2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic
The Volkswagen Jetta is one of the most successful small cars of all time, which is not surprising since it gives consumers an upscale and comfortable ride at an affordable price. With its spacious interior and trunk, high fuel economy, favorable driving characteristics and high-performance turbocharged engine choices, the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta impresses on many levels. In this 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic comparison, we show how the new Jetta favorably stacks up against the competition.
In terms of performance, the 2016 Jetta offers a pleasing blend of excellent driving characteristics and high fuel economy. New for 2016 is the turbocharged and direct-injection 1.4-liter TSI engine, which delivers an impressive 40 highway mpg. Also, for even higher fuel economy, the Jetta comes in a hybrid version, with an incredible fuel-efficiency rating of 42 city/48 hwy mpg. While the base engine of the Civic produces slightly more horsepower than the Jetta (158 vs 150), the Jetta delivers a much higher level of torque (184 lb-ft vs 138 lb-ft).
|2016 Volkswagen Jetta||VS||2016 Honda Civic|
|150/184||Horsepower/Torque (Base Engine)||158/138|
|38.1 in.||Rear Seat Legroom||37.4 in.|
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With a base MSRP of $17,600, the 2016 Jetta is a very affordable car. This price is nearly $1,000 less then the base MSRP for the 2016 Civic. Despite the lower price, the Jetta still comes equipped with many outstanding standard features. This includes keyless entry, heated mirrors, 60/40-split rear seats and Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity. Also, while the touchscreen display comes standard in the 2016 Jetta, it's only offered as an optional feature in the 2016 Civic.
The 2016 Jetta offers a very spacious interior. Even in the rear seat, passengers have the room to relax with 38.1 inches of legroom, which is quite impressive for the compact segment. Also, with superb cabin features like dual-zone climate control and interior ambient lighting, you and your passengers can enjoy the Jetta's supreme comfort and relaxing ambiance for any your trips. If you'd like to enjoy an affordable compact car with premium features, then don't hesitate to contact us at Carter Volkswagen to set up a test drive for the outstanding 2016 Volkswagen Jetta.