2018 Audi A3 vs. 2018 Volkswagen Jetta

There are a lot of factors that every car buyer in New York should keep at the back of their minds before finalizing a luxury car purchase. More than what you see from the outside, there are things you must discover first before saying yes to the seller. In order to give you a better perspective of the 2018 Audi A3 and the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, it will help to read this comparison first.

Design & Style

Starting from the great-looking 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, you may wonder what else you will expect besides its classy exterior. This sedan is gorgeous inside as well with a stylish cabin any car maker can be truly proud of. Rugged as it is inside, you will be frustrated about how rough materials are. This makes it indeed a bit lagging behind when compared to its competitors.

While the 2018 Audi A3 is rugged on the outside too, it still spells class. It is also roomy plus it has been blessed with the right materials to make up not just the exterior but also the interior of this car. It remains sturdy-looking and truly comfortable from inside out.

Technology & Safety

Technology and safety features are very important when making comparisons. When it comes to the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta, you will love the presence of features that include a five-inch touchscreen interface, a USB port, and a CD player. Heated fronts seats are also included in the Cold Weather package which is optional and requires additional investment.

If you want to get the best out of your money, why not go for the 2018 Audi A3? It has an easy-to-use infotainment system which includes smartphone integration. Add to that, you will find safety driver aids like lane departure warning really helpful when traveling down the road.


The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta carries with it a four-cylinder engine that has up to 1.4-liter capacity making it capable of powering up to 150 horses and 184lb-ft of torque. This is a frustration since when compared to the same engine size found in the 2018 Audi A3, the Jetta's seem to lose power. The A3 produces a maximum of 258lb-ft of torque and 220 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

Volkswagen must have pushed a lot of effort in its 2018 Jetta model but that effort seems not enough for it to win the hearts of consumers. Apparently, the 2018 Audi A3 has a lot of other great features to boast that the Jetta seems to have forgotten about and for all these good reasons, the Audi is a clear winner.

Ready to Schedule an Audi A3 Test Drive Today?

If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi A3, why not come and test drive this outstanding car with us at Classic Audi. You will find us at Eastchester New York serving the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or you may also book your A3 test drive appointment in advance.


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