2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

Sedans will always be loved by many driving enthusiasts not only for their ride quality, but their great drivability and handling as well. When browsing for options in the modern sedan segment, many drivers will find themselves deciding between the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs the 2019 Toyota Corolla. We’ve compared both sedans in terms of technology, performance and efficiency to help you choose.

Despite being offered in one less trim level, the 2019 Jetta offers several exclusive features not found in the 2019 Corolla. The 2019 Corolla’s infotainment system only has smartphone connectivity in the form of its proprietary Entune audio system, while the 2019 Jetta offers not only its own proprietary service, Volkswagen Car-Net, but Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta


2019 Toyota Corolla

Standard Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Unavailable
34 miles per gallon Fuel Economy (Combined City/Hwy) 32 miles per gallon
147 Horsepower 132
184 ft-lbs. Torque 128 ft-lbs.

2019 VW Jetta Fuel Economy & Performance

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta’s standard engine is not only more efficient than the 2019 Corolla’s, but more powerful as well. Comparing the combined city/highway travel fuel economy ratings for both sedans reveals that the 2019 Jetta gets two more miles per gallon than the 2019 Corolla in the same conditions.

Performance-wise, the 2019 Jetta’s standard powertrain (a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 1.4-liter engine) produces 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the 2019 Corolla’s standard, four-cylinder, 1.8-liter engine only generates 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. The 2019 Jetta has a range of 396 miles in the city or 514.8 miles on the highway.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta exterior color options include: Sage Green Metallic, Habanero Orange Metallic, Tornado Red, Pure White, White Silver Metallic, Silk Blue Metallic, Deep Black Pearl Metallic, Black and Platinum Gray Metallic.