2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat

2021 Volkswagen Jetta


2021 Volkswagen Passat
$18,995 MSRP*

Starting Price

$23,995 MSRP*

Trim Levels

1.4L turbo I4 engine


2.0L turbo I4 engine
EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/41 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/36 mpg highway
14.1 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

15.9 cubic feet

When it comes to sedans for Bellaire commutes, you’ll find two of the best in the industry at Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City—the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta for sale and the 2021 Volkswagen Passat for sale. What separates these two excellent VW vehicles? They both offer sharp European styling, comfortable interiors, and efficient fuel economy. The differences in the Volkswagen Jetta for sale and the Volkswagen Passat for sale come down to the details. Which is right for you? Take a look at the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat with Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City, then contact us if you’d like more information.

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat: Starting Price and Trim Levels

Kalkaska shoppers will find competitive pricing on both sedans. The Volkswagen Jetta for sale starts at $18,995 MSRP*, while the Volkswagen Passat for sale has a starting price of $23,995 MSRP*. The price difference comes down to the difference in size and power between the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat. While the Passat is larger with a more powerful engine, it offers fewer trim levels than the VW Jetta.

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat: Interior Space and Features

While both sedans offer seating for five, when you get a Volkswagen Jetta lease you’ll get a more compact car. Its passenger volume is 95 cubic feet while the VW Passat passenger volume is 102 cubic feet. The interior cargo space is proportionate to the trunk space with the VW Jetta offering 14.1 cubic feet and the VW Passat reaching 15.9 cubic feet. What will Lake City drivers find in that interior space? The Volkswagen Jetta lease and the VW Passat share

Keep your belongings safe and secure with ample storage room as you’ll have 14.1 cubic feet of cargo volume in the Jetta and a trunk that measures 15.9 cubic feet when you opt for the Passat. Customers will also be curious to compare the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat in terms of interior features, and while you’ll find some similar entertainment features, each Volkswagen sedan provides an interior with its own unique perks. Take a look at the standard interior features for both below:

Volkswagen Jetta Key Standard Features

  • App-Connect
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Rear-view camera system
  • 6.5-inch color touchscreen
  • Cloth seating surfaces
  • 60/40 split rear folding seat

Volkswagen Passat Key Standard Features

  • All of the Jetta standard features listed above
  • Front USB data port
  • Composition Media touchscreen sound system w/ proximity sensor, CD player, AM/FM/HD Radio and SD memory card reader
  • Volkswagen Car-Net®
  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist)
  • Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert
  • Pedestrian Monitoring (included in Front Assist)
  • Leather-wrapped, multi-function steering wheel and gear shift knob

Find Your Volkswagen Jetta Lease or Volkswagen Passat Financing

No matter how you choose to acquire your new Volkswagen sedan, Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City would love to help! Take a look at our VW Jetta and VW Passat inventories, and our excellent lease deals.

*Ask your dealer if this vehicle meets the emissions requirements of the state in which you are registering the vehicle. Starting MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Some items may be unavailable when vehicle is built. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment you ordered.

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