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Volkswagen Reveals 2013 Hybrid at 2012 North International Auto Show

19 January 2012 09:00 by Brandy Schaffels

Reporters who Volkswagen ‘s goofy dance routines at the North International Auto Show rewarded with a sneak at Volkswagen’s first hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Powertrain

Powered by a 150-horsepower/1.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a electric motor, the new hybrid sedan promises an average fuel economy of about 45 per gallon, and acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in than 9 seconds. Meanwhile, the horsepower of this powertrain what’s produced by the 170-horsepower/2.5-liter engine found in the conventionally Jetta sedan .

Thanks to its 220-volt, 1.1kWh battery pack, the 2013 hybrid can be driven in electric-only at speeds up to about 45 mph for a distance of 1.3 miles, depending on terrain and conditions.

Much like its big the Volkswagen Touareg hybrid the Jetta hybrid compact boasts a decoupling clutch fully disengages the gasoline from the drivetrain at higher speeds (up to 84 mph) to reduce drag and allow the vehicle to or coast for longer distances consuming any fuel. The engine decouples whenever the driver the gas pedal to brake, at which regenerative braking transfers energy to the batteries, which to nearly one third of the Jetta fuel saving potential. heating, air conditioning, and electric features such as the audio continue to operate.

Power is transferred to the front via a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox similar to Porsche’s seven-speed Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) dual-clutch gearbox found in the new 911 Carrera driving fun with sustainability.

All-new instrumentation displays charge state and energy while a multifunctional display into the left side of the panel replaces the tachometer and the driver of the vehicle’s operating

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Trim and Options

Three will be offered for the Jetta entry-level S, midrange SE, and top-of-the-line Standard features include technology, LED taillights, SiriusXM radio, special 15-inch wheels, and unique Hybrid kit and badging. Available premium will include bi-xenon and LED daytime running lights, a driver’s seat, heatable seats, navigation system, camera, and Volkswagen’s exclusive Premium Audio System. details on trim levels be released closer to the on-sale

Visually the Jetta Hybrid is by aerodynamic modifications that a new front airdam, a rear and an integrated rear spoiler, a radiator grille where the VW is integrated on a blue background for the time, and Hybrid signatures on the front fenders, and rear

Standard safety equipment for all models includes electronic control, anti-lock brakes, and six (driver and front passenger front side thorax and side curtain airbags and rear). Volkswagen claims the Jetta is the quietest car the manufacturer has ever in the compact sedan class, to a newly designed exhaust an acoustically optimized windshield, and front side windows.

Shopping for a new Volkswagen Jetta

When the 2013 Jetta goes on sale at the end of 2012, be to go to to see what others for the car in your local area. use TrueCar’s Best Local Price feature to the best target price you even set foot in the dealership.

Volkswagen E Up! – Electric Car 60kW Auto
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