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2Autoblog Podcast #327

New York Auto Show, Jim Farley interview, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado fuel economy, Ford fuel economy app challenge

1162013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

More Fun Than A Prius, Less Sensible Than A TDI

122013 Volkwagen Jetta Hybrid a performer in the mountain air

We've already spent time behind the wheel of the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, but when VW invited us to the high hills of Santa Fe to drive it again, we quickly accepted. After all, this is supposed to be a hybrid without compromise, and that means it should be a car that's fun to drive.

97VW admits 2013 Jetta Hybrid gets worse mpg than Prius but claims it's for a reason

When the 2013 Jetta Hybrid was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, Volkswagen suggested the car would get 45 miles per gallon on the combined cycle. Well, we're now 10 months closer to launch – still scheduled for some time in late 2012 at a price that starts at $24,995 plus destination – and that's still the only efficiency number that Volkswagen has been able to hand out. At a media event in Santa Fe yesterday, VW spokespeople did say that they are working with the

522013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid priced from $24,995*

The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid will hit dealers near the end of 2012, and we've now learned that the new compact fuel-sipper will be priced from $24,995, (*) excluding the $795 destination charge.

402013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Mild-Mannered Fun At 45 mpg

782013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Mild-Mannered Fun At 45 mpg

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