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2020 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Review

New 2020 Toyota Camry

2020 Toyota
Camry

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New 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2020 Volkswagen
Jetta GLI

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MSRP*
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$24,425 to $35,130
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$26,245 to $29,945
Invoice* $22,349 to $31,969 $25,196 to $28,747
MPG - City 22 - 29 25
MPG - Hwy 31 - 41 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Toyota Camry offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Toyota Camry and the Volkswagen Jetta GLI in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Camry you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen Jetta GLI, due to its larger tank size and better 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 Toyota Camry is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI. 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 Camry will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Camry is much wider than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI, 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 Toyota Camry, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI.

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

Handling
The Toyota Camry has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Toyota Camry has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI, 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 Toyota Camry and the Volkswagen Jetta GLI. The Toyota Camry has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Jetta GLI.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Toyota Camry is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Jetta GLI.