2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic

Most drivers in the market for a compact sedan will almost certainly have these two models on their shortlist. But, comparing specs and features between vehicles across brands can take some time, so to make things easier, we've done some research for you to compare the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic. Let's see which vehicle has the edge.

Though there are many factors to consider when buying a new vehicle, price is one of them. Though prices can always vary, the Jetta has a starting MSRP far lower than that of the 2016 Civic. Despite the low price, the Jetta comes standard with features like 60/40-split folding rear seats, a touchscreen display, Bluetooth and a USB port. By comparison, the Civic comes standard with a 5-inch color LCD screen.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2016 Honda Civic
150 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 158 hp, 138 lb-ft of torque
15.7 cu ft Cargo Space 15.1 cu ft
38.1 inches Rear Seat Legroom 37.4 inches
From $17,680 MSRP From $18,640

Comparing the Differences of the 2016 VW Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic

Of course, another important factor is engine power. When comparing standard engine specs, the Jetta's standard 1.4-liter turbocharged engine produces far more torque than the Civic's standard engine. Even when comparing available engines the Jetta stands out. The 2016 Honda Civic offers an available engine producing up to 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. The Jetta, by comparison, has an available engine that falls a bit shorter on horsepower at 170 but excels at producing 184 lb-ft of torque. The Jetta can also come as a hybrid or in a GLI model form that delivers 210 horsepower.

Unfortunately, we can't examine every aspect of this comparison between the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Honda Civic, but the Jetta certainly stands out with its affordable price, generous features and powerful engine options. Come experience the Jetta for yourself by visiting us here at Neftin Volkswagen or scheduling a test drive right through our website.

2016 vw jetta front and rear seat legroom
2016 vw jetta rear seat legroom and cargo space
2016 vw jetta in silk blue metallic paint color
2016 vw jetta in white rear bumper design