Home Auto Repair Audi A6 2.7 TDI Service Manual

Audi A6 2.7 TDI Service Manual

Audi has more models and engine choices than that Baskin Robbins has ice cream colours and flavours. There’s also the fact that one-quarter of Audi’s range is diesel and even here there’s a choice of five engines ranging from a 1.9-litre sipper to a 4.2-litre stonker. So it’s odd that Audi introduces a 2.7-litre engine to separate its 2-litre and 3-litre diesels. Why bother? Because it’s not just about the size.
Drivetrain and economy
The 2.7 is Audi’s latest turbo-diesel. Like the 3-litre, it’s a V6 but adds low-friction engine components and low-drag steering and oil pumps. Audi claims fuel savings of up to 15 per cent and rates the 2.7-litre turbo-diesel in the A6 at 6.4 litres/100km — pretty good for a big saloon even though this city-bound test recorded a more modest 8.2 l/100km.