blue 2019 vw jetta

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

black 2019 honda civic

2019 Honda Civic

2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2019 Honda Civic

Many drivers in the St Louis region compare the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic, but only one of these vehicles has everything you’ll need to enjoy your time on the road! In fact, the 2019 Jetta easily wins out in most of the areas important to our friends and neighbors. With our Jetta vs. Civic head-to-head, you can see which sedan provides the interior features, safety technology, and performance specs that you desire!

Interior: VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic

Comparing the interior of the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic, the first thing you’ll notice is that there’s a considerable amount of overlap between these vehicles. After all, both models include useful technologies like Bluetooth® hands-free calling, Bluetooth® audio streaming, and an integrated rearview camera. They also offer the same amount of rear legroom.

With that said, the Jetta certainly has more than a few advantages. In its baseline trim, the VW includes 60/40 split-folding rear seats, 12-volt power outlets, and an 8-inch touchscreen. You’ll also be able to choose from several ambient lighting options. If you want these same features in a Honda Civic, you’ll need to reach for a much more pricey trim package.

2019 jetta interior and dash
Performance: VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic
2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Honda Civic
1.4L 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-Cylinder
30 city / 40 highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

25 city / 36 highway

Starting MSRP


Safety: VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic

The Honda Civic includes the Honda Sensing® safety suite, standard. While this suite includes a variety of useful safety features, there are several useful technologies that are still missing. In fact, only the VW Jetta offers a blind spot warning system and a rear cross traffic monitor as options in its base trim level. In order to access either of these safety features in the Honda Civic, you’ll need to upgrade with a more expensive trim.The base model Jetta also comes standard with all-season tires, which last longer and maintain their traction better than the performance tires you’ll find on the Civic. What’s more, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the headlights of the Jetta are better than those of the Honda Civic.

2019 jetta driving on road

Schedule Your Test Drive at Suntrup Volkswagen!

Don’t wait to get behind the wheel. Now that you’ve compared the Jetta vs. Civic, you’re ready to schedule a test drive on the roads near St Louis and Kirkwood! Take the next steps by exploring our new VW Jetta inventory and researching the available Jetta colors. When you’re ready, contact us to set up your test drive and apply for financing!

*Ask your dealer if this vehicle meets the emissions requirements of the state in which you are registering the vehicle. Starting MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Some items may be unavailable when vehicle is built. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment you ordered.

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