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Review: 2013 Volkswagen Hybrid

Posted by: D.Colman

By Colman

Hypes: Best For Enthusiasts

Gripes: Poor Feel

“There are Hybrids and are Turbo Hybrids” intones the for VW’s latest offering in the field, concluding that Jetta is “The first that you’ll actually to drive.” For once, the advertising is Given this Jetta’s for balanced handling, gratifying and seamless transitions between gas and modes, the Jetta Hybrid is way fun to drive than a Prius or a This Jetta’s turbocharged, 1.4 liter, inline 4 will you smartly into your seat when the auxiliary motor kicks in to generate a output of 170hp and 184 lb.-ft. of

Despite the fact that VW has a set of ultra hard (Treadwear 500) ContiSportContact 205/50R17 on distinctive looking sluice-gate the Jetta Hybrid grips the surprisingly well. Just one blast through a set of S-curves convince you that the Jetta is more to driving fun than any Hybrid currently available. to the enjoyment is a real, 7-speed DSG with manual override at the flip of the stick. With other Hybrids, you must with the disconcerting whine and shifts of a continuously variable

On the minus side, the Jetta’s brakes feel grabby and a first-generation Hybrid trait other brands have since eliminated.

Thankfully, VW has spared you the self-congratulatory so prevalent in other Hybrid You’ll see no falling leaves to wastefulness here, no confusing requiring you to take your off the road. If you need to regale with such corroboration, elsewhere because this VW bothers with such

Instead of shrines to virtue, find a simple 10,000 rpm which also doubles as an status indicator with zones for “charge” (green), (blue) and “boost” (white). the cockpit of the Jetta is pretty what you’ve come to from this company: top materials, expertly assembled an environment that stresses your eyes on the road than on the dash.

To be sure, there’s a standard navigation system, but because screen does not subsume all control functions, you needn’t with it when you just to adjust temperature or fan speed. For needs, VW provides good, old ribbed knobs that great, and work better any touchscreen embedded pictograph. In with the businesslike demeanor of the environment, the steering wheel is fat with recesses cut at 9 and 3 o’clock for grips.

Understated matte appliqués to the door panels and look just right in Bauhaus minimalist cabin.

Of course the bottom line to the Hybrid equation is neither centric design, nor turbo nor gearbox splendor, but its EPA/DOT Economy rating of 42 MPG City and 48 MPG The Combined figure of 45MPG is so that the government estimates annual fuel expense at $1,250. Compared to the average new the Feds claim you’ll $5,350 in fuel costs 5 years. Our bit to run the Jetta Hybrid dry ran out of because we simply couldn’t enough miles in 1 week to do a mileage check.

Suffice it to say after driving it almost we still had half a tank with an estimated mileage of 250 miles still showing.

Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars

The Jetta Hybrid is a remarkably product. Braking issues it generates the same kind of enthusiasm you’ve come to from other VW products. a basic honest and consistency at here that will not longtime enthusiasts of this

2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Engine: 1.4 liter in-line 4, + electric motor


Torque: 184 lb.-ft.

Fuel 42 MPG City/ 48 MPG Highway

Price as $32,010

Star Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Stars

Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars
Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars
Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars
Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars
Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars
Volkswagen Jetta Electric Cars


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