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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI joins Autoblog's Long-Term Garage

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery If you had told us last year that this year's most controversial redesign would be the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, we would've politely walked away and laughed at your outrageous claim behind your back. We're like that. But here we are, and the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta is, arguably, the most controversial redesign of the year. The reason is not so much how the designer's hand has changed the car's look, but rather how the bean counters and product managers have completely changed what the Jetta is. It's no longer a... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.0L Turbo Diesel
Power:
140 HP / 236 lb-ft
Transmission:
6-Speed Manual
MSRP:
$24,195
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    LA 2008: Green Car of the Year is the Volkswagen Jetta TDI
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    SEMA 2008: Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Edition Street Concept so close to production
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    SEMA 2007: Jetta TDI Cup Racer plays capture the (chequered) flag
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    click above image for more high-res pics of the Jetta TDI Cup Racer Racing diesels are the thing to have nowadays, and VW will get into the game next year with its Jetta TDI clean diesel cup racer. The Jetta TDI will form the basis of a 1-make series in the U.S. run at up to 8 venues and sanctioned by the SCCA. The Jettas will all be owned, prepared by, ...

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