2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic

The Volkswagen Jetta and Ford Focus are two of the best sedans in the segment today. Their rivalry has always been very closely contested over the years and 2017 is no different. When analyzing the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Ford Focus comparison, one will see a lot of similarities, but also some key differences that ultimately set them apart.

As estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Jetta and Civic actually match each other with 28 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 40 mpg on the highway. This, however, is not exactly a stalemate. Another important factor when discussing fuel economy is the car's fuel capacity – the maximum amount of fuel it can hold at any given 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

The 2017 VW Jetta holds over two more gallons of fuel than the 2017 Honda Civic. This means that the 2017 Jetta will need to stop for gas significantly less often, it will get farther after every refueling, and it will save a lot of money down the road.

As if saving a large margin of money wasn't enough motivation, there are still even more reasons why the Jetta is a better investment than the Civic. Namely, the Jetta's available parking and roadside assistance. Everyone would rather have something and not need it than not have something and need it, right? Well, the same goes for parking and roadside assistance.

From the lower base price to the long-term savings of the larger fuel capacityplus available parking and roadside assistance—the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Honda Civic comparison ends in a decisive win for VW.

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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