2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta*

2019 Honda Civic

Honda Civic*

2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2020 Honda Civic

1.4L 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-Cylinder
30 city / 40 highway mpg

EPA-Estimated MPG

32 city / 42 highway mpg

Starting MSRP


When you’re looking for an efficient and advanced compact sedan for your Glenview drives, there’s no doubt that comparing the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2020 Honda Civic will land you the car you need. Both of these popular models provide a balanced mix of technology and comfort, but the Jetta will deliver you more for a lower starting price. See the differences and find the right fit for you at Jennings Volkswagen.

Jetta vs. Civic: Interior

Comparing the VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic, you’ll notice that both have outfitted their cabins with an appealing selection of connectivity and comfort features to make the most of every drive through Park Ridge and Northbrook.. Each model includes:

  • Bluetooth® hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • A rearview camera
  • Cruise control

However, the Jetta interior features several unique options not found in the Civic. Only the Jetta, allows you access to the Volkswagen Car-Net infotainment system, which offers a subscription-based Wi-Fi hotspot and features gesture controls for swiping.

Higher trim levels also offer the cozy Cold Weather package which heats up your steering wheel and rear seats, in addition to windshield wipers and washer nozzles to help you keep ice off your window, making Niles winters just a bit more tolerable.

Additional features found in the Jetta but not the Civic include:

  • 8-inch touchscreen interface
  • 60/40 split-fold rear seats
  • 12-volt power outlets
  • Ambient lighting options

Jetta vs. Civic: Safety

Comparing the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic, it’s clear that both are known for keeping drivers and passengers safe. The Civic utilizes the Honda Sensing® safety suite, which includes a road departure mitigation system, collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, and lane keeping assist system. Meanwhile, the Jetta safety specs include these technologies and more, including a few the Civic missed:

  • Post-collision braking system
  • Forward collision warning
  • Blind spot warning system

Test Drive the Jetta at Jennings Volkswagen

In order to truly compare the VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic, the best option for you is to get behind the wheel for yourself. When you’re ready to take the first step towards getting behind the wheel, don’t hesitate to contact us online today. Our finance team will work with you closely to ensure you get your favorite new Jetta available in our inventory for a price that you’re comfortable paying.

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