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Lynch Volkswagen
(773) 777-2000
5201 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL
 
Autoworld Volkswagon
(708) 450-4430
415 W Roosevelt Rd
Maywood, IL
 
Autobarn Oldsmobile-Volkswagen
(847) 864-0064
1001 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL
 
Autobarn Volkswagen Of Mount Prospect
(847) 392-6300
333 W Rand Rd
Mount Prospect, IL
 
City Volkswagen
(773) 794-7800
5330 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL
 
City Volkswagen
(773) 794-7800
5330 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL
 
Autobarn Ltd Volkswagen Mazda Chrysler Jeep
(847) 866-7600
1034 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL
 
Larry Roesch Volkswagon Of Bensenville
(630) 860-0400
313 W Grand Ave
Bensenville, IL
 
Larry Roesch Volkswagon Of Bensenville
(630) 860-0400
313 W Grand Ave
Bensenville, IL
 
Matteson Volkswagon
(708) 720-3300
5355 Miller Circle Dr
Matteson, IL
 

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

If you’re not quite ready to make the jump to a hybrid or a neighborhood electric vehicle, a very green choice is 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI.

Unlike inexpensive cars of yore that provided great economy wrapped in a body sourced from a sardine cannery, the Jetta delivers a driving experience significantly more sophisticated than its $23,090 price point would suggest. The 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo diesel thrums along smoothly and quietly, at some RPMs sounding exactly like a Subaru boxer engine. The Jetta TDI’s numbers are 30 city, 41 highway, figures that other journalists have bettered (our average was nearly 36 mpg for mostly urban driving over snow-clogged roads).

Its performance is far from anemic thanks to the 236-lb-ft of torque, but it takes some time to get used to the narrow rev band (red line is 4,500 rpm), so making 4,000 rpm gear changes—for the driver used to gasoline engines—feels like you’re short-shifting the six-speed manual all the time. And even when the mercury was solidly in the single digits, the diesel started quickly and ran without a hint stink or soot.

Beyond the sophistication, economy and power of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, we also like that it provides everything drivers need and none of the stuff drivers don’t. Regarding the former, necessary features in the categories of safety and convenience are all there. But more importantly, it’s in the latter grouping where the Jetta makes so much se...

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