Comparisons for Volkswagen Jetta TDI

March 7, 2009/Steve Tackett
2010-Ford-Fusion-Hybrid

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Base Price: $27,270
Expected city range of 700 miles on one tank of gas; can go up to 47 mph in electric mode; EPA 41/36 mpg

Chevrolet-Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt
Base Price: $15,670
Enhancements for 2009 for better fuel efficiency; Insurance Institute for Highway Safety “Best Pick”; EPA: 25/37 mpg

Toyota-Corolla

Toyota Corolla
Base Price: $15,530
All-new for 2009; choice 1.8L or 2.4L four-cylinder engines; new driving position for wider range of driver heights; EPA: 26/35 mpg