2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Mazda3

white 2019 Volkswagen Jetta by brick building

Wait a minute before jumping into your next car purchase. We know that you are anxious to be on your way but taking the time to compare two similar vehicles will make you feel more secure in your purchase. With our comparison pages and side-by-side charts, it is easy to do too. Today, we want to compare the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta to the 2018 Mazda3.

We can see why you would be considering one of these two vehicles for your next ride. If you are considering both, then you must be into cars that are Front Wheel Drive vehicles with a manual 6-speed transmission. They also have the fairly standard 4-cylinder, 16-valve engines and the exact same fuel capacity at 13.2 gallons. So, yea, they have a lot of similarities, but don’t worry, we can help you differentiate the two. Keep reading to compare the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta to the 2018 Mazda3.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta 



$18,745  Starting MSRP  $18,095 
30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway  Fuel economy estimates  28 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway 
147 hp at 5,000 rpm  horsepower  155 hp at 6,000 rpm 
184 lb.-ft at 1,400 rpm  torque 150 lb.-ft at 4,000 rpm 

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is available here at New Century Volkswagen in Glendale, CA

In the chart above you can see that they come at a very similar price, despite the Jetta being a whole model-year newer. They also have similar power, with one boasting more horsepower, and one boasting more torque at the respective rpms. Other differences between the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2018 Mazda3 include that the Jetta comes with cargo area tie downs to make storing and organizing simple, the Jetta comes with standard alloy wheels, and twice the length of warranty coverage in both months and miles at 72 months and 72,000 miles. The Jetta also has more cargo volume at 14.1 cubic feet compared to 12.4 cubic feet.

Now that you have seen a true comparison of these two vehicles, you can see that they are not as similar as they once appeared. If you are now ready to jump into your next car purchase with confidence, then come pay us a visit at New Century Volkswagen in Glendale, CA. You can schedule your next test drive on our website or in person.