Volkswagen Jetta vs Hyundai Elantra



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How Does the New Volkswagen Jetta Compare to the New Hyundai Elantra?


If you're looking for an affordable vehicle that's fun to drive, elegantly comfortable and has head turning style, look no further than the new Volkswagen Jetta. The Jetta remains a favorite among drivers because of its ability to pack such a large punch into an affordable package. With athletic German engineering, sophisticated styling, and a suite of high-tech features, there's something for everyone to enjoy about the new Jetta. Whether you're looking for a vehicle to make all of your around city and highway commutes more exciting, something stylish and refined, or just the most bang for your buck, the answer for you is the new Volkswagen Jetta. In order to demonstrate how unique and fitting the new Jetta can be to your lifestyle, we're going to compare it to the new Hyundai Elantra and allow you to see for yourself!

2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra


The Jetta comes equipped with a more powerful and athletic standard engine than the Elantra does. The Jetta comes with a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 150-horsepower and 184 pounds-feet of torque, while the Elantra comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 147-horsepower and just 132 pounds-feet of torque. While the difference in horsepower isn't massive, the difference in torque allows the Jetta to enjoy a far more sporty and responsive feel, providing you with the get-up-and-go that you want and need to enjoy every outing.

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Fuel Economy

Even with a more powerful engine, the Jetta achieves a higher estimated fuel economy than the Elantra, offering 28 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway on the base model. The Elantra, on the other hand, falls short with an estimated 26 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.

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Fuel Capacity

With a higher estimated fuel economy, it's important that the Jetta also has a larger fuel capacity than the Elantra does, with a 14.5 gallon tank compared to the 14 gallon tank in the Elantra.

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Whatever your storage needs may be, the Jetta has a larger trunk to accommodate them. The Trunk in the Jetta offers 15.7 cubic feet of storage space compared to the 14.4 cubic feet of storage space in the trunk of the Elantra. Find Your Jetta


Both the Jetta and the Elantra are available with three engine options, but the engine options on the Jetta are more powerful than the available engines on the Elantra across the board. Find Your Jetta

Test Drive a New Volkswagen Jetta Today!

These are just a few of the ways that the new Volkswagen Jetta outperforms the competition. If you'd like to learn more about the Jetta, we encourage you to come view our entire selection of new Jetta models in person today, right here at Falcone Volkswagen! We can walk you through our entire selection and take you out for a test drive around Indianapolis in the Jetta model that's right for you! Our dealership is conveniently located right in Indianapolis and we serve drivers from all over nearby Carmel, Fishers, Greenwood, and Lawrence, IN!

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