Bought a new car yesterday

HHB Guns

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The ole PT cruiser was giving problems so we traded it on a 2010 Volkswagon Jetta with the TDI clean Diesel. The soon to be wife loves it so far. So many features and lots of safety stuff. I couldnt believe it...It has 8 airbags all around the cabin. Pretty fast too........My favorite part is the 42 MPG. The dealer says he gets 600 miles to the tank. We get a $650 check at the end of the year from the government for buying a clean diesel.
 

Frost

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Very Kool!
It always helps when the wife likes your car.
42mpg, 600 miles on a tank?
Heck it sounds like it almost makes it's own fuel.
Once upon a timeI had a 1957 Beetle.
I went places with that car that 4 wheel drive vehicles feared to go.
 

thebrasilian

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The new diesel are much better than all the crap that they are trying to do (electric, hybrid...). Those are nice cars. Enjoy.
 

mcdaniel

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Good choice, Jettas are awesome.

My wife has one, its a gas though. According to $3.00 diesel which is what i did my calculations on, breakeven for a TDI is 14,000 miles/ year.

She drives 10k per year so we got a gasser.

My dad has an 06 Passat TDI, and its a champ. He drives 50k miles per year and that thing just runs.
 
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