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2015 Buick Verano vs. 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Jetta than the Buick Verano, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Buick Verano will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Jetta.

Convenience
With the Volkswagen Jetta you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Buick Verano, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Buick Verano is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Jetta. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Buick Verano is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Jetta.

Dimensions
The Buick Verano is a little wider than the Volkswagen Jetta, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Buick Verano takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Jetta.

Drivetrain
The Buick Verano has much less torque than the Volkswagen Jetta, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Buick Verano has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Jetta, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Verano is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen Jetta.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Buick Verano and the Volkswagen Jetta. The Buick Verano has less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Jetta, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Buick Verano than that of the Volkswagen Jetta.

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2015 Buick
Verano

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MSRP*: $23,380 - $29,215

2015 Volkswagen
Jetta

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MSRP*: $16,215 - $29,280
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% As low as 2.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 21 23 - 30
Highway MPG: 30 - 32 33 - 42
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,445 - $28,046 $15,567 - $28,109

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