Tag: dieselgate

2017 Ecodiesels Approved for Sale

The Ecodiesel is back! In late July the EPA gave official approval for Fiat-Chrysler to resume selling model year 2017 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel models.  This bring to a close what at first some assumed to be a “Dieselgate Part 2” follow up to VW, complete with buybacks and fines.  However, according ...

55mpg on a 2015 Jetta TDI DSG

“Fixed” 2015 Mileage Report

One of the largest concerns surrounding DIESELGATE is the impact that the emissions “fix” would have on performance and efficiency.  So far, it seems those worries were unfounded. We have two 2015 models in the IDParts fleet – a 2015 Jetta Sedan w/ DSG automatic transmission and a 2015 Golf Sportwagen with the 6-speed manual ...

DIESELGATE – 2015 Modifications and Warranty

We now know more about the emissions modification process for model-year 2015 TDIs. Plus, fixed 2015 TDIs are getting an extended emissions warranty.  The paperwork regarding the modification & extended warranty is pretty confusing, so we will do our best to brake it down for you.  Click read more for full details…

DIESELGATE – Unsold 2015s Now Available!

VW has gotten permission from the EPA to sell leftover, new, unsold 2015 TDIs.  We’ve got the information you need to know about buying one and getting the best deal you can.

DIESELGATE Series – Buyout or Fix, which is better?

A question that we get asked often at IDParts is whether the buyback or the fix is the better offer.  The answer is – both.  Check out why I think so…

DIESELGATE Series – DPF Technical Description

How the exhaust systems on 2.0L TDI “Clean Diesels” work, and why they matter if you want to understand “Dieselgate” and how VW cheated emissions testing.