2018 Jetta vs. Competitors


The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, now in its sixth generation, has a long history of supplying great performance and product value to happy customers. Now in its eighth model year, the Jetta has fully equipped model trims and highly efficient turbocharged engines. Let's compare the 2018 Jetta to its counterparts the Altima and Civic. Jetta's advantages are highlighted in bold text.

2018 VW Jetta

2018 Nissan Altima

2018 Honda Civic

Model:1.4T S FWD2.5 SEX
MSRP:$18,645$23,260$21,240
Transmission:6-speed autoCVTCVT
Engine:1.4 L turbo2.5 L2.0 L
Torque: lb-ft184177138
Side Barrier Driver:5 Stars3 Stars5 Stars
Back Legroom in.:38.136.137.4
CD Player:StandardStandard--
Cargo cu ft.:15.715.415.1
Max Payload lbs.:1025--942
Warranty:6-yr/72,000 mile3/36,0003/36,000

The 2018 Jetta continues to offer German engineering excellence that VW customers have come to expect from the brand. The high-quality materials used inside and out, coupled with the low MSRP, provide good value to customers looking for a compact sedan. The standard 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine is efficient with high torque available. There is a 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder used on SE Sport and SEL trims. The GLI trim uses a 2.0-liter inline-4 developing 210 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque.

The base S trim is well equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels, 5-inch color infotainment screen, LED daytime running lights, and Bluetooth. There is a new Wolfsburg Edition trim for 2018 with special 16-inch wheels, fog lights, sport bumpers, powered and heated seats, and leatherette seating surfaces. The SE trim offers a 6.3-inch infotainment screen with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, keyless entry, and VW Car-Net telematics. Additional features including larger wheels, enhanced audio systems, and a power sunroof are available in the SE Sport and SEL trims. Available safety features include a reverse camera, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and auto braking after a collision with fuel pump shutoff and auto door unlocking.

Bob Boast Volkswagen is proud to offer the 2018 Jetta or any of our quality VW vehicles for customers in Bradenton, Sarasota, Tampa, Venice, and the greater SW Gulf Coast of Florida. Stop by and take a look at the 2018 VW Jetta today!

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