Volkswagen Jetta vs Honda Civic Car Buying Tips — Volkswagen Jetta V

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Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda

European reliability or Asian It’s a question that to mind when thinking of the Volkswagen Jetta and the 2011 Civic. Both cars been around since the

and neither has shown signs of anytime soon. They provide their own unique of economy and reliability. But in order to see one possesses the best overall for your money, we’ve them down (with the of the quality researchers at Car and Driver, Reports, Edmunds, and Motor by category and let them confront other head-on.

Powertrain: A four-cylinder engine is all going to get from the Civic, does leave it leading in efficiency. However, the 2.5L from the VW is the most powerful available from these two sedans. It decreases fuel only slightly while horsepower and torque. The VW should win in of choices as well, with the 2.0L diesel, but the Civic offers a fuel-saving option the hybrid model getting the top at 40/45 mpg (city/highway). Transmission are comparable and both models standard as front-wheel drive.

Volkswagen Jetta, thanks to a powerful engine option

Braking/Safety/Handling: Both vehicles their safety marks flying colors, unless you down to the Civic coupe earned only a rating of from the IIHS. Antilock brakes, stability and traction and full-length side curtain are standard equipment on either Braking is slightly better on the VW, to a stop from 60 mph in an above-average 117 The VW is a very solid handling car but the matches that handling, very confident for a compact The additional road noise of the could give the Jetta the here.

Winner: Volkswagen Jetta

The VW wins this category, no asked. The Civic is built for sport than for spaciousness. Its 12 trunk is well below standards, and that drops to 10 cubes for the hybrid and the GX models. The trunk is an ample 15.5 feet, bigger than sedans in this class.

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Comfort/Interior: The interior is drastically disappointing. VW has away with several features which gave it its look and feel. The remarkably front seats are now gone as are air vents and the carpeted trunk A digital speedometer and fuel rest at the base of the windshield of the but that’s really the only to its interior. Comfort is ample and has been improved in the rear with the flat rear

Winner: Honda Civic

In a separate matchup, we found the Honda Accord could not the Jetta in overall amenities, so expect the Civic to pull the off either. Despite its addition of satellite radio, heated seats, and several sporty features, it just doesn’t the VW’s functionality or gadgetry. The system of the Jetta is equipped a six-disc CD changer, iPod SD-card reader, satellite Bluetooth, and may even hold coffee for you if you ask it nicely. The VW’s navigation interface is also user-friendly than Honda’s.

Winner: Volkswagen Jetta

for the $: The starting MSRP on these is actually fairly even. The starts at $14,995 and climbs to at the top end. The Civic starts at and options can run its 33 style choices to an double $27,150.

Winner: the price comparison, the Jetta is the better value here. you’re really bucking for a car, you’ll be better off with the VW.

Volkswagen Jetta V
Volkswagen Jetta V
Volkswagen Jetta V
Volkswagen Jetta V

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