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Road Test Gallery: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Most folks here in the United States wince at the thought of driving a diesel powered car. While common in Europe, a diesel in anything but a truck has been a hard sell. With the introduction of the Jetta TDI, Volkswagen is giving us Americans a chance to see what we’ve been missing out on.

We admit skepticism when the TDI rolled up at the office.  Other than great fuel economy- why are diesel engines so popular on the other side of the pond?  We soon found out….the Jetta TDI is a blast to drive.

Look for our full Road Test Review of the Volkswagen Jetta TDI soon

Exclusive Road Test Photo Gallery

Photographer: Zane Merva