2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic

The search for a new compact four-door sedan that will fit your specific driving needs can be a time consuming task for many new car shoppers. With so many options to choose from in this popular vehicle segment it can be difficult to know which new model is the best. Two of the hottest new vehicles that are leading the compact sedan segment this model year are the Volkswagen Jetta and the Honda Civic. Both the Civic and Jetta offer excellent performance, fuel efficiency and technology, but one of them does it better than the other at a lower cost. This comparison between the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic will show you the differences between these two popular models so you can make the most informed buying decision when it comes time to purchase a new car.

The comparison of the 2016 Jetta and 2016 Civic is about as close as it gets because of the many similarities between these two top choices. Each of them offers stylish looks, spacious interiors, tons of technology features and comfort options and a long list of safety features. How do you know which one would be the best choice for you? Keep reading to learn more about the differences between the new Jetta and Civic so you can decide for yourself which new car would be the right pick for you.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2016 Honda Civic
$17,680 MSRP $16,640
1.4-liter, turbocharged 4-cyl Engine Specs 2.0-liter 4-cyl
150 hp/184 lb-ft of Torque Horsepower/Torque 158 hp/138 lb-ft of Torque
28 city/40 hwy Fuel Economy (mpg) 27 city/40 hwy

2016 Volkswagen Jetta and 2016 Honda Civic Comparison

When comparing the new Jetta to the new Civic, the first thing that shoppers will notice is each of their starting prices. The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta has an advantage over the 2016 Honda Civic with a price tag that starts at almost a thousand dollars less than its competitor. With a similar sized engine, horsepower output and miles per gallon rating, the Volkswagen Jetta’s lower price tag gives it a clear advantage over the Civic right from the beginning.

Another advantage the new Jetta has over its Honda Civic competitor is in its interior space. Rear-seated passengers will enjoy more legroom in the Jetta than the Civic which helps give shoppers one more reason to get behind the wheel of the Volkswagen sedan. To learn more about the differences between the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta and 2016 Honda Civic stop into or contact Stevens Creek Volkswagen in San Jose, CA.

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