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

 
The excitement keeps rolling along here at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, where the latest green car to capture our attention is Volkswagen's brand new Jetta Hybrid sedan. Based on VW's extremely popular Jetta design, this little beauty is already sparking talk that it could bump the Toyota Prius out of the top hybrid spot in U.S. markets. With a modern update to the car we know and love, the Hybrid Jetta may quickly become the ideal, multipurpose sedan. Read on to see all of our exclusive photos of the unveiling.

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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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