A BarcaLounger-plush suspension was comfortable but not particularly traditional for a Volkswagen, and betrayed some wallow in uneven corners. This one smooths forward from a stop. Examples of non-covered items are brake pads, wiper blades and filters. If this isn't the exact Volkswagen Jetta Sedan you're looking for, be sure to. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.
Not a huge problem, but an annoyance. Overall, this has surprised me and has been a great commuter car with the comfort and fuel economy. In government crash tests, the Jetta earned an overall score of out of five possible , with four stars for front crash protection and five stars for total side-impact protection. A five-speed manual transmission is standard and a six-speed automatic is optional. But on the other side of the equation, the drivetrain is both interesting and surprisingly rewarding. Although the 2015 Jetta's diesel is slightly more powerful, we expect performance to be virtually the same.
The electric motor can produce 114 lb-ft on its own. Rollover Resistance: Simulates an emergency lane change to measure the likelihood of a vehicle rolling over. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less risk of rollover. This happens about once a week. No matter what Jetta you pick, you'll likely find an affable road trip companion, as ride comfort is very good and the cabin is nicely sealed off from wind and tire noise.
I have had my car for a little under a year and I love it. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Freeway driving and most passing maneuvers are normally accomplished solely using the gasoline engine, and so it was a rare instance when I needed to push the throttle through the detent to bring the electric motor into the mix. What makes me a little sad is that it no longer sounds and vibrates like a diesel, the turbo sound is non-existent, and engine has new anti vibration technology. Given this abundance of good picks, we suggest doing your research and planning back-to-back test drives before making your decision.
Competitors include the Honda Civic Hybrid and Toyota Prius. Seats are firm but comfortable, and the heated seats rock. Crossing my fingers for the best, hoping for many happy years, but if it turns into a stereotypical European money pit, it's back to Japanese cars for me! The Jetta Hybrid is less beige, by a little. The base model 2015 Jetta, which only can be special-ordered from the dealer, is fitted with a 2. In a 500-hp balls-out sedan universe, the Jetta Hybrid isn't going to make it to any teen's bedroom wall in poster form, but it's the best hybrid conversion of an existing sedan I've sampled yet. See Volkswagen of America's and.
We're also not very fond of the stiffer ride that comes with the available sport-tuned suspension. I was told that they checked it and there was no leak, but that it was normal for that to happen sometimes. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. I opted for the 5 speed manual to keep within budget. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. A five-star rating means there is 5 percent or less chance of injury.
A quick word about the electric motor and battery: The former is a 27 hp unit that slips between the engine and transmission, the latter is a lithium-ion unit of just 1. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. A five-star rating means there is 10 percent or less chance of injury. The same can be said of the Jetta Hybrid. I do hear some squeaks and rattles from time to time. It has all the tech features of the new hybrids - a great stereo Fender , panel display etc. My car has now been at the dealer for maintenance twice in the 4 months I have owned it.
This authorization is not required to complete the purchase or lease of any Volkswagen product. I tried it manual, but I don't do as well as the computer. The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. Dollars rounded to the nearest whole dollar. Side Impact Crash Test - Front: Focuses on the front side of a vehicle.
That turbo helps a ton on long climbs; one trip up a mountain pass, from sea level to about 5400 feet, didn't reveal any serious loss of power with increased altitude. All prices, specifications, and availability subject to change without notice. The Fender premium sound system is also included. This is my first sports car, I've always been a truck guy but I really like this Jetta. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.