2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic

If you're shopping for a compact car, you have many options available to you. Sorting through all the options can sometimes feel overwhelming. We get it. That is why we've done much of the research work for you, and we're here to help you compare some of the key details for the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic.

Let's start with the engine, as this is where many drivers will look first. A few significant changes have occurred with the Jetta for the 2016 model year, including a new 150-horsepower standard engine. This engine may deliver just a bit less horsepower than the Civic's standard engine, but it offers much more torque. With the Jetta, you can expect a sporty and fun driving experience.

Driving with the Jetta becomes particularly enjoyable when you know you're saving fuel too. The truth is though, both models offer great fuel economy figures, but the Jetta's base city mpg does have a slight edge over the 2016 Civic.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2016 Honda Civic
150 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 158 hp, 138 lb-ft of torque
28 city/40 hwy Base MPG 27 city/40 hwy
Standard Touchscreen Display Available
$17,680 MSRP $18,640

Difference Between the 2016 VW Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic

It's up to you to compare the interior design of each model to find which one you like best, though we would have to side with Volkswagen's top quality craftsmanship and materials. What is true, however, is that the Jetta offers more rear set legroom for passengers, which can be important for adults riding in compact vehicles. When it comes to features, the Jetta comes standard with a touchscreen display for infotainment, a key amenity for many drivers these days. The Civic, on the other hand, only offers it as an available feature. This is true despite the fact that the Jetta has a lower starting MSRP. The 2016 Jetta also comes standard with a multi-function steering wheel and USB port.

We could continue comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic, but at the end of the day, a test drive is the best way for you to find the right vehicle. We encourage you to reach out to us at Stokes Volkswagen to schedule time behind the wheel. We're convinced you'll fall in love with the Jetta's sporty driving experience, efficient engine and affordable features.

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