2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Mazda3

For many drivers, the search for a new automobile understandably results in perusing the many models found in the compact sedan segment. When they do, they’ll undoubtedly make their way to the models shown here, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Mazda3. Both are terrific models in their own right, and both have understandably become popular with drivers nationwide. But, for new car buyers, one question remains: how do the two models stack up head to head?

From the outset, we can see that there are a few key areas where the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta truly sets itself apart from its Mazda counterpart. With its three engine options (to two for the Mazda3), potential power and efficiency numbers are greater for the Jetta. Meanwhile, both cargo volume in the trunk and rear legroom signal a boost for the Volkswagen buyer, further adding to the convenience found in the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta.

View Our New Jetta Inventory


2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Mazda3
Three options offered Available Engine Options Two options offered
Up to 40 highway mpg Fuel Economy Rating Up to 33 highway mpg
15.7 cu.ft. Cargo Volume 12.4 cu.ft.
41.2/38.1 inches Legroom (Front/Rear) 42.2/35.8 inches

Find Your 2017 Volkswagen Jetta at Elgin VW Today!

The stylish and sophisticated 2017 Volkswagen Jetta picks up where its predecessors have left off, delivering outstanding poise and versatility for Chicagoland drivers. Once inside the latest edition of our compact sedan, drivers are treated to tech features that provide convenience and connectivity. The new VW Car-Net App-Connect feature lets users use handy smartphone apps directly from the dashboard touchscreen, while the available Fender Premium Audio System offers concert-quality sound while during travel.

To better provide the peace of mind that drivers demand, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta also offers a number of forward-thinking safety features. The available Blind Spot Monitor feature allows drivers to recognize vehicles approaching from behind, while the VW Car-Net Security & Service smartphone app lets users call for help in the case of an emergency or locate your car’s last parked location.

All told, the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta offers a terrific level of performance and functionality for Chicago-area drivers, and they can now find it at Elgin Volkswagen. To learn more or to schedule a test drive, visit our dealership today!

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Arlington Heights IL
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Naperville IL
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Schaumberg IL
2017 Volkswagen Jetta Aurora IL

2017 Volkswagen Jetta Elgin IL
2017 Volkswagen Passat Elgin IL