The compact car is turning into a classic kind of vehicle in the minds of American consumers. People from all walks of life, it seems, can step into a compact sedan and feel comfortable and right at home. It seems that although similar, all compact cars have something special to bring to the table, which is especially the case with the 2017 Toyota Corolla and 2017 Volkswagen Jetta. Both vehicles have firmly embedded themselves in the hearts of American consumers due to their consistent levels of safety, performance and efficiency. But how well do they stack up against each other?
The Corolla and Jetta are both lauded for their willingness to please increasing consumer demands of safety, styling, and value in an economy that’s less than stellar. Our team at Serra Toyota decided to take a look at these two compact icons in an effort to see which one has the upper hand in the categories that drivers are drawn to the most. This comparison is meant to help you, the consumer, form a better idea of which vehicle is best for you.
|2017 Toyota Corolla||vs.||2017 Volkswagen Jetta|
|6 speed manual||Transmission||6 speed manual|
|30 miles per gallon city, 42 highway||Fuel Economy||28 miles per gallon city, 40 highway|
|1.8 L Inline 4||Engine||1.4 L Inline 4|
|Up to 140 horsepower, 128 lb-ft of torque||Performance||150 horsepower, 184 lb-ft of torque|
This is a comparison of the base models of the 2017 Corolla and 2017 Jetta. Not included in the chart are crash test ratings, in which the Toyota Corolla received a full 5-star rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has also rated the 2017 Corolla “good” in four crashworthiness tests; the 2017 Corolla ensures that you will be safe and secure for whatever the road ahead has in store.
The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta certainly provides some healthy competition for the 2017 Toyota Corolla in Birmingham, AL. It has also been rated highly in safety tests and fuel efficiency. A comparison like this comes down to a matter of preference, but there is no denying that the 2017 Toyota Corolla brings a great deal of benefits to the table. This includes connection to Toyota’s world-class Entune user interface, a classy interior and built in tech features to keep you secure on the road.
We encourage you to test drive the 2017 Toyota Corolla in Birmingham AL to see if it is the right fit for your current needs. Feel free to contact our sales team at Serra Toyota if you have any questions regarding our current inventory, available financing options, or for anything regarding our team and services.