2018 Mazda3 vs 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

2018 Mazda3 vs 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

It’s hard to stack two cars against each other when they’re coming from Mazda and Volkswagen. Both brands are recognized as some of the top performers in nearly every segment, and their popularity continues to grow. In the compact sedan segment, there are a couple options that drivers are sure to flock to and we’re comparing them here. Check out the 2018 Mazda3 vs 2018 Volkswagen Jetta.

First of all, we think it’s important you consider the performance features of each. While both offer considerable aspects under the hood, the Mazda3 out-performs the 2018 Jetta when it comes to horsepower with 184 compared to 150 in the Jetta. That extra juice makes it easier to accelerate and make it up big hills. How else are they different? Take a look below.

2018 Mazda3 Touring


2018 Volkswagen Jetta SE

$21,140 MSRP $22,245
2.5L I4 Engine 1.4L I4
Standard Forward Obstruction Warning Not Available
Standard Automatic Climate Control Not Available

Technology in the 2018 Mazda3

Besides performance, there are plenty of other features to love in the 2018 Mazda3. First up is the Active Driving Display. This full-color display, not available in the 2018 Jetta, puts all the critical driving information you need right there in front of you. It’s easy to access everything from your speed to the speed limit and even turn-by-turn directions. Other intelligent features such as the BOSE® 9-speaker surround sound system and the MAZDA CONNECT infotainment system give the driver and passengers something to enjoy while on the road. Want to jam out to your favorite musical artist? Go ahead and listen to them with the highest sound quality available. Trying to access your smartphone features in your car? Connect it to the touch screen and open up a whole new world of possibilities.

While the Jetta gives drivers plenty to like, the Mazda3 gives drivers even more to love. Come check it out right here at Hall Mazda in Brookfield! One of our team members can show you our inventory and help you pick out the trim level that’s right for you while keeping your budget and priorities in mind. Give us a call or stop by today!

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