Newly redesigned for the 2019 model year, the Volkswagen Jetta has received a lot of buzz, and rightfully so. The aesthetic exterior now looks sharper than ever before and more closely resembles Volkswagen’s midsize sedan – the Passat. These two show the full characteristics that you’ve come to expect from a Volkswagen, so see how they compare as we look at the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Volkswagen Passat.
The first difference you’ll notice is in the price. The Jetta is a few thousand dollars less than the Passat. If you’re on a budget and can afford to give up a little bit of space and power, the newly redesigned Jetta might be a better option. However, the Passat has its own set of advantages, like more power for a quicker throttle response and more legroom for passengers. Take a look at the table below!
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2019 Volkswagen Passat
|94.7 cubic ft||Passenger Cabin Volume||102 cubic ft|
|147 hp||Horsepower||174 hp|
|30 city/40 hwy mpg||Fuel Efficiency||25 city/36 hwy mpg|
For a premium driving experience, you’ll want to opt for a Volkswagen. The Jetta and Passat are great options, as they both display a wide array of performance features as well as interior comforts and conveniences. With the exception of the base trim for the Passat, both models come equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on all trim levels. While the Jetta has become more of a flashy sedan with new features like 10-color interior ambient lighting and a BeatsAudio® sound system, the Passat is more subtle and is ideal for small families with convenient features like a hands-free trunk lid and Adaptive Cruise Control.
Active safety might not be one of the first things that crosses your mind when shopping for a new car, but luckily, you wont have to think about it because the Jetta and Passat both come equipped with plenty of it. Some of the features made available in both models include Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, and Lane Keeping Assist just to name a few.
It’s hard to go wrong choosing either one of these models. Here at Hall Cars, we can help you decide on which is a better fit for you! Stop by our dealership today or schedule a test drive on our website!