2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic comparison is very closely contested for a number of reasons. Both cars have an affordable base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), great fuel economy, etc. That said, there are a couple of reasons why the Jetta ultimately outperforms the Civic.

Returning to the fuel economy, the Jetta and Civic actually match each other with 28 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 40 mpg on the highway. Many people will see this and call it a tie. In reality, however, it's also important to note the fuel capacity – how much fuel the car can hold at any time.

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2017 VW Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic
$17,895 Base MSRP $16,775
28/40 mpg Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 28/40 mpg
14.5 gal. Fuel Capacity 12.4 gal.
Available Parking/Roadside Assistace N/A

2017 VW Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic – Main Differences

Since the 2017 Jetta holds two more gallons of fuel than the 2017 Civic, that means the Jetta won’t have to stop nearly as often as the Civic. This is especially helpful for any families who do a more-than-average amount of driving, whether it's regular road trips, long commutes, etc. As everyone knows, those small savings really do add up with time.

In additionally saving some money on the base price, as well as down the road, Volkswagen Jetta drivers will also appreciate two services that Honda Civic drivers do not have available to them. More specifically, the 2017 VW Jetta comes with available parking and roadside assistance, which the 2017 Honda Civic cannot match.

When sedan shoppers choose the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta over the 2017 Honda Civic, they are paying less money for less stops at the gas station and more available driving technology. This is clearly a win for Volkswagen.

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Front View of White Exterior
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Beige Interior Front Seats
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Steering Wheel Black interior
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Rear View Exterior

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