Diesel VW Golf Coming to America Next Year

Small-car, clean-diesel enthusiasts will be glad to hear that the 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI will be sold in the U.S. next year. Why should you be glad? Well, for starters, it was name the “World Car of the Year.” Here are the deets, if you’re in the market for a fuel-efficient car while you wait for the Nissan Leaf to be available in your town:

  • Two doors for $17,490; four doors for $19,190
  • 2.0-liter TDI clean diesel engine
  • 140 hp, 236 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 mpg city, 41 mpg highway
  • 0-60 mph in 8.6 seconds
  • CFC-free air conditioning standard

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