2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf

There are plenty of Volkswagen models to choose from and if you're not loyal to a specific model then it might be a hard decision. It's hard to narrow down exactly what model is the one for you but really you can't go wrong with any Volkswagen model. The Jetta is Volkswagen's compact sedan while the Golf is the most affordable option in the Golf family. Take a look as we compare the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Volkswagen Golf.

Of course, the most obvious difference between the two VW models is the body style. While the Jetta is a traditional sedan, the Golf is a hatchback offering more cargo volume and interior volume overall. For those not so concerned with body style the Jetta and Golf both make great, affordable and practical options but of course, they have their differences.

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2017 Volkswagen Golf

1.4-Liter Four-Cylinder

1.8-Liter Four-Cylinder

2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder

Engine(s) 1.8-Liter Four-Cylinder
28/38 MPG Fuel Economy 25/35 MPG
15.7 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 22.8 Cubic Feet
Sedan Body Style Hatchback

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The 2017 VW Golf is offered with one standard engine, a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with front-wheel drive, a standard five-speed manual transmission or optional six-speed automatic transmission. The engine produces 170 horsepower and the Golf receives an estimated 25 city mpg and 35 highway mpg. The Golf promises quick acceleration for a hatchback which makes it a fun vehicle to drive through the city. The 2017 Jetta, on the other hand, offers three engine choices. S and SE models come with a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine and SEL models are powered by a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. The GLI model is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder which produces 210 horsepower. Models powered by the 1.4-liter engine receive impressive fuel economy ratings of 28 city mpg and 38 highway mpg.

Aside from the differing body styles, engine options and available cargo space the Jetta and Golf offer basically the same equipment in terms of technology, safety, and convenience features. Volkswagen offers a number of great driver assistance technologies, along with convenience features such as smartphone connectivity, heated seats and more. Contact Hall Volkswagen to get more information on the 2017 Jetta or 2017 Golf. Schedule a test drive today to get a first-hand look at the Jetta or Golf.

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