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Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

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Up until Volkswagen’s preferred method of mileage has with TDI turbocharged engines. But despite wider and ever cleaner exhausts, diesel fuel prices stalled their appeal to What to do? Well, you could a small gasoline engine as automakers are doing to EcoBoost mileage, and of course there’s hybrid powertrains.

Well, how combining the two in the Jetta!

You won’t see in the name, but the 2013 Volkswagen Hybrid does indeed get the road with a combination of combustion, forced air induction, and power. And it all works fairly though you can feel some when the gas engine engages and It’s not disturbing; just of a reminder of what exactly is on.

And, what’s going on is worth of all-aluminum, direct turbo-charged I4 combined with a electric motor to output and 184 lb-ft. of torque. This produces Government Fuel Ratings of 42-City, 48-Highway, and That compares to 34 Combined for the

Still, our lead-footed drivers nowhere near the hybrid averaging just 36.7 of Premium. That’s about 5% than our last Jetta To be fair, we tested the hybrid in temperatures which required gas engine running time so should improve in warmer

No disappointment with the very Energy Impact Score of of oil burned annually with CO2 emissions of 3.3-tons.

And we love almost everything the Jetta Hybrid, as it is all so well The under-hood is pristine and purposeful little hint of hybrid save for the orange high cables. Trunk finish is for a non-luxury compact car; you do some cargo space due to the 11.3 cubic-ft. versus in a standard Jetta; but you still get down rear seatbacks for item storage.

You can follow with hybrid goings-on a unique instrument cluster forgoes the tach for a power with readings for eco, and boost. If you opt for navigation, you can also up with the specific hybrid and power flow diagrams. And was good power flowing at the as the Hybrid feels every bit as off the line as the standard Jetta and a bit than the TDI. 0-60 in flat.

And, that’s still 40 MPG potential.

The Hybrid comes with Volkswagen’s 7speed DSG gearbox and we have no complaints its very smooth operation or the feel of its shifts as the car worked its way to the end of the in 16.2-seconds at 87 miles-per-hour. The Jetta’s mix of and hybrid boost proved to be a pairing; you get the e-boost off the line and you get rolling, the turbo gets up and gives you another. It’s to us that it’s taken long for such a powertrain to

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

When it comes to cone the Jetta is by far at the top of the compact hybrid The independent rear suspension straight from the sportier GLI and makes the Hybrid feel yet solid, and very sport like. It’s the hybrid you expect Volkswagen to make.

While on the street, the brakes may a grabby feel because of the braking, especially at slow we were more than at the track where we averaged 119-feet to stop from 60.

The Hybrid will drive on power alone, but due to the small size, only for about a and only up to 44 miles-per-hour if E-mode is But it is easily the most entertaining hybrid out there, not so much you forget it’s a hybrid, but darn close.

You’d be pressed to tell by looking at it as the Jetta Hybrid is not super looking, and bears little of its new eco-friendly credentials. But the details are with the blue-highlighted VW logo and badging integrated smoothly the Jetta’s classy and understated It also adds a new front with redesigned air inlets, 17-inch wheels, and a rear

When it comes to pricing, the Hybrid starts at $25,790. If been contemplating a hybrid, but due to not wanting to drive a boring well here’s the car you’ve waiting for. And since you yes Volkswagen will continue to the Jetta TDI which is far less equipped but still cheaper by

Which one is right for you? we can’t answer that, but the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is a done hybrid wrapped in a tidy package that we enjoy living with day. That’s why we picked it as our Drivers’ Choice Best Eco

And if you were to pick one for yourself, we it would be just as friendly to you as it is to the

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