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2019 VW Jetta Exterior Comparison Image

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 VW Passat Exterior Comparison Image

2019 Volkswagen Passat

2019 Volkswagen Jetta


2019 Volkswagen Passat

Starting MSRP

147 hp


174 hp
184 lb-ft


184 lb-ft
EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway

City/Highway MPG

EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/36 mpg highway
14.1 cubic feet

Trunk Volume

15.9 cubic feet

2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2019 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen sedans combine practicality and performance in ways that few rivals can match, but which model is right for you? For many drivers near Bayside, the search begins with a comparison pitting the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat! Platinum Volkswagen has all the information you’ll need to make the right decision.

Pricing: Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat

The VW Jetta is a compact car, while the Passat competes in the midsize segment. As a result, there’s a pretty large difference between their starting price tags:

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Price
    • The baseline Jetta S trim starts at $18,745 MSRP*, while the high-end Jetta SEL Premium comes in at $27,695 MSRP*. These two models are separated by a variety of additional trims and configurations.
  • 2019 Volkswagen Passat Price
    • The Passat offers just two trims to choose from. Opt for the baseline Passat Wolfsburg, priced at $25,295 MSRP*, or upgrade to the SEL R-Line with Navigation for $29,995 MSRP*.

Hoping to bring home a VW sedan for less than you’d pay elsewhere? We offer a wide variety of Volkswagen Jetta lease specials and VW Passat lease deals, you’re going to leave our lot feeling satisfied.

Cargo Capacity: Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat

Which VW sedan offers more utility for your daily errands near Huntington and Hempstead? Both the Jetta and the Passat do well in comparison to other models in their segments, but it shouldn’t be a surprise to learn that the Passat offers more room:

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Interior
    • 94.7 cubic feet of passenger space
    • 14.1 cubic feet of cargo volume
  • 2019 Volkswagen Passat Interior
    • 102 cubic feet of passenger space
    • 15.9 cubic feet of cargo volume

Performance: Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat

Each VW sedan offers just one engine, but since both models are lively, agile, and energetic, you’re going to love how you feel behind the wheel. Here’s what you can expect from each powertrain:

  • The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Engine is a 1.4-Liter turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
    • EPA-estimated 30 mpg city
    • EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway
    • 147 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • The 2019 Volkswagen Passat Engine is a 2.0-Liter turbocharged Inline 4-cylinder
    • EPA-estimated 25 mpg city
    • EPA-estimated 36 mpg highway
    • 174 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque

The Passat is a little more powerful, while the Jetta is a little bit more efficient! Still, when you’re pitting the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat, neither option is going to disappoint.

Compare the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat in Person!

Ready to find a new Volkswagen Jetta for sale or a new Volkswagen Passat for sale? Why don’t you visit Platinum Volkswagen and test drive both today! Contact us today to set up your visit or secure financing ahead of time.

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