2020 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

2020 Volkswagen Jetta

2020 Honda Civic LX

2020 Honda Civic

2020 Volkswagen Jetta


2020 Honda Civic


City/Hwy - 30/40

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

City/Hwy - 30/38
184 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

162 lb-ft

Driver Personalization


Wireless Smartphone Charger


Wi-Fi Hotspot


Sedan Showdown: Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic

Are you in the market for a new Volkswagen Jetta? That’s a great choice! Our East St. Louis customers love the plush interior, quality German engineering, and stylish design. But maybe you’re wondering how the Jetta stacks up against the competition, like the Honda Civic. That’s why we’ve put together a detailed 2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic comparison below. Our VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic comparison will deal with three areas: cost, performance, and cool features. So, let’s get this Jetta vs. Civic showdown on the road!

2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic: Cost

The starting MSRP for the Volkswagen Jetta comes in about a couple of thousand dollars less than the Honda Civic. That’s just $18,895 for the 2020 Jetta compared to $20,650 for the 2020 Civic. But the starting price isn’t the only way you’ll save with the Jetta. The Jetta gets better gas mileage, as well. Expect to get an impressive EPA-estimated 40 miles per gallon in the city with the Jetta, as opposed to just 38 miles per gallon from the Civic. When it comes to cost, the Volkswagen is the clear winner in this Jetta vs. Civic contest.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic: Performance

Expect to get a whole lot more torque from the Jetta than the Civic. We’re talking 184 lb-ft vs. 162 lb-ft. What is torque good for? The higher the torque a car’s engine can produce, the faster it can accelerate. Higher torque better enables a vehicle to climb hills, as well. The German engineering found in the Jetta ensures you’ll get the best performance possible. That’s why it comes out the winner in this VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic showdown.

2020 VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic: Cool Features

The 2020 Jetta comes equipped with several cool features that aren’t available in the Civic. We’re talking features like driver personalization and Wi-Fi hotspot capability. The Jetta even allows you to charge your smartphone wirelessly. It’s a popular feature among Madison drivers. And you won’t find it in the Civic. When it comes to features, the VW pulls out ahead once again in this Jetta vs. Civic matchup.

Check Out the New VW Jetta on Our Website

Are you ready to learn more about the new Jetta? You’ll find it on our website along with our other Volkswagen vehicles. We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership may be conveniently located near Caseyville, but you can browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home!

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