2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat

2021 Volkswagen Jetta

vs.

2021 Volkswagen Passat
$18,995*

Starting MSRP

$23,995***
1.4L I-4

Engine

2.0L I-4
147 hp

Horsepower

174 hp
30 mpg city/41 mpg highway**

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

24 mpg city/36 mpg highway****
6-speed manual w/OD 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Transmission

6-speed automatic with auto-manual
94.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

102 cubic feet
14.1 cubic feet

Maximum Luggage Volume

15.9 cubic feet

Because the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta for sale and Passat for sale are such great vehicles, you may have trouble deciding which one is right for you. Regardless of which one you choose, you really can’t go wrong with either when driving around the Queens area. To make the decision a little easier, we’ve put together a 2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat comparison to help you with your Volkswagen research. When you’re ready, come explore a Volkswagen Jetta lease or other financing options at our dealership!

Cost of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat 

Affordability is a hallmark of Volkswagen, therefore, both vehicles are affordable for most Staten Island drivers. Because the Volkswagen Jetta for sale is a smaller car, it is priced lower than the Volkswagen Passat for sale, which has a larger engine and roomier interior. The Jetta also has a better overall MPG, so you can save more at the pump. You can visit us to learn more about a Volkswagen Passat or Volkswagen Jetta lease or financing price, but in the meantime, let’s check out the starting prices and MPG of both vehicles:

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat– Combined EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

  • 2021 Volkswagen Jetta – 41 highway / 34 city mpg**
  • 2021 Volkswagen Passat – 36 highway / 28 city mpg****

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat– Starting MSRP

  • 2021 Volkswagen Jetta – $18,995*
  • 2021 Volkswagen Passat – $23,995***

Power and Performance 2021– Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat 

Fuel-efficient engines are a hallmark of both vehicles, which is often important to drivers around the Bronx area. Standard in the Volkswagen Passat for sale is a powerful 2.0L I-4, and the Volkswagen Jetta for sale, a 1.4L I-4. Although the difference between the two engine displacements is just .6L, the Passat has considerably more horsepower and torque:

2021 Volkswagen Passat – Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 174 hp
  • Torque – 206 lb-ft of torque

2021 Volkswagen Jetta – Performance Specs

  • Horsepower – 147 hp
  • Torque – 184 lb-ft of torque

Passenger and Cargo Space- 2021 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat 

Both vehicles are very comfortable and have plenty of cargo space. Due to it being a larger vehicle, the Volkswagen Passat for sale has additional passenger and cargo room. Let’s check out the dimensions of each:

Volkswagen Jetta vs. Volkswagen Passat– Passenger Volume / Maximum Cargo Space

  • 2021 Volkswagen Passat – 102 cubic feet/15.9 cubic feet
  • 2021 Volkswagen Jetta – 95 cubic feet/14 cubic feet

Come See the Volkswagen Jetta and Volkswagen Passat at Bay Ridge Volkswagen of Brooklyn

Now that you know the difference between the two vehicles, you can make an informed decision of which is the best for you. Come see us at Bay Ridge Volkswagen in Brooklyn and compare the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat to find out which is right for your next vehicle. Don’t forget to check out our various financing options available as well and see if a Volkswagen Passat or Volkswagen Jetta lease works for your needs. If you have any questions, contact us today! Looking for more Volkswagen model comparisons? We’ve got you covered. See the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2021 Honda CR-V comparison today at our dealership.

 

*Starting MSRP of $18,995 for a 2021 Volkswagen Jetta S 1.4L TSI® with 6-speed manual transmission. Price excludes transportation, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

**30 city/41 highway mpg (2021 Jetta 1.4L, 6-speed manual transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

***Starting MSRP of $23,995 for a 2021 Volkswagen Passat S 2.0L TSI® with 6-speed automatic transmission. Prices exclude destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

****24 city/36 highway mpg (2021 Passat 2.0L, 6-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

 

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