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2021 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T R-Line FWD
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$22,795
Invoice
$21,883
Average Price Paid
$22,112
220 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,026
534 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$22,614
Good Price
$21,159
Great Price
$20,328
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,096
Good Price
$24,769
Great Price
$24,010

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

Specs

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
39 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.5 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10.3:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
1,400 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.93 in x 3.15 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 937 lbs --
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 184 in
Width 70.8 in 70.9 in
Height 57.6 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2021 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Option Packages

  • R-Line Cold Weather Package
  • R-Line Cold Weather Package (PM9)
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl

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