Audi A6 3.0 TDI Settlement Info
If you an Audi owner or an enthusiast no doubt you know about dieselgate. If you happen to drive the one with 3.0 TDI engine you are part of the whole thing. Where are we at the process now? Hopefully you went to Audi’s Claim website and started the process. Heads up, it is a bit of a process to firstly get the amount of money you are owed and then verify your vehicle ownership with the dealership.
Federal Trade Comission requires VW to repair, buyback and compensate the owners of 3.0 TDI engines. Here is the link describing the decision, P
Generation 1 TDI 3.0 – fix the emissions and offer cash payout, buybacks or early lease termination
Generation 2 TDI 3.0 – fix the emissions, not buybacks offered right now. Their rationale that they can actually fix generation 2 engines to be compliant with the original EPA and CARB certifications. In any case if they can’t find a way to fix it, then buybacks and cash payouts will be offered to Generation 2 owners as well. Currently Generation 2 owners are schedule for repairs after Generation 1 cars have been dealt with.
It is important to note that VW is still proposing the fix that needs to be approved by the government first. One has to wonder if the know how to fix it, why they didn’t design the engine like that right away?
December 20, 2017 – this is by which date the fix needs to be approved by EPA/CARB or Buyback option starts be open for Generation 2 owners.
Yes Bosch was dragged into the scandal. Part of their agreement is that they assume no acceptance of guilt or liability. They will pay $327,500,000 to settle the claim. This should be around $1500 per claim.
Settlement Payments To Generation Two OwnersIf Emissions Compliant Repair Timely Available
|Model Year and Trim||Emissions Compliant Repair Receive the repair and a payment of:|
|2014 Audi A6 TDI Premium Plus||$8,014-$8,349|
|2014 Audi A6 TDI Prestige||$8,407-$8,989|
|2015 Audi A6 TDI Premium Plus||$8,562-$8,884|
|2015 Audi A6 TDI Prestige||$8,912-$9,509|
|2016 Audi A6 Premium Plus||$9,156-$10,885|
Based on forum communication we will be adding a sample of cash payouts here. All of these numbers don’t include Bosch portion of around $1500.
|Owned or Leased||Type of Audi A6||Cash Payout||Notes|
|Owned||2014 A6 TDI Prestige||$8586.74|
|Owned||2014 A6 P+||$8,156|
|Owned||2014 A6 TDI Prestige||$4,200||dealership filed a former owner claim and wants half of the money. #stealership|
If they can’t come up with the proper solution to fixing the actual issue regarding the environment, Audi will be forced to buy back the cars. Here are proposed number:
|Mode and Trim||Option 1 Buyback (if available) Sell your vehicle back to Audi and receive a total payment of||Option 2: Reduced Emissions Modifications (if available) Keep the vehicle and receive a cash payment of|
|2014 Audi A6 TDI Premium Plus||$53,903-$61,978||$13,878-$19,003|
|2014 Audi A6 TDI Prestige||$57,828-$70,965||$13,978-$21,915|
|2015 Audi A6 TDI Premium Plus||$59,378-$68,617||$14,503-$20,892|
|2015 Audi A6 TDI Prestige||$62,878-$76,478||$14,578-$22,828|
|2016 Audi A6 Premium Plus||$67,803-$87,404||$15,305-$22,325|