Tag: TDI

Review: 2015 VW Jetta TDI SEL

Months ago, we decided that we would, once again, make the pilgrimage to the Motor City to cover the North American International Auto Show. It would be our third year returning to the floor of the Cobo Center, to walk amongst the thousands of international media, and to […]

Stepping Out: Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland ECODiesel is where eco-friendly meets rugged off-roading fun. With an increase in environmentally conscious consumers, manufacturers have been revamping their models to accommodate such needs. Jeep has accomplished this by introducing an optional diesel V6 into the Grand Cherokee for 2014. With suitable […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2014 NYIAS

The 2014 New York International Auto Show media days ended on Thursday and the show opened to the public on Saturday. Now that we’ve caught up on sleep, we had time to reflect on some of our favorite (and least favorite) moments from this year’s show. Keep in […]

NYIAS 2014: Day 1

Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show 2014 has drawn to a close. The morning began with a keynote address from Ford COO Mark Fields and ended with a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. In between the bookends of Ford Motor Company […]

Toss Up: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

For 2014, Mitsubishi executed an extensive redesign for the Outlander. SUVs have always been popular, requiring manufacturers to burn the midnight oil to come up with fresh ideas that will draw the attention of consumers. The latest design from Mitsubishi is one that will give people a reason […]

Rewired: 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Everyone knows the Toyota Avalon as the flagship for Toyota.  Last spring, Toyota unveiled an entirely redesigned Avalon.  The new design also came with the addition of a hybrid model, and that is the one we have here. We were interested to see how Toyota applied their mastery […]

Little Black Dress: 2014 VW Touareg TDI

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI is the automotive equivalent of a little black dress. Every woman has one—they’re simple, timeless, and useful in a number of different situations. The Touareg has embodied these characteristics since its inception. Although the 2014 model year received only a few minor changes, […]

The Euro Option: 2013 VW Passat TDI SE

Something amazing is happening in America. Both the take rates for manual transmissions and diesel powertrains are on the rise. Similarly, the sales of manual-equipped diesel-powered vehicles is also on the rise. We at Limited Slip Blog refer to that combo as “the Euro option” since this powertrain combination […]