Two of the most exciting sedans on the road today are the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Toyota Corolla. Both vehicles provide drivers with the latest in comfort, safety and technology features. But taking the time to compare between the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs the 2019 Toyota Corolla reveals several key differences in engine performance, fuel economy and available storage space.
The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Toyota Corolla both have one engine option shared across multiple trims. The 2019 Jetta comes equipped with a turbocharged, 1.4-liter, four-cylinder engine with 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Corolla is powered by a less-powerful 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that only generates 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque.
In addition to being more powerful, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta’s engine is more efficient than the 2019 Corolla’s as well. The 2019 Jetta’s 1.4L engine received ratings of 30 miles per gallon in city driving conditions, 39 miles per gallon on the highway and 34 miles per gallon of combined city/highway travel. In comparison, the 2019 Corolla was rated for 28 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the highway, for a combined efficiency rating of 31 miles per gallon.
Drivers also have access to more storage space in the 2019 Jetta than in the 2019 Corolla. The 2019 Jetta has a cargo capacity of 14.1 cubic feet, larger than the 2019 Corolla’s 13 cubic feet of cargo space.
Standard 2019 Volkswagen Jetta safety features include: Tire pressure monitoring, rear door child safety locks, traction control, a post-collision safety system, auto delay off headlamps, LED headlamps, stability control, dusk sensing headlamps, child seat anchors, daytime running lights and brake drying.