Is the Jetta or Passat a Better Option for Me?
Both the Jetta and the Passat may be sedans, but they have major traits that distinguish them from each other. Thus, both are excellent options, but one vehicle may fit your situation or criteria more than the other. Today, we’ll take a look at the base Jetta and Passat models, so you know what to expect.
Take a look below to see if a 2020 Jetta or a 2020 Passat is right for you.
Jetta vs Passat Comparison
2020 Volkswagen Jetta S
2020 Volkswagen Passat S
|1.4L turbo 4-cyl||Engine||2.0L turbo 4-cyl|
|147 hp / 184 lb-ft||Horsepower / Torque||174 hp / 206 lb-ft|
|8-speed auto||Transmission||6-speed auto|
2020 Volkswagen Jetta
The 2020 Jetta is the most affordable option in the Volkswagen lineup. The base Jetta S model starts at under $19,000 (for the six-speed manual variant). Even with eight-speed automatic, it comes in below $20,000, making it an excellent vehicle those on a budget who want a quality vehicle. And if you’re looking for something a little more performance oriented, the Jetta GLI is available, featuring numerous upgrades that are track ready.
2020 Volkswagen Passat
If you’re looking for something a little bigger than the Jetta, than the 2020 Passat is perfect. It sports a new look for 2020, both inside and out. And your family and friends can appreciate those new looks so much more when they have comfortable seating room. The rear row of the Passat easily fits three average adults without cramming them together. The standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay will keep you and your passengers entertained, too.