Passat TDI

  • 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    Friday, March 18th, will mark six months since the news that Volkswagen deliberately circumvented U.S. EPA emissions laws on so-called "clean diesel" models sold from 2009 through 2015. That news hit the automotive world like a bombshell, and led to consequences for VW Group that are still unfolding. Executives have resigned, a fact-finding effort by a legal firm will report next month, dozens of government agencies are investigating, and unhappy owners have filed hundreds of lawsuits. VW Group has since taken all diesel vehicles, both new and Certified Used, off sale in the U.S. No new...

  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE
    How Will VW Fix My Diesel Car, And When? A List Of All Models

    Volkswagen's U.S. CEO, Michael Horn, spent several hours yesterday testifying in front of a Congressional panel on the company's growing TDI diesel-emission cheating scandal. From that testimony, we can now break down how many cars and which models were affected, how the company expects to fix...

  • 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI fuel economy world record attempt
    Volkswagen Passat TDI Aims For 68 MPG On U.S. Road Trip

    Volkswagen's 2013 Passat TDI is the most efficient diesel vehicle currently on sale. Its EPA-rated figures of 31 mpg city, 43 highway and 35 combined put it above a throng of other Volkswagen-Audi diesels, and make it a prime choice for frugal highway driving. But is 68 mpg within reach? If you're...

  • John and Helen Taylor achieve 1,626 miles on a tank of Diesel in a VW Passat TDI
    One Fill, 1626 Miles? Meet The Taylors And Their VW Passat Diesel

    There are many routes to outstanding fuel efficiency, but it's often diesel that's chosen to demonstrate the highest mpg numbers and longest distances. Mileage experts Helen and John Taylor achieved both, to become the world record holders for the longest distance driven on one tank of fuel, using...

  • 2012 Volkswagen Passat
    2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI: GreenCarReports Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominee

    Hybrids and, more recently, plug-in cars seem to have gotten all the green ink lately, leaving fans of fuel-sipping clean diesels out in the cold. Four makers sell diesel passenger vehicles in the U.S. for 2012: Audi and BMW joined longtime stalwarts Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen a few years back...

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