2009 Jetta TDI And Sportwagen TDI Pricing Announced, Just $23,590 To…

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 6/18/08 5:00pm

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

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Part Three

Why you should buy the 2009 Jetta SportWagen: You want a Euro wagon and don't have the stash for an Audi S4 Avant or the desire to stuff your friends in an A3. The question of how you're going to get all of this stuff back to your loft from Trader Joe's is a common one. Subaru? Nothanku. You are a keeper of the… » 5/22/08 12:00pm 5/22/08 12:00pm

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Part Two

Exterior Design:**
The lines that we like on the Golf GTI somehow fall short with the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. The taillight assembly looks like it was tacked on to the design at the last minute and the grille looks more like the work of an overzealous orthodontist than what we picture when we think of VW. The … » 5/21/08 12:30pm 5/21/08 12:30pm

2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Part One

The affluent neighborhood of Glencoe, Illinois is home to a curving street of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed houses reached by a single-access bridge also designed by Wright. The black 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen parked on said bridge couldn't be more incongruous to the surrounding Prairie School architecture, which… » 5/20/08 12:00pm 5/20/08 12:00pm