My average fuel mileage is 35 mpg. In 2 years I've had zero maintenance issues, it's as reliable as they get as long as you keep your fluids and simple things up to date. Naturally there's more space for cargo, with 32. It adds a six-way power driver's seat with manual lumbar adjustment, keyless access and starting, 9-speaker 400-watt Fender sound system, trip computer, fog lights, rearview camera, and 17-inch alloy wheels with all-season tires. The clutch is lighter but grabs harder than my other vehicles and so sometimes after I drive my other cars and get into it I let off too quickly and it can dump on you but that is my fault not the car's.
That's still bigger than the trunk in the Honda Civic Hybrid or the larger Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, however. A lot of its character is now found in the 1. A sunroof and pushbutton start are among the options, as are satellite radio; Bluetooth; pushbutton start; a touchscreen radio; and lumbar adjustment for the front seats. Other mechanical changes include an upgraded suspension on most models, and electric power steering. Standard features includes 17-inch wheels; red-painted calipers for the disc brakes; red-stitched sport bucket seats; aluminum pedals and interior trim; fog lamps; and a steering wheel with a flat bottom and red detailing.
Predictably, the Hybrid is also quieter than its grumbly diesel sibling. It's a trade-off we'll take for long-distance cruising--but even in urban-cycle driving, the diesel's torque doesn't miss out much on usability. Those are just a few of the comments I jotted down after spending a little less than 24 hours with the Jetta in and around Los Angeles. Brake feel is strong, confident and deep, too. This Reflex Silver Metallic comes fitted with 1. Hit 120 mph once, and the car felt rock solid on the road.
The 2014 Jetta continues to be a hidden gem in the compact hybrid segment. Interior Features The Jetta interior is clean, stylish, comfortable, accommodating, and functional. The body feels solid and the car feels heavy which makes me feel safe behind the wheel. Two different 18-inch alloy wheels can be ordered as options, along with dual-zone automatic climate control, heated seats, the Fender audio system, and the sunroof. Controls include the phone button that is too easy to bump, calling a voice from above she seemed to inhabit the roof telling us we couldn't do what we were trying to do, and wouldn't accept our explanation that we didn't know what she was talking about. They are definitely a team. The trunk is big, with a wide opening and a low liftover height, but the hinges are fairly large and could rub against luggage if you try to use every cubic inch.
How Reliable Is the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid? I have driven other vehicles with this amount of claimed power and slightly more and this thing will out run them with relative ease. If only we could have shut the navigation lady up, she kept interrupting the radio. If you have a Volkswagen I recommend using premium gas and taking care of it. There's a crosshatch treatment for the grille and lower air intake, sportier front and rear fascias and side sills, a unique design for the fog lights, and larger wheels. Tail light bulbs lasted 80K miles. The torque is incredible with all of it coming in around 1400 to 1500 rpm! Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.
Fuel economy's also much better, no matter whether it's coupled to the five-speed manual or six-speed automatic; top highway mileage is now up to 36 mpg, within sight of the best-in-class cars with smaller interiors. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Data Unavailable Cargo Area 4-Door Manual Transmission Base Sedan-Jetta Base Select Trim to compare. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. The final curve ball is the SportWagen, which still rides atop the last-generation Jetta architecture. Absence of sunroof means one less source of potential trouble.
The recall began February 6, 2015. Perhaps most significant is the introduction of a turbocharged 1. Considering a hybrid for your next car purchase? Alas, not so with navigation. And here's where relativity really rears its head. We also did 340 miles in the 1.
Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. The touchscreen is easy to operate but is small so that navigation has a limited amount of display information. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Options, pricing and availability subject to change. Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gearbox oil with a non-corrosive version, free of charge. It reacts quickly to steering inputs. There is no wind noise.