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Old 09-01-2012, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by AutoUnion View Post
According to this on the Touareg, the TDI is slower than the VR6 model. I had the VR6 in my old '07 Q7 3.6 and looking back on it, it was a dog of an engine.

However, Car and Driver got 6.9s 0-60 on their Touareg TDI (, which matches the X5d's time with 40 less hp. I would've expected the Cayenne to be even faster because it was lighter, but I guess not
The Hybrid I am driving is 5.8 seconds to 60? My X5 35d feels faster! Plus, my average fuel economy in the VW Hybrid is 15.4 mpg as of five minutes ago.

Don't trust printed numbers from MT, CD, R&T or anyone for that matter. Those of us in the industry know what kind of padding is done to fix the numbers...

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'15 Volkswagen Golf TDI 6MT
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