Compare the Volkswagen Jettato the Honda Civic and Nissan Sentra

Are you looking for that compact sedan that puts you a step ahead of the competition? Look no further than the new Volkswagen Jetta! Volkswagen's answer to the compact sedan question, the Jetta is sure to make short work of your commute with peppy power under the hood and numerous features that many rivals are hard-pressed to match.

The Volkswagen Jetta does have rivals you might come across in your research. Models like the Honda Civic and Nissan Sentra offer an array of exciting features and innovations that you might find appealing. Below, you'll find our comparisons of the Jetta to its two rivals and why we think the Jetta should be your number one choice when searching for a new car. Let us help make your decision a little easier today!

Volkswagen Jetta vs Honda Civic

When you need quicker acceleration and more power, the Volkswagen Jetta is the car you want. The Jetta comes standard with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The lineup pairs its standard engine with a six-speed manual transmission, but an optional eight-speed automatic gives you a few more ways to manage your commute. While the Honda Civic does offer two engines, with the turbocharged powertrain pushing out more horsepower, neither engine option can compete with the Jetta's torque output.

Getting the right features for your morning commute can make a world of difference. With the Volkswagen Jetta, you'll find that life gets easier when you take the wheel and hit the road. The lineup offers an array of driver-assistance technology, providing a series of alerts from a forward-collision warning, automated emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and rear-cross-traffic alert. While the Civic does offer its safety package, called Honda Sensing®, it doesn't include blind-spot monitoring or rear cross-traffic alert standard - you'll need to upgrade to more expensive trim levels to access those features.

Volkswagen Jetta vs Nissan Sentra

The Nissan Sentra is another compact sedan that comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. At times underwhelming, the lineup's powertrain delivers 149 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. The Jetta's 1.5-liter turbocharged engine will feel much more powerful, delivering 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. While the Jetta equips a standard six-speed manual transmission, you can still rely on the turbocharged engine to keep your travels going, thanks to an EPA-estimated range of 29/43 mpg city/highway. The Sentra's engine won't perform as well, offering an estimated range of 29/39 mpg city/highway.

You deserve a drive tailored to your needs and desires, and the Volkswagen Jetta lineup doesn't disappoint. The Jetta's top-level trims offer exciting features and comforts that help enhance the quality of your time in the driver's seat. Upgrading to the SEL trim unlocks ventilated front seats, Light Assist ambient lighting, ventilated front seats, and a wireless smartphone charger, to name a few. While the Nissan Sentra isn't without its collection of available features, the Sentra won't include any of the features offered by the Jetta's SEL trim- When you want more convenience close at hand, the Volkswagen Jetta is the compact sedan for you.

Test Drive the New Volkswagen Jetta Today

Whether it's effortless power, impressive fuel economy, features, or safety options, the Volkswagen Jetta offers all you need in a sleek, stylish package. Standing out from competitors like the Honda Civic and Nissan Sentra, we encourage you to visit Ciocca Volkswagen of Allentown today to see what the new Jetta can do. We can't wait to put you in the driver's seat and show you all the features you can expect to make your drive the best part of your day!

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