The glovebox is roomy, and the center console found on most Jettas now houses the iPod port. Features are standard unless otherwise noted. Road Test: Disclosure: Clean Fleet Report is loaned free test vehicles from automakers to evaluate, typically for a week at a time. Again, I was given a rental car. The Jetta offers a multitude of powertrains, not only gasoline and diesel, but also a low-volume hybrid version. Blind-spot detection, frontal collision warning, and rear cross-traffic alert are all newly available this year. Unique are the air intake, air dam and side skirts.
This reduces trunk space to 11. Above 37 mph 44 mph in E-Mode , when the battery level is low, or the driver requires more throttle power, the turbocharger kicks-in to give an extra boost. The Jetta Hybrid Car, Outside And In Creased in the right places When Volkswagen redesigned the Jetta in 2011, the car grew in size, straining the definition of compact and pushing the envelope nearly into the midsize arena. A sunroof is among the options. To determine eligibility for all affected Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi models, Volkswagen set up for owners. Both models now receive an active radiator shutter that closes to shorten engine warm-up times and also reduce aerodynamic drag when extra cooling isn't needed. The Jetta's cabin is just as straightforward as the exterior, and it's not only in size that it can feel like a calm oasis, if you've spent time in those other compacts.
Even in the lighter-weight Jetta, it's really only an option for the most price-conscious of buyers. In the affected vehicles, the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist. I was able to get it on a video recording and the technician guys were able to witness that as well. It has the same exact fuel efficiency as the C-Max Energi. Our focus is on vehicles that offer the best fuel economy in their class or are among the top mpg vehicles on the market.
His work has appeared in metro and suburban newspapers as well as business publications and trade journals. The Jetta Hybrid Drive Driving the Jetta Hybrid is a hoot. As noted above, acceleration is brisk and, when everything is up and running, the Jetta Hybrid is quite enjoyable. Obviously, you need to specify the year of production in the first place as Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid fuel economy gets better almost every year. Speaking of safety, the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid earned an overall score of five stars out of five possible in out of five possible. It is awesome to get better mileage on gasoline that on much more expensive diesel fuel. Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list.
First 37 miles: 82 mpge combined Next 303 miles: 33 mpg combined Ford offers two totally different styles of plug-in hybrid -- a sedan and a hatchback. It's rated at 170 hp, and its torque maximum of 184 lb-ft arrives much earlier in the rev range. It drives great, and the mileage is awesome. The Jetta earns four stars in rollover and frontal crash, as well as a five-star side-impact score. The rear roof pillars are tall, the rear-seat headrests are low, and the glass area is large--all of it adding out to better rear and three-quarter visibility than in, say, the more elongated and swoopy Hyundai Elantra compact sedan. Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat, Golf and Golf SportWagen vehicles. The combination delivers impressive performance and fuel economy.
Furthermore fuel and performance stats are impeccably presented in the digital navigation screen on the centre stack. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. There's a small bin that sits in front of the shifter, and the cupholders between the front seats are complemented by molded-in water-bottle holders in the door panels. It's quiet, too, if you don't hammer it--but if you do, the turbo four is a sweet revver. When I took it to the dealership, it was working properly so they couldnt do anything about it. For 2015, the Jetta also adds newly available radar-based safety systems. For 2015, the Jetta lineup, including the hybrid, received a mild refresh that includes a slightly redesigned front end and an updated rear design, including a new trunk lid, taillights, emblems, and bumper.
Top highway mileage is now up to 36 mpg, within sight of the best-in-class cars with smaller interiors. Many consumers will dismiss Volkswagen and never consider buying any of their vehicles. Use for comparison purposes only. First within 2 weeks of purchasing the car dealership visit: They detected the rattling noise and said they would fix it Was given a rental car. Let me give you a list of problems that have occurred. . As of last year, all Jettas get an independent suspension at all four corners, and the charm that puts distance between them and most of the Asian compact cars is almost fully restored.
There's next to none of the bounding and hopping you might feel in a Kia Forte, for example. In the meantime, as delivered, the Jetta Hybrid promises driving fun, yet efficient when you want it to be. Cornering is acceptably controlled with well-tuned steering and the rear suspension adds to the compliance. A great driving position, the back-seat space of a mid-size sedan, and obvious German heritage throughout, from the first turn of the steering wheel: It's all part of the experience in the Jetta, which is one of the most livable and refined of its kind. In the affected vehicles, the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist.