that each of the new diesel models offer improved fuel efficiency paired with the exceptional driving performance Audi cars are known for.
Let’s take a look at what can be expected from the new Audi TDI clean diesel line-up:
Starting in the fall of 2013, Audi drivers will be able to buy a diesel-engine mid-size A6 sedan, the athletically styled A7 four-door coupe, and the popular Q5 crossover SUV. Furthermore, the powerful full-size luxury Audi A8 TDI sedan is reported to get an estimated 24mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. Audi reports that the diesel-powered A8 will have an output of 240 horsepower and can do 0-60mph in just 6.4 seconds.
Audi TDI® Clean Diesel Technology
Audi has also announced that they plan to continue to expand the diesel line-up and has hinted that new options and models will be available in the coming years. At Audi Santa Barbara, customers don’t have to wait another nine months to check out an Audi diesel model. Already, the Audi A3 2.0 TDI is available.
In the realm of high efficiency, all fuels and engines are not created equal. Consider the Audi TDI® clean diesel engine, which achieves better fuel economy than a comparable gasoline engine while producing fewer CO2 emissions. Plus, the car’s thrilling off-the-line acceleration propels the car with 140 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque, deliver thrills with every press of the gas pedal.
Another Audi TDI® model now available at Audi Santa Barbara is the 2013 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI Prestige SUV. This vehicle delivers substantial power while offering impressive efficiency and ultra-low emissions. Thanks to 225hp and a very impressive 406 lb-ft. of low-end torque, the Q7 easily tows up to 6,600 lbs., meaning you can tow your boat or trailer with ease. In fact, situations that would usually require downshifting for acceleration require nothing more than a toe tap with TDI.
California drivers can learn more about the exciting Audi TDI® Clean Diesel options at Audi Santa Barbara. Whether you want more information about the upcoming Audi A6, A7, A8, or Q5 models, or want to take an Audi A3 TDI or Audi Q7 TDI out for a test drive, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly service.
About Audi Santa Barbara
Audi Santa Barbara is located just off the 101 and S. Hope Road. The team at Audi Santa Barbara is strongly committed to delivering an exceptional buying experience. The sale staff offers many years of experience satisfying customers’ needs. Audi Santa Barbara offers a wide array of new and pre-owned Audi vehicles which customers may view online or on-site at the dealership.
Audi Santa Barbara is a proud member of the Santa Barbara Auto Group and is dedicated to providing the best sales and service experience in Southern California. To learn more about any of the popular Audi models including the Audi A4, A6, or S6, feel free to call, email, or stop by for friendly personal service.
Audi Santa Barbara
402 S Hope Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
The Audi A5 Coupe is yet again a specimen of top-quality German engineering at a great value. Recently named as the “Best Total Cost of Ownership” in its class, the 2012 Audi A5 provides drivers with an exceptional driving experience at the best value. Combining powerful control and handling, sophisticated design, and a modern interior and technology, the 2012 Audi A5 Coupe has impressed industry experts as well as every day drivers.
As the 2009 “Design of the Year” winner for AUTOMOBILE Magazine, the Audi A5 captures hearts with its progressive, modern design. A signature piece designed by Walter de’Silva, the Audi A5 is meant to express power and motion even while at rest. An aggressive front grill welcomes the road, while sleek “V” shaped contour lines run seamlessly from front to back, providing the appearance of graceful movement. In the sunlight, the body reflects distinct areas of light and shadow that give the exterior greater depth and contrast.
Surrounded in Luxury
As beautiful and unique as the exterior of the 2012 Audi A5 is, the design of the interior is just as distinctive. The cockpit is built with the comfort and needs of the driver in mind. Featuring premium hand-stitched leather, the passenger seats are comfortable and sophisticated. The driver and passengers will also appreciate the attention to detail Audi placed when selecting premium finishes including dark walnut wood panel inlays, brushed aluminum accents, or genuine Milano leather.
In addition to beauty, the interior of the 2012 Audi A5 is designed to reflect functionality as well. Complete with Audi’s latest technologies, the Audi A5 offers drivers innovative Bluetooth functionality, voice control, and the popular MMI® operating system featuring a 7” screen and intuitive controls for media, navigation, and climate systems.
Coming from a long line of Audi predecessors, the Audi A5 is true to its extensive heritage of high-powered performance. Beautiful, functional, and comfortable, the Audi A5’s most impressive feature is its performance abilities. Fit with the award-winning Audi 2.0 TFSI engine, the 2012 Audi A5 is capable of 211hp and 258lb-ft of torque. The Audi 2.0 TFSI is one of the most-awarded engines in its class and continues to impress drivers on the road or on the track. Whether it is racing onto the highway or winding through the desert back roads of North Phoenix, the Audi A5 provides the power and control drivers expect from Audi.
The 2012 Audi A5 in Scottsdale, Arizona
The 2012 Audi A5 is available at Audi North Scottsdale and the Audi A5 Coupe is on its way soon. Visitors can stop by to test drive the 2012 Audi A5 or browse the vast inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles online. So whether you are looking to purchase a vehicle, need parts or service, or would like information about the latest Audi products and innovation, Audi North Scottsdale is the place.
Audi North Scottsdale is the valley’s premier Audi dealership. Audi North Scottsdale is conveniently located near Scottsdale, Peoria, and Phoenix. Audi North Scottsdale offers a diverse array of new Audi models including the Audi A4, A8, S5, and A6. They are also a proud member of the Penske Automotive Group and are committed to providing exceptional sales and service assistance. Audi North Scottsdale welcomes Phoenix Audi fans to stop by anytime to learn more about Audi models, technology, and news.
Audi North Scottsdale
18088 North Scottsdale Road
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Santa Ana, California, April 26, 2012 – Commonwealth Audi of Santa Ana is happy to announce that the new 2012 Audi A7 has been awarded the title of “Best Sport Utility Vehicle” in the 2012 Total Cost of Ownership Awards presented by Kelly Blue Book. In the inaugural year for the Total Cost of Ownership Awards, Audi won three categories, including “Best Overall Luxury Brand” and “Best Luxury Car” in addition to “Best Sport Utility Vehicle”.
“We are so proud to be able to share the news with our California Audi customers,” says Commonwealth Audi General Manager Matt Crandall. “At Audi, we are always striving to provide exceptional products and service, and this award helps confirm our dedication to offering this at a great value.”
The “Best Sport Utility” was awarded to the Audi A7 based on the lowest projected total cost of ownership during the first five years among luxury cars. Kelly Blue Book is an esteemed third-party automotive market analysis provider and has introduced The Total Cost of Ownership Awards this year. It is a new set of awards that highlight the objective market value category now available online – Total Cost of Ownership.
Kelly Blue Book incorporates valuation data from objective third party services. The value takes into account ownership expenses including depreciation values, average registration fees, estimated fuel costs, insurance costs, and general maintenance and repair costs that can be expected during the initial five year period. The ultimate residual value was then compared to the average residual value across a panel of luxury sport utility vehicles. The Audi A7 beat out all the other luxury sport utility vehicles for total cost of ownership, including those that offered free maintenance and service during the initial five year ownership period.
Total costs of ownership values are now available at the Kelly Blue Book website on many different vehicles. Visitors to the website can access charts and graphs to better understand cost breakdowns and view comparisons over an initial 5 year ownership period, providing objective insight into the true cost of a vehicle.
About Commonwealth Audi of Santa Ana
Commonwealth Audi of Santa Ana has been serving Orange County drivers since 1989, offering a friendly and familiar car buying experience. Commonwealth Audi of Santa Ana is a proud member of the Penske Automotive Group and is dedicated to providing experienced, friendly, personal sales and service assistance. As the premier Audi dealership in Orange County, California, Commonwealth Audi makes purchasing a car fun and easy.
Visitors can stop by to test drive their favorite Audi model or browse the vast inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles online. So whether you are looking to purchase a vehicle, need parts or service, or would like information about the latest Audi products and innovations, Commonwealth Audi is here to help.
1425 Auto Mall Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92705