By on January 26, 2016

vw tsi tdi

Perhaps you heard. Volkswagen ran into a little trouble with their previously acclaimed TDI diesel engines.

No matter.

Volkswagen’s recently introduced 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder gas-fired engine was already beginning to weaken the case for the optional 2-liter diesel. But now a new 1.4-liter turbo – yes, a wee little 1393 cc four pot – generates the same amount of torque as the 1.8T, has only 20 fewer ponies, revs with sweet abandon, and produces real-world fuel economy figures that challenge the TDI.

The pick of the Jetta range? You better believe it. More pertinently, there’s no better base engine in an affordable small car in 2016. Say goodbye to the TDI if you must, even temporarily, then welcome this TSI with wide open arms. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • redapple: Fan that likes flying… Jeez brother, how many service trip did you make ( and ones that required a...
  • ThomasSchiffer: Which high-speed trains are you referring to? France has the TGV, the only really high-speed train in...
  • theflyersfan: Yeah…Tony’s end wasn’t all that good. That’s one area where the movie got all...
  • pmirp1: Lou_BC, yeah right, has nothing to do with American masculinity. But for weak people like Dal that is...
  • Skippity: MRF 95 T-Bird If it shrinks being on the Giorgio Platform I think it’ll suffer.

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber