Volkswagen Jetta: 2006-’10
August 8, 2016


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The Mexico-built Jetta provided German-engineered fit and finish at a far more affordable price than, for example, a BMW 3-Series, Audi A4 or Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan. Both Jetta gasoline engines, including the 150-horsepower five-cylinder (upgraded to 170 horsepower for 2008) and the 200-horsepower turbo four-cylinder (standard in the sporty GLI) delivered decent power. As well, the 140-horsepower four-cylinder turbo-diesel available on 2009-’10 Jettas delivered impressive fuel economy along with reasonable acceleration and was a significant improvement over the 2006-only 100-horsepower diesel.

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