Originally Posted by bonnevilledad
The TDI'* have the torque curve, but are still only something like 90HP. I understand that VW is bringing out a 138HP version of the TDI in 04 with an even larger number for the torque. They are also bringing out a V10 Diesel monster in their new SUV (Toureag(?)).
Diesel may be slow, but if you are using them for economy...there is not too much that will beat it. I have had two of them...and I would purchase another if that was something I needed to worry about again!
i'd buy a dodge ram with the cummins TD