VW Voluntarily Recalls 13,500 Vehicles Over DSG Transmission Woes

VW of America says a small number of Jetta, Jetta SportWagen, GTI, and Eos models built between September 2008 and August 2009 may have faulty DSG transmissions and has recalled 2009 and some 2010 vehicles. [PRNewswire] » 8/20/09 4:30pm 8/20/09 4:30pm

2009 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI, Part One

Conventional car enthusiast wisdom states the VW Jetta TDI is the thinking man's fuel-efficient car. Free of the complication, sacrificed driving dynamics and image of hybrids, it makes do with diesel instead. » 6/03/09 3:00pm 6/03/09 3:00pm

2009 VW Jetta TDI Sedan, Sportwagen Eligible For $1,300 Federal Tax…

While no official announcement has been made by either VW or the Feds, word has it the new 2009 VW Jetta TDI will be eligible for a $1,300 alternative-fuel federal tax credit. A leaked dealer release also shows that the new Jetta oilburners will be EPA rated at 29 MPG city/40 MPG highway, but that Volkswagen got them… » 7/24/08 10:20am 7/24/08 10:20am

2009 Jetta SportWagen Pricing, Specs Announced

While we've been waiting for an official announcement of prices and specs for the 2009 Jetta SportWagen, someone noticed that the prices are actually now up on the VeeDub website. Works for us. The base price, sans destination, is $18,999 for the S mode with the 2.5-Liter I5 and a five-speed manual (which we reviewed). … » 6/04/08 10:20am 6/04/08 10:20am