2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Mazda3

Significant technological and performance improvements have re-energized the compact sedan industry in the minds of many consumers. Today’s compacts provide some of the most efficient, deceptively powerful and comfortable driving experiences on the market, and two vehicles at the forefront of this resurgence are the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and 2017 Mazda3. Both are more than worthy additions to your driveway, and are consistently lauded in the industry for continuous improvement in every facet of their designs. But how well do they match up with each other?

Our team at New Century Volkswagen wants to help you make the best decision about which compact sedan is best for your situation, so we put the Jetta and Mazda3 up to the test. Let’s take a look at what these two industry flagbearers bring to the table!

View Our Inventory


2017 Jetta vs 2017 Mazda3
$17,895 MSRP $17,845
1.8-liter TSI® Inline 4   Engine 2.5-liter Inline 4
Up to 210 hp / 207 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque Up to 184 hp / 185 lb-ft
28 city / 40 highway Fuel Economy 28 city / 37 highway

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Glendale CA

Clearly, both the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta in Glendale CA and 2017 Mazda3 have much to offer for you as a driver; stepping past their essential specs listed above, the Jetta and Mazda3 bring some of the best infotainment systems (VW Car-Net® and MazdaConnect, respectively) to your fingertips, allowing you to stream media, communicate with friends and colleagues, and even navigate around LA effortlessly. Those who desire a bit more value for the power, however, should definitely give the 2017 Jetta a closer look. Not only does it offer an available 210 horsepower (while still achieving 40 highway miles per gallon), it has an inane ability to keep you safe and secure behind the wheel. This is because of a wealth of driver assistance features that have led the Jetta to be named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus! Some of these features include:

  • Rearview Camera System
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Park Pilot
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Front Assist
  • Many more!

If you’re interested in seeing what else the 2017 Jetta has in store, feel free to contact our sales team here at New Century Volkswagen! We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive, discuss more features, and help you work out a financing deal if you’re convinced that it is the right compact car for you. Stop in and see us today!

2017 Volkswagen Jetta exterior features
2017 Volkswagen Jetta performance and technology
2017 Volkswagen Jetta seating capacity
2017 Volkswagen Jetta safety features

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Glendale CA
2017 Volkswagen Passat Glendale CA