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2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Question: poor diesel mileage

 

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joegasperino, 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Merritt Island, FL, August 02, 2013, 12:33
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2010 tdi jetta 13000 miles when i bought it last month. kept in garage. seller said he got 45 mpg . car was used very little. I get 30 to 35 miles pr gallon. every body I talk to gets 45 to 50 miles per gallon even 10 year old vw diesels. vw dealership says everything checks out ok. at 70 miles per hour , tach is at 2400rpms.

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    Karmakanix from Karmakanix, November 29, 2014, 23:40
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    Simple stuff would be air filter restricted. Very low tires?
    6 speed transmission or automatic DSG?
    No check engine light (MIL)? Most causes would also turn on the check engine light.

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