2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Honda Civic

Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, VS Icon, and Blue 2018 Honda Civic

Are you thinking about buying a compact sedan? The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is a wonderful choice, with its sleek styling, fun-to-drive nature, advanced safety and multimedia technologies, and a wide array of premium features. The VW Jetta received a thorough redesign for the 2019 model-year and it's better than ever. See how it stacks up against the competition in this 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Honda Civic comparison.

The 2019 Jetta offers a slightly lower base MSRP than the 2018 Civic ($18,745 vs $18,940) and with a plethora of standard features, it's the higher value choice. This includes standard LED headlights, which are an optional feature for the 2018 Civic. Also, for a high level of safety, the Jetta comes standard with the class-exclusive Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. A similar feature isn't offered for the 2018 Civic. Additional standard features for all Jetta trims include Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, automatic headlights, Bluetooth® connectivity, the MIB II infotainment system, and a rearview camera.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2018 Honda Civic
$18,745 Base MSRP $18,940
Standard LED Headlights Available
184 lb-ft Base Engine Torque 138 lb-ft
Standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System No

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The 2019 Jetta is very fun-to-drive with its agile handling, responsive steering, and sophisticated 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI engine, which delivers an impressive 184 lb-ft of torque, compared to 138 lb-ft of torque for the 2018 Civic's base 2.0L 4-cylinder engine.

Another advantage of the 2019 Jetta is its generous warranty coverage. All 2019 Jetta models are backed by a 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper warranty. With the 2018 Civic, you'll only get a 3-years/36,000-miles basic and 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

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Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Parked in Front of a White Building
Dashboard and Black Seats of 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Steering Wheel, Gauges, and Touchscreen of 2019 Volkswagen Jetta