2009 VW Jetta Sportwagen TDI, Part Two

Yesterday we reveled in the frugal performance of the VW Jetta Sportwagen TDI's diesel engine, but bemoaned the awful DSG gearbox. Join us today as we examine the Jetta's abilities in detail. » 6/04/09 3:00pm 6/04/09 3:00pm

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

VW: Enthusiasts' Arbeit Macht Frei Content On Their Diesel-Seite

VW has launched a "consumer blog forum" all about diesel-fueled German cars. VW believes by concentrating all diesel-lovers into one small camp, they'll work to create free content. » 5/04/09 5:15pm 5/04/09 5:15pm

2009 VW Jetta TDI Achieves 58.82 MPG While Traveling Through Lower 48,…

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 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…