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Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $25,810

Hyundai Elantra Limited   
Difference: $240

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,521

Hyundai Elantra Limited   
Difference: $479

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelElantraJettaJetta
TrimLimited1.8T SEL2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $22,350 $24,995 $27,895
Base Invoice $21,311 $23,995 $26,779
Tech Package 2,500    
Floor mats 125 235 235
Tech Package 2,275    
Floor mats 100 185 185
Options (show) (change) 2,625 235 235
Options (show) (change) 2,375 185 185
Destination 835 820 820
Total Price $25,810 $26,050 $28,950
Total Invoice $24,521 $25,000 $27,784

The configured Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

The configured Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

Even when the Hyundai Elantra and Volkswagen Jetta are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Hyundai Elantra Limited trim is $22,350. The features would cost an additional $2,625. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $25,810.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL trim is $24,995. The features would cost an additional $235. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $26,050.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI trim is $27,895. The features would cost an additional $235. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $28,950.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Elantra trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Jetta trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

The configured Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan

Even when the Hyundai Elantra and Volkswagen Jetta are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Hyundai Elantra Limited trim is $21,311. The features would cost an additional $2,375. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $24,521.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL trim is $23,995. The features would cost an additional $185. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $25,000.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI trim is $26,779. The features would cost an additional $185. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $27,784.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Hyundai Elantra trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Jetta trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T SEL appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Hyundai Elantra Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $200
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $431
Model Year201720172017
ModelElantraJettaJetta
TrimLimited1.8T SEL2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine147hp I4170hp I4210hp I4
TransmissionT6T6M6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)315, 8?, 6400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-17225/45-17225/40-18
Total Price$25,810$26,050$28,950
Adjustments for Features-985-1,0250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$24,825$25,025$28,950
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,925
Total Invoice$24,521$25,000$27,784
Adjustments for Features-936-9840
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,585$24,016$27,784
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,768

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201720172017
ModelElantraJettaJetta
TrimLimited1.8T SEL2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
6-speed manual  $150
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750 
Cruise control$250 $250
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125  
Universal garage door opener$100  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200 
Backup collision intervention $250$250
Forward collision warning $200 
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Secondary collision brake assist $25$25
Temporary spare tire $150$150
Vehicle health reports$0  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100$100
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15
Interior air filter $0$0
Ionizing air filtration$50  
Mirrorlink support $0$0
Pandora internet radio connectivity$50  
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot $25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader $50$50
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325  
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0 
Body kit  $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $50
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0
Rear spoiler  $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150 $150
Compass$0  
Fog lights $125$125
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200  
Leather seating surfaces$900  
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Metal pedals  $75
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100  
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional) $0$0
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200  
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$4,075$4,115$3,090
Value of Feature Adjustments$985$1,025$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-936-9840

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20172017
ModelElantraJetta
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in104.4 in
Length179.9 in183.3 in
Width70.9 in70.0 in
Height56.5 in57.2 in
Curb Weight2,768 lb.2,940 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.0 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.2 in55.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.4 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.2 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume14.4 ft315.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Hyundai Elantra Limited

Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Heated second row seats200No
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0No
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Pandora internet radio connectivity50Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
Infinity, 315W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested187568%
Total Not Requested90032%

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