2018 Volkswagen Jetta InventoryModern and brimming with athletic performance, it's no wonder the Volkswagen Jetta and Honda Civic are two of the most popular compact sedans on the streets of Savannah, Richmond Hill, and Pooler today.

Inside, you'll find each cabin comes loaded with some of the most innovative tech on the market, while under the hood exists the same inspired engineering you expect from these classic sedans. To help you decide which best suits your needs, the team at Savannah Volkswagen compares the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic. Continue reading to see which sedan comes out on top!

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Volkswagen Jetta vs Civic: Interior Design and Technology

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Interior TechnologyWhether commuting to-and-from the city or heading out for a long weekend road trip, each model provides a comfortable cabin with seating for up to five. The VW Jetta interior is especially well-crafted with premium features ranging from a customizable 10-inch digital cockpit with built-in navigation, to multifunction steering wheel to heated and ventilated seats. In terms of staying connected, the VW Jetta also includes:

  • Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capability
  • 6.5-inch touchscreen display

…as well as an available BeatsAudio® system that provides a crystal-clear surround-sound experience.

For its part, the Civic provides driver and passengers with its own cozy interior that supplies clever storage options including a large center console and dashboard, HD Radio™, and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® with streaming audio service.

Performance and Active Safety 

Providing five different trim levels to suit your individual needs and style, the VW Jetta comes equipped with an athletic 1.4-liter turbo engine capable of producing 147 horsepower with 184 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can choose between either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, which helps provide smooth, confident handling no matter the conditions outside.

Thanks to the Drive Mode Select feature in the VW Jetta, you now have the ability to fully customize your driving experience among four distinct settings: Eco, Sport, Normal, and Custom.

Meanwhile, the Civic's standard LX trim comes equipped with a 4-cylinder engine that's capable of reaching 140 horsepower that's managed by either a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission designed to increase overall fuel-efficiency

Advanced Safety

2018 Volkswagen Jetta PerformanceNo matter where the road leads, the VW Jetta and Honda Civic put the safety of you and your passengers at the forefront with the help of some truly innovative technology.

The VW Jetta has a full suite of standard features providing 360 degrees of protection including:

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Electronic Brake-Pressure Distribution
  • Anti-Slip Regulation

…along with an Intelligent Crash Response System and Post-Collision Braking System, which automatically deploy in the event of an accident.

Likewise, the Honda Civic is custom-designed to help keep you out of harm's way with help from the Honda Sensing® system that includes technologies like: Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, and more!

Volkswagen Jetta vs Honda Civic: Which Vehicle Takes the Top Spot?

While both sedans in our Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic comparison offer their own remarkable list of performance, design, active, and safety features, we're confident in saying that the clear choice for drivers throughout Savannah, Richmond Hill, and Pooler is the Volkswagen Jetta. If interested in taking a closer look for yourself, stop by Volkswagen Savannah or go online to schedule a test drive today!

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