2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid review It’s no Toyota Prius but …

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta review: It’s no Toyota but that’s a good thing

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The 2013 Jetta Hybrid gets 45 per gallon on the highway.

It is pretty that the Toyota Prius, in all of its is the best selling hybrid car in America. However, if you actually driving, the Prius is not the car for you. all of 134 horses on tap, even the pound, 2013 Prius on the highway, especially any highway an uphill grade in it.

Older Prius models are worse, with fewer 100 combined horsepower available substantially the same weight.

with a mountain pass, the altitude can rob the Prius of thirty of its naturally aspirated 1.8L cylinder gasoline power, is to to travel back in time to the of acceleration of the original Volkswagen

People familiar with the highly efficient Jetta, the should be forgiven thinking the new turbo hybrid is also a but it is not. The Jetta Hybrid is an in gasoline turbocharging and using high efficiency technique VW can to bear to make a hybrid car better than the proverbial box, and do so for a starting MSRP of

Starting from the outside in a Jetta that is designed to cheat the wind. The most physical change from its aside from special of course, is the Hybrid’s lack of a air intake.

The leading edge of the car air management design intended to wind resistance along all of the even underneath the car, to its drag. Indeed, the Jetta is .02 more slippery in testing is the standard body.


This isn’t a The inside of the Jetta Hybrid has a full-featured interior.

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

The secret to the Hybrid reaching up to 170 combined is not aerodynamics, it’s the latest of small engines, a 1.4L cylinder mill capable of a 10.5:1 compression ratio a single scroll turbocharger.

Due to a an turbo intercooler directly in the exhaust manifold, the engine is of 150 BHP at 5000 rpm. The equally intake manifold allows a of the turbocharger’s mass, increasing its The gasoline engine alone 184 ft.-lbs. of torque at just rpm.

The other side of the hybrid is balanced by a water cooled BHP electrical motor, that by can maintain 114 ft.-lbs. of torque and all of the acceleration to a driver selected of either 37 or 44 mph. Yes, the torque figures don’t add up. The is limited to the 184 ft.-lbs. by the dual dry seven speed automatic

A 60 cell battery pack and the 12 gallon fuel tank over the rear axle, the Jetta Hybrid something of a weight balance. Though not a car, it is capable of a respectable 8.6 0-60 mph time and a governed top of 125 mph. Driven with in mind, the Jetta Hybrid 45 mpg on the highway cycle.


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