2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic

The never-ending battle between compact sedans continues with the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic. While the newer Civic model has had some more upgrades, bringing the fight neck-and-neck, the Volkswagen Jetta still comes out on top.

The 2017 Jetta features five trims: the S, SE, SEL, GLI, and SEL Premium. The Civic also has five trims available: the LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L, and Touring. Both feature many color options coming in with up to nine different colors depending on the trim. The Jetta has four interior options: one cloth and three V-Tex Leatherette colors to choose from, while the Civic offers three cloth and three leather options. Many upgrades are available on both vehicles, but we have compared some specs on the base trims below.

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2017 Jetta vs 2017 Civic
1.4-liter I-4 Engine 2.0-liter I-4
14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank Capacity 12.3 Gal.
28/40 MPG (City/Hwy) 28/40
15.7 cubic-feet Cargo Space 15.1 cubic-feet

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The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is full of performance-enhancing features and upgrades. With VW Car-Net® App-Connect, you can connect your smartphone to the dashboard and gain access to select apps. The 2017 Jetta is compatible with both Apple CarPlay® and AndroidAuto®. An available premium color multi-function trip computer allows you to track how your trip is going by monitoring driving time, length, average speed, and current fuel consumption. Car-Net® Security and Service gives you the capability to locate your last parked location, check to see if you locked the doors, or call for help in an emergency situation.

The Jetta’s safety features are innovative and cutting-edge. Blind Spot Monitor helps you determine when it is safe to change lanes, Park Pilot and Rear Traffic Alert assist you in backing into or out of a parking spot with audible signals and the display screen. Front Assist helps you to monitor traffic and can alert you to a potential collision.

The Jetta and Civic have been tough competitors for years. Both models have features that are difficult to beat, and have many options and upgrades available for the buyer to customize the vehicle to their liking. The Jetta provides incredible technology and supportive features, giving drivers the best bang for their buck.

2017 Volkswagen Jetta color options
2017 Volkswagen Jetta steering wheel controls
2017 Volkswagen Jetta touchscreen display
2017 Volkswagen Jetta aerodynamic design

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