Blue VW Jetta and red VW Passat in comparison photo

Which Volkswagen sedan should you buy?

2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Volkswagen Passat 

There’s nothing better than a Volkswagen sedan when you need a pleasing blend of power and innovation, as both the new Jetta and Passat models are class leaders in their respective compact and mid-size segments. You’re probably here because you’re looking to get behind the wheel of a strong, fun and reliable vehicle, but don’t know where to start; that’s where we come in! VW Franklin has put together a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2019 Volkswagen Passat comparison below, so check it out with us today on the journey to your final purchasing decision.  


Comparison chart between the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat sedans 


2019 Volkswagen Jetta  vs  2019 Volkswagen Passat 
Compact Sedan  Designation  Mid-Size Sedan 
$18,745  Starting MSRP  $25,295 
1.4-liter TSI® Inline 4  Engine  2.0-liter TSI® Inline 4  
147 horsepower / 184 pound-feet of torque  Horsepower / Torque  174 horsepower / 184 pound-feet of torque 
Up to 30 mpg city / 40 mpg highway  City and Highway Fuel Economy  Up to 25 mpg city / 36 mpg highway 
528 miles  Maximum Driving Range  666 miles 

Tech and Safety Features of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat 

The Jetta and Passat are about as different as two brothers usually are, but due to their status as members of the Volkswagen family, they each have much to offer inside their beautiful exterior styling cues. You’ll have the VW Car-Net App Connect system to work with in each model, as well as high-quality audio (courtesy of BeatsAudio™ in the Jetta and Fender™ in the Passat) to play all your favorite songs and conversations in clarity.  


Profile view of blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked at old-styled building

Driver side wheel of silver 2019 Volkswagen Passat


The Jetta and Passat are also well-regarded as two of the safest models in America, thanks to the following driver assistance that come to each:  

  • Adaptive Cruise Control 
  • Blind Spot Monitor 
  • Light Assist 
  • Lane Assist 
  • Front Assist 
  • Rear Traffic Alert 
  • Many more!   

Click here to check out our current offers on the Jetta and Passat models!


Test drive a new 2019 Volkswagen Sedan at Boucher Volkswagen of Franklin 

If you’re ready to buy a new VW sedan, you’re in luck, as the Jetta and Passat are both available in high supply here at VW Franklin. Feel free to give our friendly sales team a call today if you’d like more information, want to schedule, or are interested in applying for a financing deal!