2018 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Jetta

  • Standard Engine1.4L Inline-4
  • Horsepower150 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 38
  • Seats5

Volkswagen Passat

  • Standard Engine2.0L Inline-4
  • Horsepower174 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *25 / 36
  • Seats5

Specs at a Glance


For drivers looking to get into a compact-sedan or midsize sedan category, Volkswagen offers excellent options in both groups. The compact-sized Volkswagen Jetta brings years of ingenuity to the table with several packages for the consumer looking to get into the class. The midsize Volkswagen Passat also offers several packages to consumers looking to get into the midsize sedan class. Both cars bring great Volkswagen features to their 2018 vehicles, with each having their personality and customizability to consumers.

The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta comes available to drivers with three engine options available in its different packages. To start, the Jetta offers a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine that boasts 150 horsepower and 184 foot-pounds of torque, all while getting up to 40 miles per gallon on the highway. The next engine in line is the 1.8-liter turbocharged motor that kicks out 170 horsepower and 184 foot-pounds of torque. The last in the line of the Jetta’s engines in the 2.0-liter turbocharged option that puts out 210 horsepower and 207 foot-pounds of torque while still seeing 33 miles per gallon in fuel efficiency on the highway.

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat is available to consumers with two engine options in the different packages available. To begin, the standard engine in the model is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that kicks out 174 horsepower and 184 foot-pounds of torque with a highway fuel efficiency of 36 miles per gallon. The larger 3.6-liter V6 engine comes available with 280 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds of torque to its drivers.


On the exterior, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta comes available to consumers in a beautiful array of colors to match anyone’s style. The car features 17” alloy wheel, available halogen headlights with daytime running lamps and available heated power side mirrors with turn signal displays as well. The exterior of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat also is available in a great spectrum of VW’s color schemes that are pleasing to the eye. Available LED headlights with daytime running lamps, auto-dimming rearview mirrors, and available 19” alloy wheels make the Passat shine coming down the highway. A hands-free easy-open trunk makes loading the back with full arms a breeze as well.


The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta comes loaded with interior features to both the driver and its passengers. The console comes with a touchscreen that has the ability to connect to the driver’s smartphone and make select apps available on-screen. An available Fender premium audio system is sure to have the car rocking the passengers in their available leather seating in the 2018 Jetta. Safety is no joke at Volkswagen, and it shines in the Jetta with available a rearview camera system, blind-spot monitor, adaptive cruise control, and tire pressure monitoring system. Passengers are also delighted with heated front seats, dual climate control, and a power sunroof. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat features the same touchscreen and phone connectivity system for the driver as well as the Fender premium audio system. The interior of the Passat is pleasing to the eye with available wood-grained trim with aluminum accents. Passengers in the rear are greeted with a large amount of legroom and a rear-seat pass-through to the trunk of the car. On top of heated front seats, the Passat adds heated rear seats and dual-zone climate control to keep all passengers happy.

The true beauty of both the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat can only be seen and felt in person. Call or stop by our dealership today, and our staff would be happy to take you for a test drive in one of the cars today.

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* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.