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Volkswagen Jetta Wagon

Episode 2838

We were so with the 2009 Volkswagen TDI as the new clean diesel benchmark we presented it with our Drivers’ “Best of the Year” honors for But, while our initial test concentrated on the Jetta TDI all the accolades also apply to the TDI SportWagen. And, since eco diesel is even more and family friendly, we think it deserves some time in the

The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI makes a good first even before you drive it. clearly a two-box design, it follows the athletic and youthful of the Jetta Sedan. While the and the Sedan share everything of the windshield, spiffy details to the carryall include standard rails and around back, a spoiler.

Like the TDI Sedan, the SportWagen the road on 16- or 17-inch alloy which are turned by VW’s 4-cylinder clean diesel; a turbocharged 16-valve unit common rail direct Ratings are 140 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of Power hits the front-wheels either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed Tiptronic DSG automatic.

larger European V6 clean this TDI needs no urea for — a fluid which periodic refill — in to neutralize Nitrogen Oxide Instead, VW’s system a NOx trap and particulate filter to harmful pollutants. Other advancements include a high fuel pump that Bosch Piezo-controlled injectors for complete combustion. Plus, an catalyst that converts and carbon monoxide into vapor and carbon dioxide.

All of this technology results in low and high Government Fuel Ratings of 30 city/41 highway a manual transmission, and 29 city/40 with the automatic on low-sulfur fuel. We achieved a hybrid-like miles-per-gallon in real-world driving. Jetta TDI has an Energy Impact of just 11.6 barrels of oil per and a small carbon footprint of 6.2 tons of CO2 emitted.

When we drove the sedan last it was out in the canyons of southern California too far to drag it back to our Maryland facility. So when the SportWagen at our studios this Spring, we anxious to let our crew put it through a track test. In the sprints, our rolled from 0 to 60 in 8.9 seconds and the quarter-mile in 17 seconds at 83 miles-per-hour. was lots of torque coming off the but this Jetta is not a lightning-fast Nevertheless, power delivery is and strong.

The Jetta SportWagen is armed the same MacPherson strut and rear multilink geometry as the and thus shares the same driving feel. Our handling revealed only a modicum of front push. Though roll was apparent, it to was modest and added to the fun factor, and if you really get going, the Electronic Stability is there to reel you back in. the suspension is tuned soft, but allows for a very a compliant, and quiet ride that’s for daily family duties.

Volkswagen Jetta Wagon

The well-equipped interior of the SportWagen is and defined by soft-touch materials and a design. But the difference between the and wagon variants is obviously in the — which starts by an extra inch of rear-seat to the wagon. But more importantly, the sedan offers a generous 16 trunk, the SportWagen delivers that at 32.8 cubic — and that’s with the 60/40 split seats up. them down and you get 66.9 feet of cargo space. 10 cubic feet more the VW Tiguan utility.

Seats are and supportive all the way around with and power recline up front. The SportWagen TDI also comes with a full compliment of and a premium 10-speaker stereo with in-dash 6-disc For a touch of refinement, our tester an optional navigation system and

The VW Jetta TDI SportWagen starts at for the manual, and $25,670 for the automatic, and TDI buyers will be eligible for a Income Tax credit. Earlier year we called the 2009 Jetta TDI an efficient, spirited, compact family car series. We wanted to make sure everyone knew we were about both the Sedan and the And, they’re not just for fans. They may be green, but also great!

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Engine: Turbocharged 16-valve

Volkswagen Jetta Wagon
Volkswagen Jetta Wagon
Volkswagen Jetta Wagon
Volkswagen Jetta Wagon
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