2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, VS Icon, and Red 2019 Toyota Corolla

The iconic Volkswagen Jetta has achieved decades of success — and with a thorough redesign for the 2019 model-year, it raises the bar even higher. The all-new Jetta boasts numerous pleasing upgrades, including a sleek and stylish new look, many new premium features, increased interior space, and improved driving dynamics. Another iconic compact car is the Toyota Corolla. See how the two models stack up in this 2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Toyota Corolla comparison.

On the performance front, the base engine of the Jetta is the 1.4-liter four-cylinder TSI engine, which doles out 141 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine in the Corolla manages only 132 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque. The Jetta is very efficient as well, with an estimated combined fuel economy of 34 mpg, compared to 32 mpg for the Corolla.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2019 Toyota Corolla
147-hp/184 lb-ft Base Engine Horsepower/Torque 132-hp/128 lb-ft
Available LED Ambient Lighting No
Standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System No
6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Warranty 3-years/36,000-miles basic; 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain

What are the differences between the VW Jetta and Toyota Corolla?

Another strength of the Jetta is its multitude of premium features. Unlike the Corolla, it offers elegant LED ambient lighting, which enables you to customize with a choice of 10 different color selections. Also, the Jetta comes standard with an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and an Intelligent Crash Response System, which the Corolla doesn’t offer.

The 2019 Jetta has a major advantage over the 2019 Corolla for warranty coverage. It is backed by a very generous 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper warranty. In comparison, the 2019 Corolla only has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

Do you live in York or elsewhere in Pennsylvania? Would you like to experience the impressive features and capabilities of the all-new 2019 VW Jetta? Take this fantastic compact sedan for a test drive at York Volkswagen!


Black Seats in Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Rear View of Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Steering Wheel, Gauges, and Touchscreen in 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Parked in Front of a White Building