The Volkswagen Jetta has been a stalwart in the compact sedan class for a very long time. It has gone up against some of the segment’s biggest names and come out head based on performance and available technology. A comparison of the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2020 Hyundai Elantra will help buyers narrow down their choices during the arduous vehicle research phase. Volkswagen offers the 2020 Jetta in five distinct trim grades, S, SE, R-Line®, SEL and SEL Premium. All of them use the same powertrain that will create more low-end torque than what is produced by the naturally aspirated power plant employed by the Elantra. Additionally, the 2020 VW Jetta has been praised by independent reviews for its smooth ride over the road and its very smartly designed interior that provides plenty of storage.
Ontario Volkswagen customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2020 VW Jetta today by calling, 855-603-6789.
2020 VW Jetta
2020 Hyundai Elantra
|Turbo., 1.4-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|14.1 cu.-ft.||Trunk Space||14.4 cu.-ft.|
Every 2020 Volkswagen Jetta available at the Ontario Volkswagen showroom employs the same engine platform. A turbocharged 1.4-liter, inline four-cylinder engine is under the hood. It will be attached to either a six-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automatic gear-changer, depending on which of the trim grade they choose. Regardless of transmission choice, all 2020 Jetta models will produce 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.
Hyundai offers three engine options for the 2020 Elantra. The SE, SEL, Value Edition and Limited trims use the base powertrain setup, a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that will make 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. Buyer choosing the Eco trim will get a turbocharged 1.4-liter, four-cylinder engine, producing 128 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque. The top-end Sport trim uses a turbocharged 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine making 201 horsepower.
All 2020 Jetta model will be able to record 30 miles per gallon in the city and 40 miles per gallon on the highway. Hyundai’s range of engines will make about the same fuel economy scores. However, the Elantra’s top Sport trim will come in at 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
Both compact sedans will be equipped with access to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. Volkswagen adds an available high-speed 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and its SEL and SEL Premium trims offer wireless smartphone charging. The Hyundai Elantra isn’t available with either of those features.