The Volkswagen presents one of the most efficient cars in the world at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. Turn on the new model is a high-tech turbocharged gasoline coupled to an electric motor for zero emissions. While this hybrid union enables impressive driving performance with 0-60 mph time class leader less than 9.0 seconds, the new Jetta Hybrid also offers a combined fuel economy figure of 45 mpg estimated. This means that the sporty hybrid consumes about 20 percent less fuel than a similar sedan with a conventional engine with transmission. In city traffic, the advantage of fuel economy amounts to just over 30 percent. In addition, the Jetta Hybrid can be driven in pure at speeds up to 44 mph and up to 1.2 miles depending on operating conditions electric mode.
Power is taken to the front wheels through a seven-speed DSG ® transmission double clutch that operates automatically and efficiently, as well as providing super-fast shifting. Reduction was achieved here, too: 163 pounds, the DSG transmission weighs significantly less than a conventional automatic and is also much more compact in its construction. Thanks to its lighter components drive Jetta Hybrid weight 221 pounds increased despite only adding a battery system. The car weighs less than 3310 pounds, which is low for a hybrid vehicle.
The gasoline engine is stopped as soon as the car stops in city driving or stop-and-go traffic, provided that the driver presses the brake pedal and that the battery is sufficiently charged. However, heating and air conditioning and comfort and convenience features electric, such as the audio system operation, continue to operate. Unlike conventional hybrid systems, when the gasoline engine is stopped the Jetta Hybrid, the engine is disengaged via the decoupling clutch to give a pure electric drive mode when the car moves again-provided that the battery is sufficiently charged.
As soon as the driver releases the accelerator pedal at speeds up to 84 mph, the TSI ® engine shuts down and is decoupled from the transmission to eliminate friction transmission and effects of engine torque. This translates into greater fuel economy. All relevant hybrid drivetrain information can be displayed on the multifunctional digital display on the dashboard of the Jetta Hybrid. The ‘Hybrid’ menu, the active mode of progress is shown in a flow of energy, and the direction of energy flow is visualized in the form of arrows. The state of charge of the battery is displayed on the same screen. Directly below the energy flow chart is what is known as the ePower meter. This indicates the relative power of the electric motor.
The ePower meter is only active in ” electric driving, ” E-mode, ™ and modes’Boost’. The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is the quietest car Volkswagen has even produced in the compact sedan class, thanks to a new exhaust system design, optimized acoustic windscreen and thicker front side windows.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Security
Standard safety equipment for all Jetta models includes Electronic Stability Control (ESC), anti-lock brakes (ABS) and six airbags. Three trims will be offered for the Jetta Hybrid. Standard features include Bluetooth ®, Radio ® technology, LED taillights satellite, special alloy wheels 15-inch aluminum SiriusXM and a unique Hybrid body kit and badging. More details on trim levels will be announced at a later date. Available premium features include bi-xenon headlights and LED daytime running lights, power driver seat, heated front seats, the RNS 315 navigation system, rear view camera system and the exclusive Fender ® Premium Audio for Volkswagen.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid in American
The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid launches in North America in 2012, the introduction of the Jetta Hybrid is the second hybrid electric-gasoline supply Volkswagen. The sedan, which is as sporty as it is eco-conscious, is equipped with the latest technology and engineering of any car Volkswagen has ever offered in this class. The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid was launched in the North American market in late 2012.