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Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $26,110

Hyundai Elantra Sport   
Difference: $3,940

Lowest Total Invoice: $24,918

Hyundai Elantra Sport   
Difference: $3,922

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelElantraJetta
TrimSport2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $21,650 $27,895
Base Invoice $20,765 $26,779
Premium Package 2,400  
Floor mats 125 235
7-speed automated manual 1,100  
6-speed automated manual   1,100
Premium Package 2,184  
Floor mats 100 185
7-speed automated manual 1,034  
6-speed automated manual   1,056
Options (change) 3,625 1,335
Options (change) 3,318 1,241
Destination 835 820
Total Price $26,110 $30,050
Total Invoice $24,918 $28,840

The configured Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 201hp 1.6L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated 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.

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 Sport trim is $21,650. The features would cost an additional $3,625. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $26,110.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI trim is $27,895. The features would cost an additional $1,335. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $30,050.

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 0. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI 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 has a turbocharged 201hp 1.6L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated 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.

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 Sport trim is $20,765. The features would cost an additional $3,318. Including the destination charge of $835, the total price of this trim is $24,918.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI trim is $26,779. The features would cost an additional $1,241. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $28,840.

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 8. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI 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 Sport
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,225
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,194
Model Year20172017
ModelElantraJetta
TrimSport2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine201hp I4210hp I4
TransmissionS7S6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/33 MPG24/33 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)315, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$26,110$30,050
Adjustments for Features-2850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$25,825$30,050
Total Invoice$24,918$28,840
Adjustments for Features-2720
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$24,646$28,840

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Features Comparison: Hyundai Elantra vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20172017
ModelElantraJetta
TrimSport2.0T GLI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
6-speed automated manual $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener$125 
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention $100
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100
CD player $125
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Interior air filter $0
Ionizing air filtration$50 
Mirrorlink support $0
Pandora internet radio connectivity$50 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
SD Card slot $25
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Text dictation$50 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Exterior 
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Rear spoiler $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
Fog lights $125
Interior ambient lighting $150
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Launch control $100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat $50
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Soft-touch instrument panel (optional) $0
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Total Value of Features$3,775$3,490
Value of Feature Adjustments$285$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2720

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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 Weight3,109 lb.3,194 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 Sport

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0No
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Text dictation50No
Infinity, 315W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation325No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
Remote app25Yes
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Total Requested245069%
Total Not Requested112531%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T GLI

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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