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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid vs. 2015 Mazda Mazda6 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mazda Mazda6 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, drivers may find the Mazda Mazda6 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid as you will with the Mazda Mazda6, 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 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda Mazda6. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is much slimmer than the Mazda Mazda6, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Mazda Mazda6, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Mazda Mazda6, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has less horsepower than the Mazda Mazda6, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid and the Mazda Mazda6. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Mazda Mazda6, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mazda Mazda6.

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2014 Volkswagen
Jetta Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,560 - $31,895

2015 Mazda
Mazda6

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MSRP*: $21,190 - $29,895
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City MPG: 42
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
25 - 26
Highway MPG: 48 37 - 38
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $24,538 - $30,619 $20,235 - $28,235

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