2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Toyota Corolla

  2017 Volkswagen Jetta
2017 Toyota Corolla
Horsepower 150 130
NHTSA Crash Test Rating 5 4
MPG 28/38 28/36
Cargo Capacity 15.7 cu. ft. 13 cu. ft.
MSRP $18,715 $18,240

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. the 2017 Toyota Corolla: Who comes out on top?

Balancing Power and Safety

If you’re looking for reliable performance to handle your busy commutes through the Jersey Turnpike and long road trips along the coast, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta comes out on top, boasting 150 horsepower. The 2017 Toyota Corolla takes second place with 132 horsepower. To keep you safe in the event of an accident, look for car with a 5-Star Crash Test Rating. The Volkswagen Jetta was given a 5-Star rating from the NHTSA, while the Toyota Corolla was only given 4 stars.

Performance Meets Efficiency

Alongside the Volkswagen Jetta’s strong performance and handling, it still manages to impress with up to 28 city and 38 highway MPG. The Toyota Corolla, with up to 28 city and 36 highway, has a smaller gas tank and will therefore need to stop at the pump more often. In terms of engine sizes, the Volkswagen Jetta has the 1.4L, 1.8L, and 2.0L options, meanwhile the Toyota Corolla only comes with the coarse 1.8L engine.

Fit Everything You Need and More

Despite both options being compact cars, you don’t have to sacrifice space. The Volkswagen Jetta has an amazing 15.7 cubic feet of cargo space while the Toyota Corolla has 13 cubic feet of cargo space. From passengers to groceries and hiking gear, the Volkswagen Jetta can fit more, all the while keeping everyone comfortable.

Get Your Money’s Worth

Starting at an MSRP of $18,715, the Volkswagen Jetta truly gives you an incredible value for your dollar. The Toyota Corolla starts at a comparable $18,500 MSRP.

Test Drive at our Toms River, NJ Dealership

When it comes down to it, the driving experience of the car is vital. Each trip should be enjoyable and comfortable. Stop by our Volkswagen dealership in Toms River, NJ to test drive the Volkswagen Jetta and see just how beautifully it hugs the road. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through each trim, customization option, and even financing options. In our no-pressure environment, you can feel like family. We look forward to meeting you!


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