The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel 6AT and Volkswagen Golf TDI are good types of diesel cars, according to Car and Driver. These vehicles are significantly more fuel-efficient than gas-powered alternatives.
The Volkswagen Golf TDI is a four-door hatchback available in manual and automatic models. It has a 13.5-gallon fuel tank and a cruising range of about 450 miles. The Golf TDI's optional features include a sunroof, moisture-sensitive windshield wipers and heated leatherette seats.
The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel 6AT is a four-door diesel sedan. It has a 700-mile cruising range, 15.4 feet of cargo space and folding rear seats. The Cruze Diesel 6AT also has 10 airbags and an optional rear-vision camera.