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2019 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Passenger side exterior view of a red 2019 Honda Civic Sedan on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a gray 2019 VW Jetta on the right

Finding a full-size sedan that fulfills all of your specific needs can be quite the undertaking because of all of the options that are out there for you to choose from. Even as everything seems to shift and morph into an SUV there are still a lot of sedan options available and the two most attractive and accommodating sedans on the market right now are the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. You can find out about the similarities and differences in engine options as well as standard and available interior amenities and cabin comforts of the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and 2019 VW Jetta right here below.

2019 Honda Civic Sedan


2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2.0L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.4L Turbocharged In-line 4-Cylinder
158 HP/ 138 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 147 HP/ 184 LB-FT
97.8 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 94.7 Cubic Feet
15.1 Cubic Feet Trunk Volume 14.1 Cubic Feet

Compare the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan & the 2019 VW Jetta

As you can see from the chart above the standard engines of the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta are similar with the Civic providing more horsepower and the Jetta delivering better torque. The 2019 Honda Civic also offers an engine upgrade from its standard engine while the 2019 VW Jetta does not. A 1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder engine is standard on the upper three trim levels of the 2019 Civic Sedan and it cranks out 174 horsepower and 167 lb-ft of torque while still averaging 32 MPG* City/ 42 MPG* HWY.

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Not only does the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan have more standard trunk and passenger space than the 2019 VW Jetta but it also provides more front row headroom and legroom than the 2019 Jetta does as well. The cabin of both the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta get equipped with large color touchscreen displays so navigation and music are always within arm's reach. Their interiors also have the option of heated leather-trimmed seats for the ultimate in comfort and connectivity but the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan also makes available heated rear seats on its top trim level something the VW Jetta doesn’t provide at any trim level. With more engine options and better standard cargo and passenger space the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan wins a hard-fought battle over the 2019 VW Jetta. You can take the 2019 Civic Sedan for a test drive today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC to experience all of its exciting specs and features for yourself.