2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Hyundai Sonata

What the majority of car drivers ultimately crave is simply a reliable car. While there are significant margins of drivers looking for specifics in their vehicle, that's why we've seen the invention of many new vehicle body types over the years. Now we have trucks, SUVs, subcompacts, and minivans among others. But the majority of drivers don't need any special features or specifications as part of their vehicle.

These drivers aren't looking for a vehicle that's bare bones, as that would be the small class of subcompacts which can lack many safety, comfort, and convenience features in return for a low price. Many drivers are instead simply looking for a vehicle that doesn't have the costly additions of features they don't want or need. Why pay more for a powerful engine you don't need? Why buy a larger car if you don't need the seating or cargo space? For these consumers, the obvious choice is the compact sedan.

With the absence of these additions that are superfluous to the vast majority of drivers, sedans often come at a great price, even when brand-new! This allows you to have all the necessary features you need included without breaking your bank. So, let's take a look at two safe, reliable, and affordable sedans out today: the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, and the 2018 Hyundai Sonata.

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2018 Volkswagen Jetta  vs 2018 Hyundai Sonata
6 Yr. / 72,000 mi. Warranty 5 Yr. / 60,000 mi.
150 hp / 184 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 185 hp / 178 lb-ft
28 City / 40 Highway Fuel Economy 25 City / 35 Highway
$19,495 MSRP $20,550

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Kingston, NY

The Jetta and Sonata are both excellent choices for the average driver. Both mid-sized sedans are manageable on the road, easy to navigate, and adequately designed with excellent specifications. Of course, if we have to pick, it seems the edge would have to be given to the 2018 Jetta. With a lower price, longer warranty, and improved fuel economy, the Jetta has the better technical aspects that appeal to most drivers. While its engine is a little lesser on horsepower to the Sonata, the Jetta simply doesn't need a more powerful engine for its lean build, and such a menial reduction shouldn't be a heavy mark against the Jetta for most car buyers. Furthermore, the Jetta's interior features have a definite edge on the Sonata with the inclusion of:

  • Climatronic Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Heated Seats
  • Fender Premium Audio System
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Premium Color Multifunction Display
  • ;And more!

The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta is currently arriving to Volkswagen dealerships across America. If you're interested, give your local dealership a call to see if they have the new Jetta in stock. Luckily, for those in the area of Kingston, New York, we here at Volkswagen of Kingston have the new 2018 Jetta in stock! Stop on down and our sales team can help you find the Volkswagen for you!

2018 Volkswagen Jetta Seating
2018 Volkswagen Jetta Infotainment
2018 Volkswagen Jetta Steering Wheel
2018 Volkswagen Jetta Back Bumper

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