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2018 Mazda Mazda6 vs. 2018 Volkswagen Jetta Review

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Comfort
The Mazda Mazda6 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Volkswagen Jetta with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mazda Mazda6 and the Volkswagen Jetta in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda Mazda6 as you will with the Volkswagen Jetta, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Mazda Mazda6 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen Jetta, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda6 will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen Jetta.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda Mazda6 is much wider than the Volkswagen Jetta, 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 Mazda Mazda6, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Jetta.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mazda Mazda6 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Volkswagen Jetta.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda6 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 Mazda Mazda6 has a much more powerful engine than the Volkswagen Jetta. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda6 and the Volkswagen Jetta. The Mazda Mazda6 has less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Jetta, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda Mazda6 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Jetta.

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2018 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*: $21,950 - $34,750

2018 Volkswagen
Jetta

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MSRP*: $18,645 - $29,545
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City MPG: 23 - 26 24 - 28
Highway MPG: 31 - 35 33 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 6 years/72,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,961 - $32,818 $17,898 - $28,362

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.