2020 VW Jetta vs 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Comparison in Cerritos, CA

When it's time to get a new ride for your Los Angeles area commute, you want comfort, efficiency, technology and safety. You can get them all for less when you choose Volkswagen! The 2020 VW Jetta is a more comfortable, more powerful and more feature-packed compact sedan than its Toyota rival the 2020 Corolla. But don't just take our word for it -- compare both vehicles side-by-side below. Then head to McKenna Volkswagen in Cerritos to take your test drive and see all the features available on your 2020 Volkswagen Jetta.

2020 Jetta Cutaway

2020 VW Jetta vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Size & Comfort

Some compact cars are a little too compact to be enjoyable for rear-seat passengers on long drives, but the VW Jetta gives you more rear seat room than the Toyota Corolla. The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta offers almost 3" of extra rear seat legroom compared to the 2020 Toyota Corolla as well as more shoulder room throughout the cabin. More room to spread out makes the 2020 VW Jetta a more comfortable choice.

Furthermore, fully-loaded 2020 Volkswagen Jetta models offer some exclusive features you can't get on the 2020 Toyota Corolla. Your VW Jetta can offer luxury car comforts without the luxury car price thanks to options like leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof and ventilated seats. You can't get those features on the Corolla.

2020 Jetta Smartphone Features

2020 VW Jetta vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Features & Technology

A touchscreen multimedia system comes standard on the 2020 Toyota Corolla, but Android users will quickly notice something is missing. While the 2020 Toyota Corolla comes standard with Apple CarPlay™ for pairing your iPhone to the infotainment system for hands-free communication, Android Auto™ is conspicuously absent. The 2020 VW Jetta features a touchscreen with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ as standard! So, no matter which smartphone team you're on, the 2020 VW Jetta plays nice with both.

The available Volkswagen Digital Cockpit replaces ordinary gauges and dials with an all-video gauge cluster that can be customized to show important information right in the dashboard. An all-video gauge cluster isn't an option on the 2020 Toyota Corolla.

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2020 Jetta Rear End

2020 VW Jetta vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Efficiency & Drive

Both these cars can get up to 30 MPG in the city, an impressive result for a gas-powered car, but the VW Jetta is even more efficient on the freeway. Where the entry-level 2020 Toyota Corolla only gets 38 highway MPG, the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta gets an even 40, making it the superior commuter car for Southern California.

You might expect that the more-efficient engine in the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta is less powerful than the 2020 Toyota Corolla -- but the Jetta defies these kinds of expectations. The Volkswagen Jetta makes a little bit more horsepower than the Toyota Corolla, but a whole lot more torque, for a whole lot more quickness when leaving a stoplight.

2020 Jetta Seatbelts

2020 VW Jetta vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Safety

The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta offers some available driver assistance features, such as blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, that you won't find on any 2020 Toyota Corolla. The 2020 VW Jetta can also be equipped with features available on both models, such as forward collision alert, automatic high beams and adaptive cruise control.

In the event of a crash, both vehicles will provide class-leading protection for you and your family. They both earned five-star overall safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

2020 Jetta Warranty

2020 VW Jetta vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Warranty

A big reason why the Toyota brand has done so well is its reputation for reliability and longevity -- but Volkswagen stands behind the quality of their vehicles even longer! With a 4-year/50,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, you won't have to pay a dime for any repairs required by your car through no fault of your own. The entire vehicle is protected. The 2020 Toyota Corolla has only a 3-year/36,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.

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Upgrade Your Los Angeles Commute With Some German Engineering From McKenna Volkswagen

Whether you want a fully-loaded VW Jetta with more features than its Toyota rival, or a more efficient and affordable commuter at the entry-level, the place to go is McKenna Volkswagen. We've got a wide selection of the latest VW vehicles, including the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta with an MSRP of just $18,895. That's $700 less than the entry-level 2020 Toyota Corolla! Swing by our dealership for a no-pressure test drive and meet our friendly sales team.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta2020 Toyota Corolla
$18,895Starting MSRP*$19,600
184Torque (lb-ft)126
TurbochargedStandard Engine TypeNaturally Aspirated
30 MPG City / 40 MPG HighwayStandard Fuel Economy30 MPG City / 38 MPG Highway
37.6"Rear Legroom34.8"
StandardRemote Smartphone Vehicle ControlAvailable Upgrade
StandardApple CarPlayStandard
StandardAndroid AutoNot Available
4 Years / 50,000 MilesBumper-To-Bumper Warranty3 Years / 36,000 Miles

*Prices exclude destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.