2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

In the world of compact and midsize sedans, drivers have long been searching for vehicles that deliver high efficiency, fun and reliability for a price that can fit any budget. Our team at Owens Murphy Volkswagen decided to put two vehicles that form the best example of this ability to the test; the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. Both are lauded in the industry for being relentless pursuers of excellence in all aspects of your drive, and we’ll put them up against each other to see how they stack up in the areas that matter most to you!

As with any comparison of midsize and compact cars, the Jetta vs. Malibu debate comes down to a matter of preference. So, to help you make a better decision about which one is best for you, we’ve listed some important specifications of both models below. Let’s see what both of these vehicles bring to the table!

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2017 Jetta vs. 2017 Malibu
1.4-liter Turbocharged Inline 4 Engine 1.5-liter Inline 4
150/184 Horsepower/Torque 160/184
28/40 Fuel Economy 27/36
$17,179 MSRP $21,572

2017 Volkswagen Jetta in Little Rock AR

The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is a worthy competitor to any vehicle, coming standard with a 4G LTE WiFi hotspot that has quickly become the envy of the entire automotive industry. However, drivers looking for incredible value and versatility should give the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta in Little Rock AR careful consideration. Not only is it priced much lower than the Malibu, it offers greater fuel economy and similar power in a turbocharged, fun engine. The 2017 Jetta also offers fantastic technological capability, such as Volkswagen Car-Net, which allows drivers to connect their compatible phones and stream media, navigate and communicate all hands free. The Jetta comes standard with many safety and driver assistance features as well, including:

  • High-strength steel cage
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Intelligent Crash-Response System (ICRS)
  • Seven stability enhancing systems

It’s because of all these that the 2017 Jetta was awarded a 5-star NHTSA crash test rating for the current model year, making it one of the safest and most fun vehicles on the road!

If you’re interested in learning more about the 2017 Jetta, or would like to schedule a test drive, feel free to contact our team here at Owens Murphy Volkswagen! We’d be happy to get you behind the wheel, discuss further specifications, and help you get a financing deal if you’re convinced that the Jetta is the best car for you. Stop in today!

2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu
2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Chevrolet Malibu

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