Lewis Hamilton failed to set a time on his final lap after choosing to abort his run at the end of sector one, he will start P6.
Mercedes powered cars blanked the rest of the field on the podium during today's race in Bahrain.
Mercedes swept the day in Sepang.
The german driver took the win by over 25 seconds.
Two seconds per lap separate medium and soft compounds new tyre rules for qualifying in 2014: One extra set in Q3.
The team finished the 2013 season with a total of 360 points and a total of three wins, six further podiums and eight pole positions.
Only four drivers have claimed pole position this year – Vettel, his team mate Mark Webber and the Mercedes line-up of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.
Qualifying in Sao Paulo for the Brazilian Grand Prix was delayed due to the flooded areas on the Interlagos circuit.
Lewis Hamilton qualified in the top five for the 17th time in 19 races this season.
Toto Wolff: "We had two decent sessions today, which further confirmed the tendency already seen this season that our car performs well in mixed conditions."
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on top again at Interlagos as he delivers repeat performance.
Mercedes drivers have a slightly different view on Massa's move to Williams team.
The final race of the 2013 Formula One World Championship takes place at Interlagos in Sao Paulo on Sunday 24 November.
The team scored 14 points and is now 15 points ahead of Ferrari and 33 ahead of Lotus in the Constructors' standings.
Dr Helmut Marko claims that the two Mercedes drivers together cannot equal Vettel.
This afternoon saw Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg qualify in fifth and 14th places respectively for the United States Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg is not worried, because next year is a great opportunity where everyone will be put back to zero.
Sebastian Vettel wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in another dominant performance.