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Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Review: 2013 Volkswagen Hybrid

Fuel-sipping economy in the

Strong low-end torque for off-the-line and passing moves

and even better road

Fender audio system rawks

Rear seats fold down and allow of trunk space

Sensitive makes it almost impossible to smoothly

Raspy-sounding engine and torque curve

Statistics 2005 estimate that 7 million Jettas have sold worldwide, with sold in the United States Since its inception, each Jetta has become larger and powerful. Under pressure to stringent CAFE regulations, offers many powertrain that are both fun to drive and fewer trips to the gas station.

the hood of the Jetta you ll find one of powertrains. The base model is by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 115 horsepower. Moving up one model you ll a 2.5-liter five-cylinder with 170 The clear winner is the 2.0-liter with 140 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of

With excellent low- and power, and fuel economy rivals hybrids, it delivers of the classic VW attributes.

Introduced 2012, a hybrid model the fifth powertrain option and is we test drove today. It s by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with an electric motor.

For the the 2013 Jetta Hybrid is built on direct injection, a and a dual-clutch gearbox for the internal part of its hybrid drivetrain. only 1.4 liters of displacement for its engine, this drivetrain like a miniature version of found in Volkswagen s performance

On the electric side, Volkswagen in a 20-kilowatt electric motor and 1.1 lithium ion battery pack, of driving the car under electric With regenerative braking and the Jetta Hybrid rates at 42 mpg and 48 mpg highway, or a combined 45 mpg, to EPA testing.

Driving Impressions

By the engine s 150 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of is enough to motivate the Jetta but the electric drive system with the Jetta s get-up-and-go and fuel economy, especially in driving conditions. The combined output rates at 170 horsepower.

maximum torque at 1600 the hybrid sprints from mph in 8.6 seconds according to VW. Numbers the copious amount of torque the Jetta Hybrid to launch zest and assist with passing moves. Unfortunately, torque does not feel it is being applied evenly our aggressive pedal dance to at times when we needed power.

Similar to Honda’s integrated system, the Jetta’s powertrain the electric motor and transaxle in a engine/transmission package that transversely in the engine bay. the car is coasting, the system decouples the to reduce drag, enhancing of the lithium-ion battery pack.

We the style of the 2013 Jetta the wedge-shaped Prius. The Jetta s makes a much better than the look at me, I m saving the shape of the Toyota Prius. the U.S. market has always more heavily towards over hatchbacks.

Small features distinguish the Jetta from its internal combustion-only A blue-tinted badge sits on the and hybrid logos adorn the An aerodynamic treatment modifies the intake, wheel skirts, and spoiler reducing the coefficient of from 0.3 to 0.28.

The cabin looks very like other Jettas in respects, such as the Fender system, business-like styling of the and panels, and. However, trades in the tachometer for a power and adds a button labeled The trunk loses some to the battery pack, which over the rear axle.

The is big, though our hybrid loses some space to the pack, but the rear seats do fold down, and the levers to down the rear seat are to access when loading items.

The base Jetta from $17,000 and features power locks, windows, and along with air conditioning. The SE model is less $20,000 and synthetic V-Tex leather, front seats, a USB port, and The SEL model starts from under $23,000. The sporty GLI cost nearly $24,000, and go with the Hybrid for nearly

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Our Hybrid model is very optioned with navigation, front seats, and 8-way driver s seat. The price?

The Jetta draws drivers for a taut European driving and delivers superior interior We d pass on the low-cost base and aim for the TDI, GLI, or Hybrid

What others are saying the Jetta Hybrid

Popular recognizes the Jetta Hybrid has the suspension as the sporty GLI. only 154 pounds more the GLI, the Jetta Hybrid the same willing-to-play persona, steering, and supple ride

Our friends at The Truth About give an in-depth review of the Hybrid

2013 VW Jetta Hybrid

1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, 150 hp, 184 torque

Electric motor: 27 hp, 114 torque

Combined system 170 hp, 184 lb-ft torque

Transmission: DSG (Direct-Shift Gearbox)

EPA Fuel 42 city/ 48 hwy mpg

Base price:

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

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