2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

blue 2019 vw jetta vs red 2019 toyota corolla

Here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen in Folsom, CA, we want to make comparison model research a breeze for our loyal customers. Today we will be pitting two formidable compact cars against each other: the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Toyota Corolla.

These vehicles are both worthy of a professional assessment, but we think that you’ll favor the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta with its lower starting MSRP and better fuel economy. Specifically, the base model of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta gets up to 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway, compared to the 2019 Toyota Corolla which gets up to 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. But those are just two features among many that may hold importance to you. For that reason, we encourage you to keep reading and learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Toyota Corolla.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta 


2019 Toyota Corolla 

$18,745  Starting MSRP  $18,700 
1.4-liter turbo 4-cylinder  Engine Type  1.8-liter 4-cylinder DOHC 
147 hp/184 lb.-ft.   Horsepower and Torque  132 hp/128 lb.-ft. 
6-speed manual  Standard Transmission  Continuously Variable Transmission The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is available here at Folsom Lake Volkswagen in Folsom, CA

As you can see from the chart above, there are a lot of similarities between the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Toyota Corolla. And the similarities don’t stop there. Both vehicles offer power-operated exterior side mirrors, headlight-integrated LED Daytime Running Lights, Bluetooth ® wireless connectivity, and much more. All of these similarities speak to the fact that both vehicles have been meticulously designed, leading to a difficult decision for buyers.

Thankfully, we can help settle the score. So where do they differ? The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has available multi-color ambient lighting to set the atmosphere with a color for any mood. It also has available heated side mirrors, so you won’t have to sorry about snow and ice buildup. The base model of the Corolla does not have any available heated side mirrors and there is no ambient lighting.

Additionally, you can find many standard safety features on the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. These include active features such as Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR), and Engine Brake Assist (EBA). Also, there are many passive safety features such as the Side Curtain Protection ® head airbags in both the front and rear of the vehicle.

Hopefully by now you’ve been able to make a decision and come to land on the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. When you’re ready, come to Folsom Lake Volkswagen for a test drive.