Jetta TDI Test

Diesel may not be a dirty word any more, but can diesel be fun as well as efficient? Follow our updates to find out.

Jetta TDI Test

Diesel may not be a dirty word any more, but can diesel be fun as well as efficient? Follow our updates to find out.


Autocross: A Driving Experience for Everyone

July 12, 2011

Performance driving options have always been limited. Amateur racing and open track days are well established across the States, but they aren't necessarily budget-friendly.

Driving in the mountains or on twisty back roads provides plenty of hair-raising excitement, but it's neither the safest nor the most appropriate venue to really push your limits, or those of your car. Read more

Jetta TDI Updates

See news, reviews and videos covering the latest luxury car developments.


2011 VW Jetta TDI Test - Run, Olga, Run

October 7, 2011

Olga's practicality is to put to the test by AutoTrader's resident triathlete. Read more


Jetta Test: VW Navigation

September 28, 2011

It's hit and miss for our Jetta's navigation system. Read more


The Difference with Today's Diesel

August 10, 2011

Diesel technology has come a long way over the past 30 years. The difference is clear behind the wheel of the 2011 VW Jetta TDI. Read more


2011 VW Jetta TDI Test - More than Economy

July 22, 2011

VW has done the impossible. They've built an economy car you can love. Read more


Flying vs. Driving Challenge

July 6, 2011

To get from Atlanta to Baltimore, which is cheaper, a plane ticket or a road trip in the Volkswagen Jetta TDI? Read more


VW Jetta TDI vs. Hyundai Elantra Limited

June 27, 2011

The technology-packed Elantra takes on our Jetta TDI in a 200-mile road trip to Chattanooga and back. Read more


Atlanta to Florida with Fuel to Spare

June 13, 2011

Writer Joe Trolango takes the Jetta TDI on an extended road trip to see his mom in Florida. How far can it go before he has to refuel? Read more


Olga vs. Jane

May 31, 2011

How does the 2011 Jetta TDI stack up to its forebear? A long-time Jetta owner explores the evolution. Read more


Olga Kidnapped!

May 16, 2011

AutoTrader's CEO surprises us with his interest in the diesel Jetta. Read more


The Jetta TDI Arrives

May 10, 2011

We welcome Olga, our year-long VW Jetta TDI, to the AutoTrader test fleet. Read more

Jetta News & Reviews


2005-2010 VW Jetta - Used Car Review - Video

October 24, 2011

The VW Jetta is a great choice if you're looking for great fuel economy and a nicer interior than the average economy car. Read more


VW Recalls Diesel-Powered TDI Models

October 7, 2011

Volkswagen issued a voluntary recall affecting nearly 160,000 VW and Audi vehicles with the TDI engine due to potential fuel line leaks. Read more


2005-2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: Used Car Review

August 15, 2011

The 2005-2010 VW Jetta TDI is a fun sedan with great mileage, tons with features and an attractive price. Read more


2011 Volkswagen Jetta - New Car Video Review

March 22, 2011

VW is aiming for mainstream with the new bigger and cheaper Jetta sedan. Opt for the TDI clean diesel for a hybrid rivaling 42 mpg. Read more


5 Reasons to Buy: 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

March 16, 2011

The 2011 Jetta improves upon what was already a fun and stylish compact sedan. Here are five things that make the new Jetta compelling. Read more