The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta has a striking design, refined interior, and the newest infotainment technology offered by Volkswagen. This successful sedan is based on the award-winning MQB modular chassis. Before you decide on buying it though, you would want to learn how it measures up to the competition. At Ontario Volkswagen in Ontario, CA, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2021 Honda Civic.
The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta is available in five trims: S, SE, R-line, SEL, and SEL Premium. The 2021 Honda Civic is available in four trims: LX, Sport, EX, and Touring. For a fair comparison, we have equated the base trims of both models, i.e., the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta S vs 2021 Honda Civic LX.
2021 Volkswagen Jetta
2021 Honda Civic
||2.0-liter In-line 4-cylinder|
||Engine Horsepower (hp)/Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
||Fuel Economy: City/Highway/Combined (mpg)
As seen in the table above, the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta is at an advantage in terms of pricing, engine torque, and fuel economy. In terms of infotainment, the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta features a glass-covered 8-inch display, while the 2021 Honda Civic is equipped with a 9-inch touchscreen. Both models have wireless integration with Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM, enhanced voice recognition, two illuminated USB-C ports, and Bluetooth® technology for compatible devices.
Both models come with driver-assistance features such as Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Keeping System. However, the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta also includes the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and Intelligent Crash Response System that are activated in case there is a crash. These systems aren’t available on the 2021 Honda Civic.
Based on the comparison, we can conclude that the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta does have a slight edge. If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta, schedule a test drive at Ontario Volkswagen in Ontario, CA, today!