2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Chevy Cruze

Choosing a compact sedan is no easy task. The field is filled with a variety of great vehicles featuring new and impressive innovations. You want something fun and powerful, but you're still searching for efficiency and a low price tag.

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta checks all of these boxes. The VW Jetta has a history of both quality and efficiency with cutting-edge style and sleekness. At Pacific Volkswagen, we're here to help you make a decision that will best fit both your lifestyle and your budget, and we're so confident about the quality of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, we're going to compare it to one of the most popular compact sedans available, the 2017 Chevy Cruze.

While both the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Chevy Cruze offer a lot in terms of quality and efficiency, there are a few things that set the 2017 VW Jetta apart from the competition.

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2017 Volkswagen Jetta


2017 Chevy Cruze

28 City / 40 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 28 City / 39 Highway MPG
1.4-Liter I-4 Engine 1.4-Liter I-4
150 Horsepower / 184 lb.-ft Torque Power 153 Horsepower / 177 lb.-ft Torque
$17,895 Starting MSRP $16,975

Safety Meets Style in the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta!

The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Chevy Cruze are both impressive in terms of power and efficiency. Both vehicles contain an efficient 1.4-liter I-4 engine, although, with the 2017 VW Jetta, you'll have the option to upgrade to a more powerful 170-hp, 1.8-liter engine, or the robust 210-hp 2.0-liter engine. Additionally, both the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Chevy Cruze offer impressive fuel economy and great gas mileage.

The most distinguishing feature that sets these two apart is the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta's impressive safety features and ratings. The Jetta is an IIHS Top Safety+ pick, unlike the 2017 Chevy Cruze. Safety features of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta include a Rearview Camera, Blind Spot Monitor, a trial subscription to SiriusXM Traffic's VW Car-Net Guide & Inform, Park Pilot, Rear Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Front Assist. When selecting a new vehicle, safety is likely one of, if not the most important consideration.

Still not convinced? Stop in or contact us at Pacific Volkswagen of South Bay, CA, and let us show you why a new Volkswagen is a perfect vehicle to complement your lifestyle.

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