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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid 2013 Toyota Prius 2012 Honda CR-Z
     
4dr Auto Hybrid Sedan
  • 4dr Auto Hybrid Sedan
  • 4dr Auto Hybrid SE Sedan
  • 4dr Auto Hybrid SEL Sedan
  • 4dr Auto Hybrid SEL Premium Sedan
5dr HB Two (Natl)
  • 5dr HB One (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Two (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Three (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Persona (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Four (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Five (Natl)
Manual
  • Manual
  • CVT
  • Manual EX
  • CVT EX
  • Manual EX with Navigation
  • CVT EX with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $24,995 $24,200 $19,695
Invoice $23,995 $22,748 $18,763
Avg. Paid $17,718 N/A $13,429

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.3 8.0
Critics' Rating 8.0 8.8 8.3
Performance 8.1 7.4 7.4
Interior 7.3 7.3 7.7
Safety 8.8 9.3 9.1
Reliability 2.5 3.5 3.5
Operating Cost 8.5 N/A 8.4

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Strong acceleration
  • Great fuel economy for the class
  • Spacious front and rear seats
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Large cargo area
  • High reliability rating
  • Spacious back seat
  • Nimble handling
  • Comfortable ride
  • Responsive brakes
Cons
  • Small trunk
  • Lackluster performance
  • Some complaints of cheap interior materials
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Fuel economy unimpressive for a hybrid

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas/Electric I4 1.4L/85 Gas/Electric I4 1.8L/110 Gas/Electric I4 1.5L/91
MPG 42 City / 48 Hwy 51 City / 48 Hwy 31 City / 37 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan Hatchback Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.4 106.3 95.9
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 176.4 160.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 68.7 68.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 58.7 54.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3311 3042 2657

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Optional Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Standard Optional Optional
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.1 93.7 49.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 38.6 36.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.5 42.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 54.9 53.8
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.7 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.200
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 67.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.7 25.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.4L/85 1.8L/110 1.5L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ - TBD - 98 @ 5200 122 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 184 @ 1000-4500 105 @ 4000 128 @ 1000 - 1750
Transmission Automatic w/manual shift Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Turning diameter 36.4 - TBD - 35.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 42 51 31 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 48 48 37 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.8 11.9 10.6

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard