2017 Volkswagen Jetta

2017 Volkswagen Jetta

2017 Hyundai Elantra SE

2017 Hyundai Elantra

2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra

When it comes to 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra, which sedan is the perfect match for your Manhattan Beach commute? Find the best new sedan for your drive with the winner of this friendly showdown.

How’s the Drive?

Find the right balance of power and fuel economy for your Long Beach commute:

  • Elantra Options: The 2017 line up gives you three engines: 2.0L, 1.4L turbo and 1.6 turbo. They are capable of 147 hp, 128 hp, and 201 hp respectively.

  • Jetta’s Powerful Standards: The Jetta gives you a 1.8L turbocharged engine as a base model. Upgrade with the 3.6L V6 engine, which is capable of 280 hp and 28 mpg on the highway**.

Safety and Driver Assistance

Keep your peace of mind on the Torrance roads with the right safety systems behind you:

  • Elantra Stability Management: The Elantra offers a backup camera and Blind Spot Monitor on most trims. Beyond that, it gives you the normal gambit of stability systems like Electronic Brake-force distribution.

  • Jetta Safety and Driver Assistance Systems: The Jetta offers 7 stability management systems, a back up camera and Blind Spot Monitor. It also offers many driver assistance features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Park Pilot, Rear Traffic Alert, Front Assist, and Lane Assist.

2017 Volkswagen Jetta parked in front of townhouse


2017 Volkswagen Jetta interior dashboard detail

Mobile Entertainment

Drown out the rush hour traffic with strong entertainment technologies:

  • Elantra’s Entertainment Features: As a standard on most trims, the 2017 Elantra gives you 6 speakers around your cabin and a center console screen. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard on all trims in the 2017 line.

  • Jetta Premium Audio: In addition to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, your new 2017 Jetta comes with a 3-month trial subscription. Get concert quality surround sound in your cabin with Fender Premium audio and 400 watts of raw entertainment power.

Which Vehicle Is Right for You?

Before you make your final choice, take one last look at both sedans:

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra: The Elantra gives you three engine options, but the horsepower is lacking on the two lower models. Additionally, there is no V6 engine option and many popular safety systems are not offered.

  • 2017 Volkswagen Jetta: The 2017 Jetta keeps up with what’s expected and surpasses expectations when it comes to the driver assistance suite. Plus, there’s plenty of entertainment power with the Fender sound system.

Settle 2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra Yourself

Are you ready to test drive the winner of this epic showdown? Come on down to Pacific VW and take your new 2017 Jetta for a test drive. If you have any questions or want to make an appointment, fill out our quick contact form.

**EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.