2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

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Rank: #5

Class: Diesel Cars

0-60 Time: 7.8 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Diesel Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #5, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI races 0-60 mph in 7.8 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Spirited Cars.

It falls behind the #4 ranked 2014 Jeep Grand Cheeokee Summit EcoDiesel by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #6 ranked 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI by 0.6 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI vs. 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, you would WIN by 0.6 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Volkswagen, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 2012.

Vehicle information

Year: 2012

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Jetta TDI

Engine: I-4 turbocharged diesel

Horsepower: 140

Torque: 236

Transmission: A

Curb Weight: 3270

City MPG: 30

Highway MPG: 42

MSRP: $24,865

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #589

Best 0-60 Time: 7.8 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 16.1 seconds

@ speed: 86.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 138.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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