2018 Volkswagen Jetta Vs. 2018 Kia Forte

blue volkswagen jetta compared to red kia forte

Nothing is much more of a complete sedan than the Volkswagen Jetta. The Jetta is as practical as cars get, has a great fuel economy, and offers superb style and design features. With a highway MPG rating of 40 and technological features like VW Car-Net, the Jetta is a concoction of something special.

With all of that being said, it's important to remember that the Jetta has some fierce competitors. We are dedicated to the best customer service available. For that reason, we have done some research on the Jetta as well as one of its challengers. We have the results of our matchup of the Jetta and the 2018 Kia Forte. Keep reading to find out which vehicle might be better for you.

2018 Volkswagen Jetta base


2018 Kia Forte base

$18,645 Starting MSRP $16,800
150 horsepower, 1.4-L I4 Engine 147 horsepower, 2.0-L I4
Standard Daytime running lights Not available
28/40/33 EPA-estimated MPG (city/highway/combined) 29/37/28

Test drive the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta in Los Angeles CA

Both of these cars are quite similar, but it's important to note that the Jetta is four inches longer and about an inch taller. The Jetta is larger, features a slightly more powerful base engine, and it is more efficient than the Forte.

The 2018 Jetta also comes with a slew of standard and available features. VW Car-Net comes with built-in navigation as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Those two programs allow drivers to connect their smartphone right to the Jetta. Your favorite apps like music, messaging, navigation, social media, and more will all be safely accessible on the Jetta's touchscreen display. Other innovative features that make the Jetta all the more advanced include SiriusXM Satellite Radio integration, Fender premium audio, rear view camera, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitor, and rear traffic alert. As you can see, the 2018 Jetta is loaded with all the things you need and want.

Interested? Come see this car for yourself! Our sales staff is ready to go over all of your additional questions. We will go over financing and leasing options and we can get you set up with a test drive. We hope to see you soon!