Is 2012 VW Golf TDI reliable?

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Is 2012 VW Golf TDI reliable?

The Golf is an upscale car and great value It has been the most reliable car I’ve ever owned and never needed anything more than oil changes, breaks, and tires. Its an excellent car and I would recommend to anyone. Rating breakdown (out of 5): Comfort 5.0.

Is Golf TSI or TDI better?

Engine Specs TDI vs TSI Volkswagen If you look at the 2016 Golf TSI model, it is more affordable than the TDI and offers slightly more horsepower. The 2016 Golf TDI on the other hand, offers more torque.

Is the Volkswagen Golf TDI a good car?

VW Golf 1600 tdi. A good, medium-sized car for 2-4 people. Handles well, responsive and economical. Averaged 61mpg over a 5 year period.

What year TDI is the best?

Best years, mk3 96-99 manual only, then mk4 99 to 03, do NOT get the auto. Skip the 04, they changed the engine at that time, and skip the mk5 model. From 2011 to 2016 are good models, but the Auto DSG requires the fluid to be changed every 40k.

Are Jetta TDI good cars?

A good, used Jetta TDI, on the other hand, will easily last much longer and won’t cost too much when repairs are needed. Repair Pal gave the Volkswagen Jetta a four out of five when it comes to reliability and estimates an average annual repair cost of $609.

How fast is Jetta TDI?

122 mph
It’s a front-wheel drive front-engined compact sedan with 4 doors & 5 seats. With 108 hp, the turbocharged 2 Liter 16v Inline 4 diesel engine accelerates this Jetta 2.0 TDI 110 to 62 mph in 11.0 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 122 mph.

Whats faster TSI or TDI?

The figures confirm that the TDI and the TSI are very close in performance, thanks to the turbo in both cases. The gasoline version has a slight edge in speed and acceleration, and the diesel remains more economical, as expected.

Does TDI mean turbo?

The first part of the TDI moniker is relatively straightforward – it stands for ‘Turbocharged’, indicating that the car has a turbocharger fitted to its engine.

Are VW TDI expensive to maintain?

We have two Jetta TDI wagons, a 2002 Mk4 ALH automatic and a 2005 Mk4 BEW manual, both with well over 200,000 miles. Our maintenance costs have averaged just over $0.10/mile (USD) over the time we’ve owned them.

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