2009 Volkswagen Jetta Consumer Review: First Diesel

2009 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel - Consumer Review

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By WisconsinOutdoors on


2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbodiesel 6AM)


This is my first Diesel car. Like anyone who is considering the GAS vs. DIESEL debate we read so many online articles that we eventually got a headache. First Impression - We now have 700 miles on the car and on a 80 mile highway trip I averaged 42 mpg - driving 60-70 mph. Driving 75 or higher mpg dropped slightly. I have not been able to judge the city mileage yet. For anyone that is considering one best advice - test drive one. Great handling, good features, low road noise, and European design. Until I have to fill up I don't even realize I am driving a diesel. If diesel prices stay were they have been for my last three top offs it should pay for itself very quickly. You get what you pay 4

Best Features

European Handling and Design. Low Road Noise. Great feature is every single button from windows, locks, etc. has lights for night driving.

Worst Features

All power seating.
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