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Old 03-08-2010, 08:43 PM
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Official non-BMW Diesel Thread

This thread is for a look at diesels from other automakers, such as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen.
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Volkswagen Golf TDI Review (from The Diesel Driver)


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The Volkswagen Golf, launched as the Rabbit in the United States, has been in the VW lineup since 1974, introduced as the front-wheel-drive replacement for the air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle (Käfer). The name Golf is derived from the German word for the Gulf Stream, in keeping with the company’s convention of naming its cars after prominent winds including the Scirocco, the Passat, and the Jetta.


The 2010 Golf is the sixth generation of the car, debuted at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, and went on sale in Europe in early 2009. It went on sale in the U.S. last October and has an elegant, more aerodynamic design than its predecessors, somewhat reminiscent of the first Golf. The streamlined exterior helps contribute to improved fuel economy.
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The 2010 Golf comes in gasoline- and diesel-powered powered versions and the diesel gets the Bosch common rail direct injection system that replaces the much older Pumpe Düse (PD) unit injector that was in older Golfs
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F10 2014 535d M Sport Mondstein Metallic
F10 2012 ActiveHybrid 5 Azuritschwarz Metallic
MB 2011 E350 BlueTec
E70 2011 X5 xDrive35d*
E90 2010 335d*
E60 2008 550i*

E90 2006 330xi*
E90 2006 325i
E90 2006 330xi*
E39 2003 530i*
E46 2000 328Ci*
E36 1996 328iS*
E36 1992 325i*
E30 1991 318is*
E21 1982 320iS*
E21 1979 320 (6-Zyl)*
*retired
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