Some inexpensive and highly rated diesel cars include the Volkswagen Jetta TDI, Honda Civic Ctdi, Toyota Tundra and Volkswagen Touareg. The models deliver highly rated performances using diesel fuel.
The Jetta TDI is a four-door sedan with a 4-cylinder Turbo engine. The Honda Civic Ctdi reaches speeds of up to 146 miles per hour. The Toyota Tundra is a bestselling mid-size pickup truck. The Volkswagen Touareg is a popular model that retains a high resale value.
Early models of diesel-powered cars could not operate at high speeds. As of 2015, manufacturers build many diesel vehicles to go 100 miles per hour or more.