2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS Passat Comparison Details & Features
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Learn About the 2016 VW Jetta and the 2016 VW Passat at Carter Volkswagen Serving Seattle, WA

If you're looking for a fun-to-drive sedan with more amenities for less, you can't beat the value of either the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta or the 2016 Volkswagen Passat. Both of these VW sedans offer a great variety of features and powertrain configurations; and, while the difference between these two isn't as great as the difference between a Volkswagen and the competition, we recommend reading though our comparison to see which one you like better. Then, come see us at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard to test drive the 2016 VW Jetta and the 2016 VW Passat for yourself!

2016 VW Jetta Versus 2016 VW Passat
28/29 city/highway mpg Starting Fuel Economy 25/38 city/highway mpg
150 Horsepower 170
15.7 cubic feet Cargo Capacity 15.9 cubic feet
38.1 inches Rear Leg Room 39.1 inches
2016 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat Model Interior Styling Compared
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2016 VW Jetta VS 2016 VW Passat: Design

The design and dimensions of the 2016 VW Jetta and the 2016 VW Passat are remarkably similar, but the VW Passat is slightly larger. Both models are bold and attractively designed and can be appointed with great features like available 16-inch alloy wheels (standard on the Passat), an available sun roof, available leather-wrapped steering wheel, and much more. For a little bit more room to stretch out, the 2016 VW Passat offers more passenger space and cargo room. Don't take our word for it; come see the new 2016 Jetta and the 2016 VW Passat for yourself at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard!

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Model Exterior Styling

2016 VW Jetta VS 2016 VW Passat: Performance

When it comes to performance, the competition between the 2016 VW Jetta and the 2016 VW Passat is fierce. The 2016 VW Jetta can be equipped with a number of engine setups, including a 150-horsepower turbo 1.4-liter four-cylinder good for 28/40 city/hwy mpg, a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder good for 170 horsepower, or a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine good for 210 horsepower. The Passat starts out with a 170-horsepower 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, and the available 3.6-liter V6 delivers 280 horsepower. Both vehicles are so fun to drive that you'll have to head to Carter Volkswagen to test drive them both for yourself!

2016 Volkswagen Passat Model Exterior Styling

2016 VW Jetta VS 2016 VW Passat: Safety

Both the 2016 VW Jetta and the 2016 VW Passat offer you nothing but the best when it comes to your safety on the road. In fact, both models earned five out of five stars for overall protection in government crash testing. While the 2016 VW Passat offers a standard rearview camera, you can select a Jetta with the rearview camera in an options package. Depending on trim, both vehicles offer forward collision mitigation, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert; the Passat also offers lane-departure warning. See these features and more for yourself in Seattle, WA at Carter Volkswagen.

Learn How New Volkswagen Models From Carter Volkswagen Compare in Seattle, Washington

The search for your next vehicle should be easy--that's why we're proud to be the "Home of the Hassle-Free Experience" here at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard. We're taking the hassle out of researching your new car options with our informative new vehicle comparisons and new model pages. Our team of knowledgeable sales and finance professionals will be happy to show you our new Volkswagen inventory and WorldAuto certified pre-owned models. We're also proud to offer cutting-edge vehicle maintenance and a full selection of genuine Volkswagen parts and accessories. We'll make it worth the drive from Bellevue, Renton, or wherever home is for you. We're located at 5202 Leary Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107--call (206) 438-2822 before making the trip from Kirkland or Redmond, WA.

View our full inventory of 2016 Volkswagen Jetta models at Carter Volkswagen in Ballard
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