Discovered during the last Detroit, Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid also landed in the aisles of Los Angeles in its production as it will be introduced shortly in the North American market.
This will be the second step in the hybrid for VW on the market with other encrypted hopes that the career of Touareg of the same quality. While the career of the current Jetta in the U.S. focuses on the diesel range, the hybrid version (parallel hybrid: engine power built into the transmission) is able to supplement the range and to come for example to drive out on the grounds of Toyota Prius. In the final production, the sedan uses the 1.4 TSi 150 HP and 250 Nm from 1400 r/min combined with an electric motor of 27 hp and 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG).
Including the battery system, its weight increases moderately (100 kg) to reach 1500 kg. On the electric mode alone, it may cover the distance of 1.9 km. “The Jetta Hybrid switches to electric drive is automatically up to 60 km/h or manually by pressing the E-mode lever to the right of the shift to 70 km/h”, says VW. Average fuel consumption: 5.23L/100 km.
This hybrid version inherits new specific instruments and different counters/modes when the map style shades are tenuous with its thermal counterpart. One can note the changes between aero front and rear spoilers, diffuser, alloy wheels 15″, LED lights or logos and livery of white Oryx specific body.
Finally, the Jetta hybrid will be rolled out in three finishes: SE, SL1 and SL2, the latter winning by example comforts like audio all 400-Watt Fender. Volkswagen formalizes or launches date or price schedule.