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Wayne Gerdes - CleanMPG
- Aug 30, 2012
2013 VW Jetta with keyless access – You can unlock your car, open the windows and even let the sunshine in… Or keep it out with the fob still in your pocket. With a 30/42 city/highway rating, it is a fuel miser with personality too
For 2013, the Jetta receives updates to the SE trim including chrome-trimmed interior switches, new decorative metallic trim on the dash and door panels, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, and handbrake lever. Additional interior enhancements for front-seat occupants include an adjustable center armrest and power-recline on both seats. Exterior enhancements include a chrome radiator grille and chrome window trim.
The SEL trim adds a six-way power driver seat with manual lumbar support, sport-comfort driver and front passenger seats, and a soft-touch dash. A two-tone black-and-beige interior complements the changes for 2013.
A new trim, SEL with Navigation, adds the fun to listen too Fender Premium Audio System and the RNS-315 touchscreen navigation system.
- Similar to the standard trims, all TDI receive interior and exterior enhancements. All models now include power-recline driver and front passenger seats in addition to a leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, and handbrake lever. A new iridium trim enhances the dash and door panels. The exterior now features a chrome radiator grille along with chrome window trim. Later in the model year, all TDI models will receive a soft-touch dash.
The top-of-the-line TDI Premium with Navigation trim includes a six-way power driver seat and a new 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheel that differentiates it from the 16-inch standard wheel of other TDI models.
2.0L TDI starts at $22,990 which include the 2.0L TDI engine; chrome front grille and window trim; trip computer; and 16-inch “Mambo” aluminum-alloy wheels.
2.0L TDI Premium starts at $24,430 and adds power tilt and sliding sunroof and the Premium VIII touchscreen radio with Fender premium audio.
2.0L TDI Premium and Navigation begins at $25,890 and driver seat manual lumbar, RNS 315 touchscreen navigation with SD memory card reader, and keyless access with push-button start.
– VW’s first hybrid compact, scheduled to launch in just 2 or 3 months, will offer a preliminary EPA combined rating 45 mpg. We will be watching this one closely.