Compare 2016 VW Jetta vs Passat | Stamford, CT

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Two fine sedans that Volkswagen can be proud of are the compact Jetta and its midsize brother, the Passat. Both off exception performance, value and versatility, with a range of engines and trims to fit every budget. Best of all, both are fun to drive, with excellent handling and a smooth, responsive ride. Even the base models boast upscale materials and comfortable, ergonomic interiors. At you travel up the trim lines, you enjoy a world of convenience and safety features that top out in luxurious, high-performance sedans that remain economical to own.

2016 VW Jetta S

 

2016 VW Passat S

$19,600*

Starting MSRP

$23,260*

28 city / 39 hwy mpg**

Fuel Economy

24 city / 36 hwy mpg**

1.4L Turbo 4-cylinder

Standard Engine:

1.8L turbo 4-cylinder

150 hp

Horsepower:

170 hp

184 lb-ft

Torque:

184 lb-ft

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The 2016 VW Jetta

Jetta is the bestseller from Volkswagen, and little wonder – you get a lot for your money with a Jetta. For 2016, the S and SE trims gets a 1.4L turbocharged engine, and the GLI receives a new exterior look. The Jetta accelerates smartly, has superb road manners, excellent steering, great brakes and the ability to handle tight turns with aplomb. The five-passenger Jetta has generous interior space, including a large 15.5 cubic-foot trunk. The Jetta S provides A/C, power windows/mirrors/door, 15-inch wheels, keyless entry, and an AM/FM/CD stereo with a five-inch touch screen. SE trim adds leatherette seats (heated in the front row), heated washer, pushbutton start, cruise control and a 6-speaker audio system with iPod adapter. Higher trims add a power driver’s seat, navigation, a premium audio system from Fender, automatic climate control, keyless start and access, sunroof, Car-Net connectivity, rearview camera and bi-xenon headlights. The available Driver Assistance System includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, park distance control, forward collision warning, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot detection.

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The 2016 VW Passat

The Passat provides all the excellent handling and ride characteristics of the Jetta in a larger package. The rear seat of the Passat has enough legroom for a limousine, 39.1 inches. For 2016, Passat receives new exterior styling, with all-new front fenders, front and rear bumpers, hood and trunklid. For the first time, you can get LED headlights and taillights, a first for Volkswagen sedans. The interior now features the MIIB II infotainment system and two sizes of touch screens that respond to swipe motions. The versatile rear seat is a folding 60/40-split design. The base model includes A/C, a six-speaker stereo, automatic on/off headlights, Bluetooth connectivity, six-way manual adjust front seats, a five-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic, and one year/10,000 miles of no-cost scheduled maintenance. Higher trim levels add power adjustments to the driver’s seat, rear-seat air vents, larger wheels made of aluminum alloy, and wood-grain trim. Passat also offers the Driver Assistance System, now also including automatic post-collision braking and lane departure alert.

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Our Volkswagen dealership in Stamford CT is widely known for its remarkably complete inventory and special deals, including Volkswagen Owner Loyalty. Stop in today to test drive two winning sedans, the Volkswagen Jetta and the Volkswagen Passat!

 

*MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary. Does not include accessory options installed by dealer.
**EPA estimated MPG may vary by transmission, trim and individual driving behavior.

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