2019 Jetta vs 2019 Passat

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 3:25 pm
Black 2019 VW Passat turns a corner in a rainy city.

Which Volkswagen Sedan is Right for You?

Choosing between the Volkswagen’s two excellent sedan models, the Passat and the Jetta, can be tough. Both 2019 vehicles are wonderful machines, which makes things even harder. Let’s take a look at what sets the 2019 Volkswagen Passat and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta apart to help give a better idea of which sedan is right for you.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2019 Volkswagen Passat
From $18,745 MSRP From $25,295
30 city / 40 highway MPG 25 city / 37 highway
147 hp Horsepower 174 hp
185” L x 71” W x 57” H Dimensions 192” L x 72” W x 59” H
13.2 gal Fuel Tank Capacity 18.5 gal

Blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta drives down a country highway with the sun shining.

Sporty or Roomy?

The 2019 Volkswagen Passat, with its larger size and additional room, is great for bigger families who need more cargo room and interior space. It’s higher price point gets you a bigger engine (2.0L 4-cylinder). It has more than three feet of rear leg room, along with a variety of additional features.

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is redesigned for a more premium, tasteful look and feel. Sporty and sleek, it’s more for zipping around than transporting families. The economical size and engine will get you better gas mileage, albeit at less horsepower.

Read More: How far can the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta take you on a tank of gas?


Both vehicles feature LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), along with available Two-Tone V-Tex leatherette seats. The Jetta boasts an available panoramic sunroof, while the Passat can get you a frameless auto-dimming rearview mirror and Climatronic® dual-zone climate control.


The Jetta advertises its Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, featuring a more than 10” available screen with a customizable display. This is in addition to the 8” touchscreen navigation and BeatsAudio™ system. The Passat features an available Fender® Premium Audio System. Both vehicles boast App Connect (Android Auto and Apple CarPlay™), SiriusXM® All Access, and a variety of driver assistance features.

If you’d like to try either of these vehicles for yourself in the Daphne & Mobile, AL or Pensacola, FL area, contact us today at Team Gunther VW!

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