2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Nissan Sentra

Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta set against red 2019 Nissan Sentra

Many trend-tracking experts are saying that compact cars are falling to the wayside in favor of crossovers. Across America, that may be true, but here at Douglas Volkswagen in Summit, NJ, we see a strong demand for the classic compact car – especially the newly-redesigned 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. There are several factors as to why the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is a huge hit for drivers – including its all-new styling, state-of-the-art technology, and stellar fuel economy. While the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is a favorite choice for drivers who are shopping for a new compact car, it still faces competition from several other models – including the 2019 Nissan Sentra. Let us present a comparison to show what makes the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta the better buy.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2019 Nissan Sentra
1.4L turbo 4-cylinder Engine Options

1.8L 4-cylinder

1.6L DIG turbo 4-cylinder

30 mpg-city / 40 mpg-highway Fuel Economy

27 mpg-city / 35 mpg-highway (1.8L engine)

25 to 27 mpg-city / 30 to 33 mpg-highway (1.6L engine)

13.2 gallons Fuel Tank Capacity 13.2 gallons
396 city miles / 528 highway miles Driving Range

356.4 city miles / 462 highway miles (1.8L engine)

330 to 356.4 city miles / 396 to 435.6 highway miles (1.6L engine)

Cost of Driving the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

As you can see, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta offers a significantly better fuel economy than the 2019 Nissan Sentra. With the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, you will enjoy fewer refills and save yourself a ton of money in the long run – no matter if you are commuting daily or going on a cross-country road trip. 

Let’s help you put that in perspective. Say that you want to take a road trip out to San Diego, California – which is 2,740 miles from Summit, New Jersey if you take the shortest route. With the most efficient 2019 Nissan Sentra model, you would need 6 tanks of fuel. And if gas prices are $3 per gallon, you will pay approximately $237.60 for one way. With the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, on the other hand, you will only need 5.2 tanks of fuel, which will cost you an estimated $205.92. 

To learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, please contact us or visit us here at Douglas Volkswagen.


Front profile of orange 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
Back seats of 2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2019 Volkswagen Jetta front dash with green ambient lighting
2019 Volkswagen Jetta front dash with pink ambient lighting