Posted By RichC on February 15, 2008
According to the Audi Dealer Council, someone mentioned that the Audi Q7 would have the TDI diesel engine by the end of 2008. This would make the SUV from Audi available close to the time its sister vehicle, the VW Touareg (small 3.0L TDI), is slated to arrive in the U.S. (November 2008) Follow the diesel will be the hybrid version of the Q7 as well. Another addition to the premium Audi line will be the Q5, coming at the end of the year too. Its the sibling of the VW Tiguan and will also be getting the diesel sometime in 2009, although the hybrid version of the Q5 will be coming first. Audi Dealer spokesman Joel Weinberger mentioned that the diesel would be at a $2,000 premium, which is the same as Volkswagen.