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2020 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2020 Volkswagen Passat

Anyone who says new sedans are on their way out to pasture clearly haven’t been to Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA, during the 2020 model year. That’s because, if they had come on over to Herman Cook VW, they’d see all of the impressive new Volkswagen sedan lineups we offer – lineups like the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta lineup and the 2020 Volkswagen Passat lineup.

These two new sedan lineups are the perfect examples of why the sedan class is still going strong, as each provides you with dynamic power, money-saving fuel efficiency, a spacious interior, and a comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. But most people are only looking for one new sedan when they come to Herman Cook VW near Carlsbad and Escondido, CA, so which new sedan is the perfect match for you? We’re going to help you figure that out right here in this 2020 Volkswagen Jetta versus 2020 Volkswagen Passat head-to-head new sedan comparison.

2020 Volkswagen Jetta


2020 Volkswagen Passat

147 HP & 184 lb-ft.

Horsepower & Torque 174 HP & 206 lb-ft.

Up to 30/40 MPG

City/Highway Gas Mileage Up to 23/34 MPG
94.7 Cubic-Feet Passenger Volume 102 Cubic-Feet
14.1 Cubic-Feet Cargo Volume 15.9 Cubic-Feet


Comparing the Power, Gas Mileage and Interior Space of the 2020 VW Jetta and 2020 VW Passat Lineups at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas CA

The 2020 Volkswagen Jetta lineup is a compact sedan lineup, whereas the 2020 Volkswagen Passat lineup is a midsize sedan lineup – and that should tell you quite a bit about what the two new sedan lineups offer in terms of power, fuel efficiency and interior space.

As you probably guessed from knowing that, the 2020 VW Passat lineup features more power and more passenger and cargo space, while the 2020 VW Jetta lineup provides you with higher gas mileage ratings on the highway and in the city.

Both lineups provide you with all the advanced new features you need, so it really comes down to what you want in terms of power, gas mileage, and interior space. There’s also the fact that the 2020 Jetta is cheaper than the 2020 Passat lineup.

If you’d like to learn more about these two lineups, please contact our Herman Cook Volkswagen staff here in Encinitas, CA.

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