Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!
Pontiac of the Month

SPRINT 6's 1966 LEMANS 2DR HT

2018 August
of the Month

  • Welcome to Forever Pontiac

    Welcome to Forever Pontiac, full of great ideas for Pontiac performance, maintenance, or for peer-to-peer assistance from Professional and DIY mechanics. Also, compete in our Pontiac monthly competitions. Please register if you'd like to take part.

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Ringo64

RSS Video: Gas or Diesel? Xcar asks which is better in Audi's A6

Recommended Posts

Filed under: Sedan, Videos, Audi, UK, Diesel, Luxury

xcar-gas-v-diesel-628.jpg

You know our answer. While gasoline certainly holds a special place in our hearts, it's difficult to deny the efficiency and power available from diesel fuel. XCAR recently added to their impressive list of videos by putting two Audi A6 models to the test: one with the company's stalwart supercharged 3.0-liter V6 under the hood and another powered by the company's twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6. Our host finds plenty to love in both engines, and while the video ultimately concedes that most performance-minded buyers will still wind up with the gasoline mill in their personal vehicle, the clip makes a good case for the diesel's potent thrust and superb fuel economy.

Of course, that's in an imaginary world where all engines and fuels share similar costs. Here in the US, it's a bit harder to justify the steep entry fee for a diesel engine. Throw in how expensive diesel fuel can be, and the argument becomes even more tenuous. Still, those issues don't dampen our enthusiasm for the beautifully shot video below. Check it out.

Continue reading Gas or Diesel? Xcar asks which is better in Audi's A6

Gas or Diesel? Xcar asks which is better in Audi's A6 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments
autoblog?i=R3x7niecnSA:zpvnllESdA0:wF9xT autoblog?i=R3x7niecnSA:zpvnllESdA0:V_sGL
R3x7niecnSA

/>http://feeds.autoblog.com/~r/weblogsinc/autoblog/~3/R3x7niecnSA/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!


Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.