Posts tagged "TDI"

Today's Rant: Seating position in the VW Passat

I just swapped into the 2013 VW Passat TDI with a 6-speed manual transmission. Before I sat in the driver’s seat, I was elated. I love driving a stick shift. And Vee-Dub typically does a great job with them. In fact, one of my favorite cars (a car I could own) is the Jetta with... Read more »

7 cars for people with active lifestyles

Urban (MSRP at or below $20,000): 2013 Kia Soul
As a marathon runner, I often find myself packing test vehicles with smelly runners, hauling backpacks and gear and, occasionally, changing in the back seat. Some vehicles are obviously more versatile than others. And some vehicles go above and beyond for those of us with active lifestyles. Enter the Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year.... Read more »

This is a new one

Volkswagen Jetta Sport Wagon TDI Steering Wheel Column To the left is a picture of my knee. What’s wrong with this picture? I’m short. And my knee is brushing against the steering wheel column of the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI. This is definitely a new one. Are you missing the part about the fact that... Read more »