DRIVE Volkswagen Jetta TDI

You don't have to buy a hybrid to get good fuel economy. For enthusiasts who want to tread lighter, VW offers up the Jetta TDI. Like all modern diesel engines it's clean, quiet and efficient. Tom Voelk takes a look at this different way to go green.

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VW Jetta TDI vs Toyota Prius Showdown
The Jetta TDI on the track vs. Toyota Prius





Jetta TDI vs Hybrid, 1 tank to San Francisco Challenge
Matthew Welch, GM of Auburn VW believes in his New Jetta TDI so much that he's accepted the challenge of pitting his car against the Toyota Prius for fuel economy supremacy. He and a film crew will fill the tanks of both a New Volkswagen Jetta TDI and the Toyota Prius in Auburn Washington. They'll attempt to drive them both to San Francisco without stopping at a single gas station to fill up, all under the watchful eye of the film crew documenting everything. Which one will make the whole journey? Will either of them even make it?





2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review, Walkaround, Exhaust, Test Drive
Apparently, Volkswagen was listening when driving enthusiasts asked for a vehicle that could effectively blend high MPG numbers with a high fun factor. If your primary driving consist mostly of highway drives, make sure you check out any current Audi/Volkswagen product with their phenomenal TDI motor. If you're commute consist primary of sitting in stop and go traffic, a hybrid may suit you better.





2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Forget the smoke billowing from 18-wheelers and the stench of a passing city bus, because diesel technology - as applied to passenger vehicles like the 2009 Volkswagen jetta TDI - has cleaned up its act




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