2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Toyota Corolla
Trying to choose between the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs the 2018 Toyota Corolla? Both sedans are popular options for drivers searching for a reliable commuting vehicle that gets drivers to their destination comfortably. However, in our comparison between the two sedans, we found several differences in engine options and performance that are worth highlighting.
Both the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2018 Toyota Corolla are available in six trim levels: S, Wolfsburg Edition, SE, SE Sport, SEL and GLI for the 2018 Jetta and L, LE, LE Eco, SE, XSE and XLE for the 2018 Corolla. The 2018 Jetta offers three engine options, while the 2018 Corolla only has two engine options.
2018 Volkswagen Jetta
2018 Toyota Corolla
|184 ft-lbs.||Standard Torque||126 ft-lbs.|
2018 Volkswagen Jetta Engine Performance
Drivers who prefer a sportier-feeling sedan will find the 2018 Jetta more capable than the 2018 Corolla performance-wise. The standard engine found in most 2018 Jetta models (including the base S trim) is a turbocharged, 1.4-liter, four-cylinder engine with 150 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. To compare, the 2018 Corolla’s standard engine is a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine with 140 horsepower and 126 pound-feet of torque.
The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta also comes with an abundance of safety features. These include an engine immobilizer, daytime running lights, rear door child safety locks, child seat anchors and a post-collision safety system.
Standard 2018 Volkswagen Jetta comfort & convenience features include: Dual vanity mirrors, interior air filtration, front door pockets, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a rearview camera, air conditioning, audio and cruise controls on the steering wheel, front seatback storage, cruise control, an overhead console with a storage bin, electric power steering and front cupholders.