2017 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2017 Honda Civic

A bout between compact sedan powerhouses like the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Honda Civic is certain to be a scrappy, 12-round knuckle buster decided by split decision. Both models offer sporty yet economic engine options and premium safety features like a rearview camera and electronic stability control but the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta also has an Intelligent Crash Response System. In the unfortunate event of an accident where the airbags deploy the 2017 Jetta will automatically turn off the fuel pump, unlock the doors for emergency personnel and activate the hazard lights, that’s forward-thinking Volkswagen ingenuity.

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2017 Honda Civic
1.4L TSI (Turbo Stratified Injection) Standard Engine 2.0L In-Line 4-cylinder
150 Horsepower 158
5-speed Manual Standard transmission 6-speed Manual
40 MPG HWY (est) 40

Above is the tale of the tape between the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Honda Civic. As you can see the specs are quite similar between the two so the true deciding factor is value.

Volkswagen Peace of Mind

With a reputation of long lasting quality, you know the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is going to get you there and bring you home. Being pitted against a brand like Honda in the arena of long lasting quality is quite an undertaking but Volkswagen is always up to the challenge. The Honda Civic has always been known as a car that will “run forever” and while it probably won’t run forever the 2017 Honda Civic will maximize power while minimizing fuel intake. Both the 2017 Honda Civic and the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta are ideal, fuel efficient, fun-to-drive compact sedans but it’s the little extras that come with owning a Volkswagen that push the 2017 Jetta over the edge. Both the 2017 Jetta and the 2017 Civic offer preventative safety systems such as blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic warning and adaptive cruise control, but added features like forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking help the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta keep one step ahead of the 2017 Honda Civic. Volkswagen also stands behind the 2017 Jetta with a 5 year/ 60k mile powertrain warranty and a 3 year/36k mile new vehicle warranty giving you the peace of mind in your 2017 Volkswagen Jetta purchase.

Passenger side exterior view of 2017 Volkswagen Jetta
front driver side exterior view of 2017 Honda Civic
Driver cockpit view of 2017 Volkswagen Jetta
Driver cockpit view of 2017 Honda Civic