2019 VW Jetta vs 2019 Honda Civic

Are you looking to elevate your morning commute with a new sedan? The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and 2019 Honda Civic are two popular cars for drivers near Fort Wayne, IN. To help you make an informed decision between the two models, the experts at Vorderman VW in Fort Wayne, IN have created the following comparison. If you have any questions for the team at our Volkswagen dealership, contact us at (260) 489-7900.

For the purposes of this comparison, we will be taking a closer look at the 2019 VW Jetta SE, starting at $22,155 MSRP, and the 2019 Honda Civic Sport, starting at $21,150 MSRP.

Engine and Performance Specs

Your new sedan should provide ample power without sacrificing efficiency. While the 2019 Jetta and 2019 Corolla offer exciting engines, you'll appreciate the superior efficiency with the Jetta, which gets up to 40 MPG highway. While the Civic may provide more horsepower, the Jetta has significantly more torque, which makes for even better acceleration power. The 2019 Jetta includes an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and sport mode, along with an automatic start/stop system. Additional engine specs for both models include:

2019 VW Jetta Vs. 2019 Honda Civic
1.4L I4 Engine 2.0L I4
147 HP Horsepower 158 HP
184 lb.-ft. Torque 138 lb.-ft.
30/40 MPG city/hwy 30/38
2019 VW Jetta Interior Design

Interior and Exterior Design

Do you want a stylish and comfortable sedan for your daily drive? The VW Jetta and Honda Civic are both attractive models, however our experts agree you'll prefer the creature comforts included with the Jetta. Key differences in design features between these two sedans include the following:

  • Only the 2019 Jetta includes V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, while the Honda Civic only has cloth
  • Heated front seats are only included with the Jetta
  • Both models include LED daytime running lights, but only the Jetta also has LED headlights and taillights
  • A power moonroof is only included with the VW Jetta
  • Power-operated heated side mirrors are only included with the Volkswagen Jetta

Safety and Technology Features

Both the VW Jetta and Honda Civic include features such as a rearview camera and Bluetooth® streaming technology. However, the 2019 Jetta offers a longer list of safety features to give you peace of mind while behind the wheel. You'll also prefer the Volkswagen Car-Net® infotainment system and 6.5-in. touchscreen included with the Jetta. Additional differences between the Jetta and Civic include:

  • Blind Spot Monitor is only included with the VW Jetta
  • The VW Jetta is the only model with Rear Traffic
  • The 2019 Jetta has Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking
2019 VW Jetta Safety & Technology

2019 VW Jetta for Sale in Fort Wayne, IN

Do you know the 2019 VW Jetta is the sedan you want to add to your daily drive? View the new inventory available at Vorderman VW in Fort Wayne, IN to find the model you want to take for a spin. Once you have your eye on the 2019 Jetta you like best, schedule a test drive by calling our dealership at (260) 489-7900.