2009 VW Jetta TDI Achieves 58.82 MPG While Traveling Through Lower 48, Sets World Record

To raise awareness of the high mileage it’s possible to achieve by driving sensibly in a sensible vehicle, John and Helen Taylor traversed the lower 48 states in a stock 2009 VW Jetta TDI »9/30/08 3:00pm. Staying within 5 MPH of the posted speed limit, the couple used just 11 tanks of fuel on the trip resulting in an overall fuel…

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

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

2009 Jetta TDI And Sportwagen TDI Pricing Announced, Just $23,590 To Move Your Goethe Statues

Volkswagen has finally announced the price for their pair of Diesel Jettas, with the regular TDI sedan and the Jetta SportWagen starting out at $21,990 and $23,590, respectively. When we reviewed the SportWagen we thought it was a fairly good value, especially the base SportWagen, which starts at $18,999. With a… »6/18/08 5:00pm