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2012 Volkswagen Golf GTD

by Chris Paukert (RSS feed) on Oct 2nd, 2012 at 2:58PM

We're something of a broken record on Volkswagen's TDI family of diesels – torquey and efficient, they're really well-suited to the way Americans drive. We put that sentiment to a year-long test with a Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition not long ago, and enjoyed our time in what was basically an oil-burning GTI with a trunk. That is, until an unsolved catastrophic engine failure saw VW yank it away after just eight months. They subsequently replaced our Cup Street with a bog-standard Jetta TDI (in the new A6 generation), but the thrill was gone. Judging by our brief time with this Kermit... Read More

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