2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Mazda3
Compact sedans make great vehicles because they offer customers the ability to get a great vehicle at an even better value. Don't let the word compact fool you because a compact sedan is still fully loaded with all of the best features as well as peak performance to instill a fun to drive experience. Take a look at the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Mazda3 to see how the popular Volkswagen compact sedan matches up in the market.
What customers love the most about the Jetta is its surprisingly spacious interior, high fuel economy, and range of powerful and lively engines. Another feature that may surprise some is that the 2017 Jetta offers customers an enormous trunk for its class. The Jetta measures in at 15.7 cubic feet of cargo volume and compared to the 2017 Mazda3's 12.4 cubic feet of cargo volume, Jetta customers have a lot more versatility with this compact sedan's trunk.
|2017 Volkswagen Jetta||VS||2017 Mazda3|
|28/40 MPG||Fuel Economy||27/37 MPG|
|Yes||Apple CarPlay and Android Auto||No|
2017 VW Jetta Engine Options and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Mazda3 offers customers two engine options a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which gives the Mazda3 its maximum horsepower of 184. In comparison, the 2017 Jetta offers customers three engine options. S and SE models come with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine while the SEL model comes with the turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. Lastly, the GLI models come equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder which gives the Jetta its maximum horsepower of 210.
The various engine options change the Jetta's fuel economy slightly but customers with the 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine can expect fuel economy ratings of 33 city mpg and 40 highway mpg. Other features that make the Jetta a popular choice on the market include its smartphone connectivity abilities, the lineup of available driver assistance features and luxury quality features.
The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is available now at Stokes Volkswagen in North Charleston, SC. Give us a call today to schedule a test drive or to talk with a team member. Check out our website for more information on 2017 models including the Passat and Golf.