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    Volkswagen Jetta TDI
    Long Term: 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: January 2012
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    Stellar fuel efficiency is still the name of the game when it comes to our long-term Volkswagen Jetta TDI, as it's averaging well over its EPA-estimated 9.4L/100 km city and 6.7 highway in our hands. In fact, with a deft throttle foot, it's not terribly difficult to crest the 5.6L/100 km plateau on long, steady-speed trips. The oil-burning steed recently ...

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    VW and Audi announce recall on TDI diesel models
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    Volkswagen has officially announced a recall of Jetta TDI and Golf TDI models as well as certain Audi A3 TDI vehicles after a recent stop sale. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem stems from the fuel line that feeds injector number two. Over time, the resonance from the injector could cause the line to fail, ...

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    Stop-sale issued for Volkswagen Jetta and Golf TDI diesel models, recall imminent?
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    Volkswagen has issued a stop-sale on all 2009-2012 Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen and Golf TDI vehicles equipped with the company's 2.0-litre TDI turbo-diesel engine pending a voluntary safety recall. It's unclear whether or not the 2012 Passat will also be impacted. In a document released to the automaker's dealers, Volkswagen said that the problem stems from ...

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    2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI being investigated over potential fuel leak
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    The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching an investigation concerning 40,000 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI models. This is the result of NHTSA receiving seven complaints from Jetta TDI owners citing leakage from the fuel line to the fuel injector. If an official recall is issued, both the 2011 Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen will be ...

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    Review: Honda Civic Hybrid takes on Chevrolet Cruze Eco and Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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    Battle Of The Eco Compact Cars If you wanted a highly efficient compact car five years ago, you bought a hybrid. Diesel was still a dirty word commonly reserved for heavy-duty pickups and the occasional Euro import, and 8.0 L/100km was just becoming the new industry benchmark. The Chevrolet Volt was still just a concept, all-electrics like the Nissan ...

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    Ad Spotting: VW Gets Serious About Pushing Diesel
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    Company: Volkswagen of America Medium: TV Ad Agency: Deutsch/LA Product: 2011 Jetta TDI Campaign: "Can I Drive" What We Like: That VW is putting some money behind marketing its clean diesel models. VW's sister company, Audi, has long been pushing its diesel offerings, while VW seemed to be mostly letting its enthusiast audience do word-of-mouth for ...

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    2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Edition: Cold Weather Start [w/video]
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    The 2.0-liter turbo diesel in our long-term 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Edition is a very modern mill, so we were curious how it would handle starting in the frigid clime of northeastern Ohio this time of year. Diesel engines typically have three vulnerabilities when it comes to cold weather starts: the fuel, the battery and their glow plugs. First, ...