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2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2021 Honda Civic

2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2021 Honda Civic
2021 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan


2021 Honda Civic Sedan

Starting MSRP

1.4L 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-Cylinder
30 city / 41 highway mpg

EPA-Estimated MPG

32 city / 42 highway mpg
14.1 cubic feet

Available Cargo Space

11.9 cubic feet
95 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

95 cubic feet

In a battle between two of the Rochester area’s most popular compact sedans — the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Honda Civic — which will win out? Read our VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic comparison below to find out! Of course, if after reading you still have questions for us, don’t hesitate to reach out anytime. We here at Ide VW of East Rochester are proud to be your premier source for all things Volkswagen-related near Pittsford!

Jetta vs. Civic: Interior Amenities

Whether you’re more inclined to choose the Civic vs. Jetta or Jetta vs. Civic, one thing’s for sure. Both compact sedans offer a compelling list of standard interior amenities, including some of these:


  • Bluetooth® hands-free calling and audio streaming 
  • A rearview camera
  • Cruise control 


Then again, the new 2021 Volkswagen Jetta comes standard with a wide range of features that are not standard in the new 2021 Honda Civic. In the Jetta, for instance, you get a Volkswagen Car-Net infotainment system, which boasts a subscription-based Wi-Fi hotspot and features gesture controls for swiping. Spring for a higher-trim model and you’ll also get the Cold Weather package which heats up your steering wheel and rear seats.


Additional features found in the 2021 Jetta but not in the Civic include: 


  • 12-volt power outlets
  • 8-inch touchscreen interface
  • 60/40 split-fold rear seats
  • Ambient interior lighting options

Jetta vs. Civic: Safety & Driver Assistance Features

Whether you’re looking for a small sedan to do double-duty as your family car or it’s just you behind-the-wheel during every commute to Pittsford or Fairport and back, you’ll find both the Civic and Jetta to offer ample safety features. 


The Civic offers the Honda Sensing® safety suite, which includes a road departure mitigation system, collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, and lane keeping assist technology. 


The Jetta safety features include those listed above, plus several you won’t find standard in the Civic, such as:


  • Forward collision warning technology
  • Post-collision braking technology
  • Blind-spot warning technology

Experience the New VW Jetta at Ide VW of East Rochester

Ready to further compare the VW Jetta vs. Honda Civic in Rochester? The best way to do that is to experience both vehicles for yourself! We can certainly help you experience a new Jetta on a test drive at Ide VW of East Rochester! Whenever safe and convenient, head to our new and used Volkswagen dealership to take a spin! Meanwhile, check out our new vehicle specials and apply for financing, all from the comfort of home!



<p class=”disclaimer”>*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.</p>

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