Gallery: PICS: Volkswagen Debuts Its 2013 Hybrid Jetta at the 2012 Detr...

 
It will also have a "zero emissions" menu in the stereo that shows what percentage of the last minute was spent without using engine emissions.

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  1. danwat1234 June 17, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Why is VW so dumb?? Don’t use a 1.4 liter OTTO cycle gas engine! I don’t think they are even using an Atkinson cycle OTTO. VW is not very good with gas engines, take the whopping 31MPG hwy new Beetle for example.

    Come on now! It’s real easy. Put a 1.2 liter turbodiesel like you have in the European Polo and mate it to a strong hybrid drivetrain.

    Bam. Now you have more MPG than any Prius and decent acceleration due to the power of the electric motor.
    55-60MPG HWY is within reach.

    I know VW can make that 1.2L Diesel pass emissions in the USA so make it happen and beat the competition!

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