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Old February 12th, 2017, 18:26   #33
Rather Be Biking
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Originally Posted by jpltdi View Post
I am one of those people who got a 2017 Jetta S 1.4 TSI with my $500 dealer card that was going to expire in November. Just filled it up for the second time today, 577 miles on 13.3 gallons, which I calculate to be 43.4 miles per gallon in mixed driving. I tend to drive it like a diesel and use boost a lot. (Not sure if this is good for longevity, but it just feels good to me.) I'm certainly impressed - I can never get much more than 40 mpg with the 2014 Passat TDI DSG.
Same story here. My 2017 Jetta S with a 1.4 has actually been more fun to drive than my 2009 JSW TDI, and it's getting better mileage than my somewhat battered TDI. Plenty of power starting at a lower RPM than the TDI and I hardly ever get past 2500 RPM (except from time to time for maintenance purposes).
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