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2014 Toyota Prius v vs. 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Toyota Prius v offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, the Toyota Prius v may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Prius v as you will with the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, 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 Toyota Prius v is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Prius v and the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota Prius v is about the same width as the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. When looking at overall length, the Toyota Prius v takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen.

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

Handling
The Toyota Prius v has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius v is significantly less powerful than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Toyota Prius v and the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Toyota Prius v as you will in the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen.

Warranty
The Toyota Prius v comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen.


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2014 Toyota
Prius v

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MSRP*: $26,750 - $30,395

2014 Volkswagen
Jetta SportWagen

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MSRP*: $20,995 - $26,565
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City MPG: 44
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
23 - 30
Highway MPG: 40 30 - 42
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, Inline-5
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $24,902 - $28,295 $20,155 - $25,503

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