For the 2019 model year, both the Volkswagen Jetta and the Mazda3 have received significant redesigns with changes made to each vehicle’s design, powertrain and feature offerings. With such drastic alterations, many are left wondering how the rival compact sedans match up to one another. See which vehicle comes out on top with this comparison of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Mazda3.
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
30 / 40 mpg
27 / 37 mpg
94.7 cubic feet
92.8 cubic feet
14.1 cubic feet
13.2 cubic feet
Both the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2019 Mazda3 feature exceptional powertrains, with the Jetta sporting a 147-horsepower 1.4-liter Turbo and the Mazda3 getting a 186-horsepower 2.0-liter DOHC. If you’re searching for a compact car, chances are you’re really looking for a fuel-efficient drive. That’s where the Jetta takes the lead. The 2019 Jetta delivers remarkable fuel efficiency, getting 30 city / 40 highway mpg. The Mazda3 lags in both categories, scoring just 27 city / 37 highway. That 3-mpg gap translates to some significant savings at the pump.
A hallmark of the 2019 Jetta is its advanced selection of feature offerings, with the optional panormaic sunroof, 10-color ambient lighting and a BeatsAudio™ sound system. Measuring more than 10 inches, the available Volkswagen Digital Cockpit replaces the typical instrument cluster, giving you the power to decide which information is displayed. The 2019 Mazda3 comes in clear second to the Jetta, offering an optional standard-size moonroof, a 7-inch multi-information display and a Bose® sound system.
Test Drive the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Harnessing a 147-horsepower 1.4-liter Turbo engine attached to a 8-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta delivers a spirited drive. Paired with a driver-friendly interior and feature package, Jetta owners enjoy a unique driving experience. Here’s what else you can find behind the wheel of the Jetta:
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration
Satellite HD radio
Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect
Hosting a diverse 2019 Volkswagon Jetta inventory, Chapman Volkswagen of Northeast Philadelphia has the right model for you. Get a taste of what it’s like behind the wheel of the Jetta by scheduling a test drive with us today!