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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

Hyundai Elantra Sport   
Difference: $7,355

Lowest Total Invoice

Hyundai Elantra Sport   
Difference: $7,129

The configured Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan has a 173-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manual transmission.. The configured Volkswagen Jetta 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 210hp 2.0L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automated manual transmission.. In addition, the Array 119 and the Array 280 were configured with the following features: .

Even when the Hyundai Elantra and Volkswagen Jetta are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The differences among the models and trims are shown in the Trim Comparison table. Some of these trims also include additional features. You can see the feature differences in the Features table. (Additional notes) The 2.0T GLI SEL trim has a Array, Array, and Array. It is outfitted with Array and . The base sticker price of this trim is . The features would cost an additional . Including the destination charge of , the total price of this trim is .

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. In this case, the 2.0T GLI SEL-B has -B worth of additional features and the 2.0T GLI SEL-C has -C worth of additional features. The feature adjusted price of these trims is -A for 2.0T GLI SEL-A, -B for 2.0T GLI SEL-B, and -C for 2.0T GLI SEL-C. Based on this adjustment, the Array-trim 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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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620162016
ModelElantraJettaJetta
TrimSport2.0T GLI SE2.0T GLI SEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $20,250 $26,920 $29,280
Base Invoice $19,406 $25,842 $28,109
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 275    
Floor mats 125    
6-speed automated manual   1,100 1,100
Auto-dimming rearview mirror 248    
Floor mats 100    
6-speed automated manual   1,056 1,056
Options (show) (change) 400 1,100 1,100
Options (show) (change) 348 1,056 1,056
Destination 835 820 820
Total Price $21,485 $28,840 $31,200
Total Invoice $20,589 $27,718 $29,985

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Hyundai Elantra Sport
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 3,545
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 3,467
Model Year201620162016
ModelElantraJettaJetta
TrimSport2.0T GLI SE2.0T GLI SEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine173hp I4210hp I4210hp I4
TransmissionM6S6S6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)24/34 MPG24/33 MPG24/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers172, 6400, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/45-17225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price21,48528,84031,200
Adjustments for Features0-3,810-5,885
Feature-Adjusted Total Price21,48525,03025,315
Cost Above Minimum00285
Total Invoice20,58927,71829,985
Adjustments for Features0-3,662-5,656
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice20,58924,05624,329
Cost Above Minimum00273

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201620162016
ModelElantraJettaJetta
TrimSport2.0T GLI SE2.0T GLI SEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150  
6-speed automated manual $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Remote app $25$25
Universal garage door opener$100 $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Backup collision intervention  $250
Blind spot warning system  $200
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Rear cross-traffic detection  $100
Secondary collision brake assist $25$25
Temporary spare tire $150$150
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $0$0
App support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $0$0
Automatic climate control, front $200$200
Bluetooth audio streaming $25$25
Dual-zone climate control $125$125
HD radio $50$50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15
Media drive, small$5  
Mirrorlink support $0$0
Navigation system  $600
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
Rear air vents $100$100
SD Card slot $25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader $50$50
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Traffic + travel information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Voice control for audio system $25 
Voice control for nav and audio  $100
Exterior 
Body kit $0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0$0
Sunroof $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Steering-linked fog lights  $75
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Xenon HID headlights  $500
Powertrain 
Launch control $100$100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50$50
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 
Performance steering system (optional)$0  
Total Value of Features$680$4,490$6,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,810$5,885
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,662-5,656

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Specifications Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20162016
ModelElantraJetta
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in104.4 in
Length179.1 in183.3 in
Width69.9 in70.0 in
Height56.5 in57.2 in
Curb Weight2,890 lb.3,194 lb.
Fuel Capacity12.8 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom43.6 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.8 in53.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.7 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom33.1 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume14.8 ft315.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI SE

6-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed automated manual0Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Launch control100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested200100%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI SEL

6-speed automated manual
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed automated manual0Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Launch control100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested200100%

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