2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla

When buying a new car, you never want to rush into a decision. We know that the comparison process can seem laborious, but it is also crucial to finding the perfect model for your driving needs. To help you do that, we've done some research to match up two top models in the compact segment: the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla.

Both models offer quite a few bells and whistles that are sure to excite many drivers. When it comes to infotainment, however, the two auto manufacturers have taken a different approach. While the Volkswagen Jetta offers available VW Car-Net App-Connect for smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto or MirrorLink, the Corolla comes with Entune Audio while offering available Entune Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite. Both vehicles come standard with a USB port, Bluetooth and multifunction controls on the steering wheel, so it's up to you to decide which infotainment system you prefer.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2016 Toyota Corolla
150 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 132 hp, 128 lb-ft of torque
28 city/40 hwy Base MPG 28 city/37 hwy
15.7 cu ft Cargo Volume 13 cu ft
Available VW Car-Net App-Connect with Apple Carplay/Android Auto Infotainment Entune Premium Audio with Navigation and App Suite

Comparing Differences Between the 2016 VW Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla

Though we love being able to use Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in our VW models, you'll have to come experience it for yourself. Though infotainment may be left up to opinion, it's tough to argue against the Jetta's edge in standard engine power and base fuel efficiency. Both models do offer variations in engine power, but the Jetta still puts you in control of plenty of sporty thrill. For example, the Corolla's available engine with Valvematic technology option does boost horsepower to 140 but it drops torque to 126 lb-ft. By comparison, the 2016 Jetta has an optional engine that is capable of boosting horsepower to 170, as well as a Jetta Hybrid and powerful GLI model.

We could talk all day about the advantages of driving a Jetta, but you just have to come try it out for yourself here at Stokes Volkswagen. We have no doubt you'll love the Jetta's fun driving experience, top quality craftsmanship and available driver assistance systems. If you want to learn more about comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla, be sure to contact us or schedule some time behind the wheel.

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