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2015 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Sonata will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Sonata and the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Sonata is much wider than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Sonata, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Sonata and the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Sonata will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.

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

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2015 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,150 - $28,575

2014 Volkswagen
Jetta Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,560 - $31,895
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Lease Incentive: As low as 6.48% --
City MPG: 23 - 28 42
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 32 - 38 --
Engine(s): 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas), Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,295 - $26,846 $24,538 - $30,619

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