Why is the Audi Q2 2.0 not available with the TFSI engine?

I've tried to order the Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI Quattro S Tronic, but Audi tell me the quattro is unavailable with the TFSI (petrol) engine.

Asked on 18 May 2017 by NJP100

Answered by Honest John
This is to keep down corporate average CO2. Car manufacturers are caught between two trees. They are being told to lower NOx output, which means selling less diesels. But they are also being told to lower average CO2 output, which means selling more diesels. They simply cannot fill the gap with electric cars and petrol hybrids unless they are geared up for this, like Toyota is.
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