2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra

When looking for a quality sedan, we're sure you have a few "must-haves" on your priority list. Fuel efficiency, great style, loads of technology, and a slew of safety features are only a few examples of what the consumers want when it comes to a compact car. Lucky for you, both the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Hyundai Elantra bring their A game when it comes to all the above.

When comparing base models, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta offers a bit more in standard features than the 2017 Hyundai Elantra. In order to get extra features on the Elantra such as a rearview camera, Bluetooth HandsFree system, or Cruise Control, you need to purchase an extra package, while all those features plus many more come standard on the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta.

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra
$17,895 MSRP (USD) $17,150
38 MPG Highway Fuel Economy (Base Automatic) 38 MPG Highway
210 Maximum Horsepower 201
15.7 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 14.4 Cubic Feet

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In terms of performance, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta offers impressive mechanics along with notable efficiency. Putting you in charge of your power preference, Volkswagen gives you the choice of 3 turbo engines (1.4L, 1.8L, 2.0L). 4-corner independent suspension helps you stay in control of the road, while the available DSG performance transmission offers smooth acceleration and incredibly fast gear change. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra also offers 3 engines choices, however only the Eco and Sport trims are turbocharged.

When it comes to driver-assist safety features, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta leaves no stone left unturned. With Blind Spot Monitor, Park Pilot, Rear Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Front Assist with a Forward Collision Warning system, you can always feel confident that Volkswagen has your back, sides, and front. Hyundai has a comparable safety suite available as well, which offers Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, Smart Cruise Control, and Blind Spot Detection with Lane Change Assist. One notable difference between the two is the lack of parking assistance in the Elantra. With the new Jetta's Park Pilot, you can fit into even the smallest spot thanks to sensors that give off visual and audible signals when you get too close to other vehicles.

Stop by Mike Maroone VW in Colorado Springs and test drive one of our new 2017 Volkswagen Jetta models today!

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Front Grille
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Bumper View
2017 Volkswagen Jetta LED Lighting
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Shift Knob

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