2013 Jetta Hybrid to Start from $24,995
October 4, 2012 9:04 AM
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Base model Jetta Hybrid is priced well
Volkswagen of America has announced the official pricing for the 2013 Jetta Hybrid. The official price for the base Jetta Hybrid will be $24,995 with an SE model starting at $26,990. Volkswagen says that the hybrid version of the Jetta will be the most fuel-efficient Jetta in the lineup with an estimated combined fuel economy rating of 45 mpg.
The car is also the first hybrid in the world to use a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The car will also be the fastest compact hybrid in its class with an estimated 0 to 60 mph time of less than nine seconds. The 2013 Jetta Hybrid is also able to drive on electricity alone at speeds of up to 44 mph for up to 1.2 miles depending on operating conditions.
The gasoline engine of the Jetta Hybrid is a 1.4-liter turbocharged TSI engine combined with 27-HP electric motor -- total system output is listed at 170hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle in base form will feature front and rear disc brakes, daytime running lights, power heated exterior mirrors, 15-inch wheels, rear spoiler, rear diffuser, and hybrid badging. The car will also have power windows and six way manually adjustable seats along with air-conditioning. The base model also features integrated Bluetooth technology and a CD player with six speakers.
The SE version of the vehicle includes all the base model features and adds LED tail lights, power reclining front seats, a media-device interface with an iPod cable (
perhaps?), and a premium touchscreen radio along with keyless entry and start. The high-end hybrid SEL will sell for $29,325 and adds a sunroof, navigation system, heated front seats, and more. Volkswagen's top-of-the-line Jetta Hybrid, the SEL Premium, will start at $31,180.
The SEL Premium version gets the hardware from the SEL plus navigation, LED daytime running lights, and active front light system, bi-xenon headlights, 17-inch wheels, and a premium audio system and more.
the Jetta Hybrid back in January.
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10/6/2012 2:03:40 AM
Vw sells a solid rear axle in the US and an independent rear end jetta in Germany. Their theory was Germans wouldn't put up with the bad handling from the solid rear and Americans wouldn't know the difference. Pretty irritating.
10/6/2012 4:39:22 AM
American doesn't get any of the good options or features, either.
You have to buy a North American Audi to get German VW options, which is why I think people who consider their Audi's luxury cars clearly haven't been in a BMW, Mercedes or Cadillac for that matter...
My 10 year old Focus has nicer leather than my friends Audi A3, which cost $20,000 more. The only mechanical difference is the A3 had 32 more HP, AWD, while being a lot slower, heavier, and getting somewhere around 10mpg less in the city.
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