2018 VW Jetta Hybrid Review, Specs

The 2018 VW Jetta Hybrid is a true reflection of exceptional quality German engineering thanks to its high-end performance, comfort and price range.

The VW engineers have afforded considerable attention to the information and the optional turbocharged solution of this car, not to mention the sleek and sporty exterior look that will lure more young buyers. Based on a few insights, the new VW Jetta Hybrid receives a major redesign and reportedly incorporates Volkswagen’s modular MQB platform.

The entry-level Jetta Hybrid edition is likely to showcase more stable and refined driving experience. Industry analysts suggest that the styling of the VW Jetta Hybrid model of the year 2018 will probably be inspired by the new mid-size coupe concept revealed at the Beijing Auto Show back in 2014.

2018 VW Jetta Hybrid front

2018 VW Jetta Hybrid – Refreshed Front Fascia

The seventh-generation Jetta utilizes the MQB platform for the front-wheel-drive sedans. Expect the wheelbase to stretch up to 106.3 inches from the previous 104.4 inches. The redesigned 2018 VW Jetta Hybrid also presents a refreshed front fascia that comprises modified bumpers, slimmer LED lights and slightly tuned grille design.

The car’s rear bumper gets slightly bolder in shape thanks to twin chrome exhausts attached. The novel sedan uses 18-inch alloy wheels and Xenon lamps for lighting.

When it comes to the interior of the 2018 VW Jetta Hybrid, various aspects need to be discussed. To begin with, its cabin comes with many decorative elements. This time around, the cabin becomes larger and adequate for passengers to fit in some luggage.

This auto will also offer high-quality chairs inside the cabin. Technology-wise, the upcoming Hybrid Jetta gets ahead of things. It features a stellar audio system, an advanced infotainment system and a variety of tools and driver utilities that go beyond the standard offerings. The airbag is availed to all passengers to guarantee the utmost safety.

Advances in technology set the new sedan apart from its German car predecessors. The new VW Jetta Hybrid editions have consistent features that include 3D navigation, an optional backup camera, SMS capabilities, hands-free calling and MP3 support, super wireless charging technology and more.

2018 VW Jetta Hybrid interior

Engine and Lithium-ion Battery Pack of the 2018 VW Jetta Hybrid

Under the hood of the 2018 VW Jetta Hybrid is a powerful motor that executes better performance and specs. That said, the new sedan receives 1.4-liter turbocharged engines that produce 150 horsepower. The electric motor adds 27 horsepower and a constant 114 pounds-feet of torque to the mix.

The new model will use 1.1-kilowatt hour lithium-ion battery pack. Combined, the hybrid system output 177 horsepower. Hence, it highlights about 42 mpg for city drive and 48 mpg for highway commutes.

2018 VW Jetta Hybrid rear

Date of Release and Price

The Volkswagen is yet to reveal the 2018 VW Jetta Hybrid price and the scheduled date of arrival. But, as is usual for us, we’ve got some of the best speculations in the industry.

Our little spy bird who knows much about the VW Group suggests that the new edition goes on sale by the end of 2017. It has a price sticker of approximately $32,500.

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