2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla

New vehicle shoppers in the compact sedan segment certainly have a wide range of options available to them. It can be tough to find the time to sort through them all, which is why we are here to help. By comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla, you should be one step closer to finding your ideal new car.

The VW Jetta came with a few changes for the 2016 model year, including available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. But, it also has a new standard engine that delivers 150 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This power output far surpasses the power delivered by the 2016 Corolla's standard engine. Yet, despite all that power, the Jetta still offers better base model highway fuel economy.

If you'd like more power, you'll find other engine options with the Jetta, including a 170-horsepower engine. There is also a 210-horsepower GLI model or Jetta Hybrid model.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2016 Toyota Corolla
150 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 132 hp, 128 lb-ft of torque
28 city/40 hwy Base MPG 28 city/37 hwy
15.7 cu ft Cargo Volume 13.0 cu ft
Manual Standard Transmission Manual

Comparing the 2016 VW Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla

The Jetta also has the edge when it comes to cargo space, offering a rather impressive 15.7 cu ft compared to the Corolla's 13.0 cu ft. Other features to be found inside the 2016 Jetta include a standard touchscreen sound system, Bluetooth and a USB port. Available features include heated front seats and a sunroof.

Now that you've compared the 2016 VW Jetta vs 2016 Toyota Corolla, contact us at Volkswagen Santa Monica to get behind the wheel. We'd be happy to set you up with a test drive in the sporty and thrilling Jetta compact sedan. We firmly believe you'll understand why the Jetta stands out from others in this popular automotive segment.

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