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Old 01-24-2013, 03:54 PM   #55
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Originally Posted by awesomechinz View Post
What if you talked with a local vw sales rep? Maybe they will be able to get you the TDI without the expensive trim (please do not flame about sales reps I know it is coming)
Originally Posted by E46330iguy View Post
nope the only way to get a tdi in the low trim level would be to buy the motor and swap it haha
This is and isn't true. The base model Jetta TDi costs $23k but doesn't come with the features of a gas Jetta SEL at $23k. The comparable TDi costs even more at nearly $25k.

I hate that in the US it costs more for a diesel yet in Europe it costs less.
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