Cylinder deactivation technology

Cylinder deactivation technology

If you’re looking at cutting your CO2 levels and your tax on your next company car then Audi’s cylinder deactivation technology is going to help you.

“Cylinder deactivation technology or variable displacement as it is also known is not new; forms of it have been in use since the late 19th century and is almost as old as the car itself. However in recent years it has been gaining our attention again as a valuable way to reduce CO2 emissions and boost the fuel economy of cars. Easy loss. In recent times, Audi has been prominent in the use of such technology, which deactivates some engine cylinders when the vehicle is experiencing light load duties, such as cruising at a steady speed.

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