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Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 Volkswagen

Cool great German handling, efficient and roomy. What can we say?

By Tara Weingarten

The Big

I m a Jetta fan from way back, when VWs didn t run so well. My new car was a VW Jetta, but it was plagued by mechanical Those days are long Volkswagens are solid, well machines nowadays. They are fun to drive, sporty.

Jetta, the s compact sedan, is roomy and Key competitors are the Toyota Prius. Insight and the Ford C-Max.

An Job

Volkswagen is all about contemporary, design. Heavy wood and overdone gadgetry, which clutter Japanese and American just isn t found in a VW. And so it is with the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. My had brushed aluminum trim, switches, a soft-touch dashboard and a inviting three-tone color of black, silver and tan.

Modern, appealing, and timeless.

drivers will feel as there s great foot and Also, plenty of legroom for passengers, though headroom is a bit in the back for especially tall The sunglass storage compartment the rear-view mirror is handy. great is the extra 12V power for backseat passengers, though I was not to see A/C vents in the back.

What, riders don t get hot? Trunk is somewhat reduced compared Jetta s gasoline version, the hybrid motor s battery has to fit somewhere. To make up for it, the backseat folds down to accommodate items.

I like the separate climate dials and buttons that t connected to the touch screen all the to fiddle without having to my eyes off the road while The iPod/MP3 connector is situated in the box a good spot, since it the device from thieves.


The 2013 Volkswagen Hybrid shines here. feel, tight handling but not tight just stable and The Jetta Hybrid wears a 4-cylinder, 170 hp turbo-charged gasoline mated with a 27-horsepower motor, which combined her going from 0 to 60 mph in 8.6 seconds.

Not rocket ship fast, but enough to easily merge highway traffic at speed, and to it off the line to pass slowpokes.

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

The VW Hybrid costs about $8 more than the gas version but it gets about 20 miles out of each gallon of gas. of its higher price, the 2013 VW Hybrid will offer savings quicker to those who more than 10,000 per year.

An E Mode button the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid in electric power at up to 44 mph, but for a time just 1.2 miles. It s for navigating parking lots and streets, where drivers to move slowly. The Jetta also is equipped with technology, which automatically off the engine while standing at traffic lights, and then restarts the moment a foot is off the brake.

Low rolling-resistance tires gives the car three percent increased efficiency over ordinary tires.

The 2013 VW Jetty comes only in a 7-speed DSG transmission; no manual transmission is

I took the 2013 Volkswagen Hybrid on a two-hour, 70-mile drive, and the car s on-board computer my travel at 39.9 mpg, 490 miles left in my gas tank. impressive fuel economy considering the drive through and hilly terrain. Such gas is normally reserved for flat driving, and even then, like that would be


The 2013 VW Jetta has six including side-curtain airbags and airbags for both driver and passenger. There s also the anti-lock brakes, and stability and control to help the car out of skidding and situations.

Gizmos And Tech

gives decent standard here: power doors and an Am/FM sound system CD player, Bluetooth, power front seats and side included on every Volkswagen Hybrid. But a puny 5 display is much smaller than units on other vehicles, and chinsy in an otherwise gorgeous and interior. Also, the 2013 Hybrid doesn t have command audio or navigation, as an added option.

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