2014 Volkswagen Jetta – Volkswagen has the new 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2013 VW Jetta hybrid electric drive is a new class of Volkswagen. Propulsion comes from a high-tech engine 1.4-liter TSI 150 PS petrol engine and an electric motor of 20 kW zero-emissions. Together, they offer not only the fuel consumption is about 20 percent better overall than comparable gasoline vehicle, but also the sporty performance, with the benchmark 0 to 60 mph sprint in less than nine seconds. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is a parallel hybrid with a decoupling clutch that can disengage the petrol-electric drive, disconnect the electric motor, or combine the two units for maximum performance. With the all-electric Volkswagen Passat Hybrid can be driven at speeds up to 70 hours and a distance of two kilometers, depending on conditions. For maximum performance, combining both the TSI engine and electric motor, ensuring maximum power of 170 hp. This is the first use of the 1.4-liter turbo engine in the U.S. and offers the same power and more torque than the 2.5-liter naturally aspirated engine that is often used in the Jetta there.
2014 Volkswagen Jetta is a lithium-ion battery supplies the energy for the electric motor. It is located behind the back seat, without compromising interior space. The battery 60 is composed of individual cells, which together with in each case an energy capacity Ah five. Together they produce a nominal voltage of 220 volts and a power of 1.1 kWh and a weight of 38.5 kg. The cooling is provided by a built-in fan, by the same management system, battery diagnostics, control and security, including disconnecting the battery in the event of an accident leads is pressed.The feed is directed to the front wheels via a seven-speed DSG gearbox double, which is an efficient and easy to 74 kg. Despite the extra weight of the battery, the electric motor and extra safety modification to the vehicle structure, the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid weighs just 100 kg more than the non-hybrid Jetta at less than 1500 kg in total.
Externally, the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid can be identified by aerodynamic modifications, including a new front spoiler, a rear diffuser and a rear spoiler, which helps to improve the car drag coefficient of 10 percent. There are also new headlights with LED lights, tail lights and alloy wheels with 15 inch tires only low rolling resistance LED. Badges “hybrid” adorn the front fenders, trunk lid and modified radiator grille, where the Volkswagen logo is presented on a blue background for the first time.The interior of the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is very similar to any other Jetta, although the electric motor to help with a new exhaust system design, acoustic windscreen and thicker front side windows, this is the quietest Volkswagen has offered in this vehicle class. A major difference is in the instruments. When the driver selects the menu item 2014 Volkswagen Jetta “hybrid” in the multifunction display shows the current mode is displayed while the meter shows energy flow through arrows.