2012 VW Jetta hybrid is in 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The new highly efficient Jetta is powered by amazing Powertrain including a 1.4-litre TSI 150 PS petrol engine and a 27PS (20 kW) electric motor. This results in great improvement of range – 45 mpg U.S. (54 mpg IMP) and good performance – 0 to 60 mph in just 9 seconds.
In addition, the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid can go hybrid up to 2 km on pure electricity at speeds of up to 70 km/h (44 mph).
The battery consists of 60 individual cells with a power capacity of five Ah. Together they form a voltage of 220 volts and an energy capacity of 1.1 kWh and 38.5 kg weight. Is controlled by a built-in fan, powered by the battery management system, which results in diagnosis, separate cooling monitoring and operations, including the battery in an accident.
The 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid weighs only 100 kg Jetta more than non-hybrid at less than 1 500 kg in total.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Overview
Externally, can the Jetta hybrid by aerodynamic changes including a new front spoiler, a rear diffuser and a rear spoiler be identified that contribute to the car to improve CD value by 10 percent. There are also new lights with LED light, LED taillights and unique 15-inch alloy wheels with low rolling resistance. “Hybrid” badge adorn the front fenders, boot lid and modified radiator grille, where you’ll see the Volkswagen logo on a blue background for the first time.
The Interior of 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is very much like any other Jetta, although the electric drive, along with a newly designed exhaust system, an acoustic windshield and Windows help to the quietest car ever offered Volkswagen in this class thicker front.
One major difference is Interior in the instruments. If the driver the ‘Hybrid’-menu in the multi-function display selects the current operating mode is displayed while a meter shows the flow of energy on arrows. The same picture shows also the State of charge. Under the power, data flow diagram what is known as the ePower metres, making the power provided by the electric motor.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Features
The speedometer is replaced by the power meter, a multifunction display on the left side of the instrument cluster. This alerts the driver of the operation of the hybrid system: ready, free of charge, eco, boost or TSI. The audio system, now has a zero emissions menu. This provides a graphical display of the past 30 minutes travel time, with a bar showing emissions per minute: a full, 100 percent bar is no emissions at all.
Standard SE model features a 2Zone climate control, leather wrapped multifunction steering wheel worked engine of running, a sound system Premium 8, Bluetooth phone integration, MDI interface for iPod connection and one without the TSI. Move up to that SEL1 specification 16-inch alloy wheels, glass sunroof, RNA 315 added to satellite navigation, electric seat adjustment, heated front seats and keyless entry. The upper SEL2 that adds to this specification, with 17 “front fog lamps, bi-xenon headlamps with cornering function, reverse camera and a 400-Watt fender sound system wheels,.”
2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid review and consumer guide.