2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Toyota Corolla

When it comes to buying a new sedan, you’re going to be looking through an overcrowded class. Even Volkswagen has three different sedan models. Within the class, there are even more varieties to choose from. Do you want a mid-size vehicle, or one more in line with the luxury vehicles? Or are you looking for a more compact model, while still retaining a spacious interior and room for cargo with a powerful engine? If the last option sounds the most appealing to you, you might want to take a look at the the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, available at Team Gunther Volkswagen in Daphne, AL.


If the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta were the be-all, end-all of compact sedans, they would be flying out of showrooms faster than you can say Volkswagen. However, the 2017 Jetta is just one of many sedans, like the 2017 Toyota Corolla. The 2017 Corolla is an excellent addition to Toyota’s line up, and a worthy adversary of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. If you are stuck on which compact sedan to purchase, look no further for an in-depth comparison of the two models.

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta

2017 Toyota Corolla

5-speed manual w/ OD
Standard Transmission
2-speed automatic CVT w/OD
1.5L 4-cylinder, 150 hp
1.8L 4-cylinder, 132 hp
28 city/40 highway mpg
Fuel Economy
28 city/36 highway mpg

Advantages of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

Something that scares many buyers is the prospect of learning to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission. With the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, while the 5-speed manual transmission is standard, there are available automatic options for those who haven’t gotten the feel for shift stick. The high-performance 1.5L 4-cylinder engine and 150 horsepower, you get power and superior fuel economy. While the 2017 Toyota Corolla has an impressive 36 highway mpg, the 2017 Jetta boasts 40 highway mpg.

When most people buy a vehicle, they first look at the price tag. The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta is listed at $17,895, compared to the 2017 Toyota Corolla at $18,500. With comparable standard features, the lower price on the 2017 Jetta makes it an incredible value. If you’re looking for an excellent vehicle with great fuel economy, a spacious interior and cargo hold, and vehicle options at a great price, you need to take a closer look at the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. You can learn more about the available and standard features on the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta at Team Gunther Volkswagen in Daphne, AL.

2017 Volkswagen Jetta profile
Rear Interior of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta
Steering wheel of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta
Shift stick in 2017 Volkswagen Jetta

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