If you are in the market for a new sedan and are wondering the differences between the 2016 Volkswagen Passat and the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta then we are here to help. While ultimately the two are VW sedans, each offer their own set of features and unique styling and design. Both the Passat and Jetta are popular among small families, daily commuters and single people because of their fuel economy, space and features.
One the outside, it seems as thought the 2016 Passat and 2016 Jetta are rather similar in terms of styling and design but the 2016 Passat is larger than the Jetta with more passenger space, cargo area and more power. The Jetta, still a practical sedan just offers a smaller styling which may be perfect for new drivers, couples and small families. Keep reading for more details on the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Volkswagen Jetta.
|2016 Volkswagen Passat||VS||2016 Volkswagen Jetta|
|7||Driver Assistance Features||5|
|1.8-Liter Turbocharged Engine 170 HP||Standard Engine||1.4-liter Engine 150 HP|
The 2016 Passat is offered in front-wheel drive with two available engines, a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine or a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The Jetta on the other hand, while also offered in front-wheel drive, has three available engines. A 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, 1.8-turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Each sedan gets rather respectable fuel economy with the Passat at an estimated 25 city mpg and 38 highway mpg and the Jetta at 28 city mpg and 40 highway mpg.
Each VW sedan offers a number of driver assistance features. The 2016 Jetta has available front assist, blind spot monitor, rear traffic alert, adaptive cruise control and park pilot. The 2016 Passat offers the same driver assistance features as the Jetta but adds park assist and adaptive cruise control for a total of 7 available safety features. The interior of the Passat features a more luxury cabin feel while the Jetta boasts a more modern look on the inside. Both offer the available VW Car-Net App-Connect with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
If you are interested in the 2016 Passat or the 2016 Jetta then come to Hall Volkswagen in Brookfield, just 20 minutes from Milwaukee. You may also schedule a test drive online through our website. Please call for more information on the 2016 VW models or for assistance on scheduling a test drive.