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10-20-2010, 08:00 PM
Filed under: Sedan (http://www.autoblog.com/category/sedans/), Subaru (http://www.autoblog.com/category/subaru/), Volkswagen (http://www.autoblog.com/category/volkswagen/), Diesel (http://www.autoblog.com/category/diesel/), Long-Term Garage (http://www.autoblog.com/category/long-term-garage/)

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Like two ships passing in the night, our long-term 2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT (http://www.autoblog.com/model/legacy) and 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street edition (http://www.autoblog.com/model/jetta+tdi) briefly met in person last Saturday morning before their driver - myself and Senior Editor Lavrinc - swapped keys, turned around and headed back to our respective ends of the country.

The Great Long-Term Vehicle Swap of 2010 went off without a hitch, and because we know more than a few of you are curious, you'll find a table after the jump that shows fuel consumption results for each vehicle on my own portion of the trip. But first, here are some other interesting factoids.

Miles Traveled: 4,938 total for both vehicles
Days: 4
Hours Driven: 10+ per day, per person
Starting Points: Cleveland, OH (Neff in Legacy), San Francisco, CA (Lavrinc in Jetta)
States Neff Traveled Through: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming
States Lavrinc Traveled Through: California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming
Meeting Point: Cheyenne, WY

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