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How Volkswagen is Bringing the Power of Diesel to America

Last updated 5 years ago

Modern diesel technology provides engines with fuel-efficiency, low emissions, and sporty performance. Volkswagen is bringing the power of diesel to America with its line-up of diesel vehicles. Let’s take a closer look at some of Volkswagen’s diesel powered vehicles:

Passat TDI

The Volkswagen Passat with Diesel technology offers superb gas mileage and outstanding performance. The 2012 VW Passat TDI has a fuel rating of 43 mpg, a figure which would inspire envy in even the driver of a hybrid vehicle. With a range of 795 miles per tank, you will save money and time with fewer trips to the filling pump. TDI stands for Turbo Direct Injection, which is the cornerstone of Volkswagen’s Diesel technology. Fuel is injected directly into the combustion chamber, which allows for efficient delivery and turbocharged performance. With this excellent performance and fuel rating, the Passat TDI was rated Green Car of the Year in 2009.

Golf TDI

For excellent diesel-powered performance at an incredible price, the Volkswagen Golf is an efficient and convenient hatchback. The Golf TDI is rated 30 mpg in the city/42 mpg on the highway and features a compact, two door design that makes it the perfect car for urban commuting. The upcoming VW Golf GTD model with Clean Diesel technology produces 185 horsepower and can accelerate from zero to 60 in 7.5 seconds. This award-winning model provides comfort, economy, and power in a stylish and space saving package.

Bluesport TDI

The Bluesport roadster concept vehicle showcases how Volkswagen is using diesel technology to build innovative, sporty, and economical vehicles for the future. The two-seat Bluesport TDI produces an athletic 180 horsepower from its 2.0-liter Clean Diesel engine. The Bluesport TDI combines excellent performance specifications with excellent fuel economy and low emissions, receiving an amazing fuel rating of 57 mpg when driven in Eco mode. Volkswagen is using innovative cars such as this to show that diesel offers both awesome performance and earth-friendly economy.

To experience Volkswagen’s diesel technology, contact Emich Volkswagen, your local Denver dealership, at (303) 757-7751. We have a very extensive inventory of diesel-powered Volkswagens to choose from. Browse our inventory online at, and contact us today if you’re interested in scheduling a test drive.


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