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2022 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2022 Volkswagen Passat

2022 Volkswagen Jetta


2022 Volkswagen Passat

Starting MSRP

1.5L I-4


2.0L 4-cylinder TSI® engine
158 hp


174 hp
29 mpg city/43 mpg highway**

EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

24 mpg city/36 mpg highway****
6-speed manual w/OD


6-speed automatic with auto-manual
94.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

101.0 cubic feet

Wondering if the Volkswagen Jetta or Volkswagen Passat models for sale at Ide VW of East Rochester are better suited to your needs? The 2022 Volkswagen Jetta is a compelling compact sedan with nimble handling, ample technology, and efficient performance. The 2022 Volkswagen Passat, on the other hand, puts a premium on space and offers a bit more power. Ready to see once and for all which Volkswagen sedan is right for you? Read on!



2022 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat – Pricing

While an in-depth Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat comparison has many things worth considering, the price of each vehicle is probably the first thing that comes to mind for most Pittsford and Webster shoppers.

Thankfully, both the Jetta and Passat are for sale in their respective segments affordably. Still, for bargain hunters, the Jetta will be hard to pass up, coming in at roughly $7,000+ less than the Passat:

  • 2022 Volkswagen Jetta – $20,365*
  • 2022 Volkswagen Passat – $27,575**

2022 Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat – Performance

Looking for a punchy midsize sedan to help you handle the twisties in Fairport and Victor? The Volkswagen Passat comes standard with a 2.0L TSI powertrain. The Volkswagen Jetta compact sedan, meanwhile, boasts a 1.5L I-4 engine. Here are the specs for the Jetta vs. Passat:

2022 Volkswagen Jetta – Specs

  • Horsepower – 158 hp
  • Torque – 184 lb-ft of torque
  • 43 highway / 29 city mpg** EPA-estimated

2022 Volkswagen Passat – Specs

  • Horsepower – 174 hp
  • Torque – 206 lb-ft of torque
  • 36 highway / 28 city mpg**** EPA-estimated

2022 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2022 Volkswagen Passat – Passenger & Cargo Space

Want to compare the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat where interior space is concerned? It’s no surprise, given that the Volkswagen Jetta is compact and the Passat is midsize, that the former offers slightly less space than the latter:

  • 2022 Volkswagen Jetta – 95 cubic feet/14 cubic feet
  • 2022 Volkswagen Passat – 101 cubic feet/15.9 cubic feet

Check Out the VW Jetta and Passat at Ide VW of East Rochester

Ready to see for yourself once and for all if the Volkswagen Jetta for sale or Passat for sale at Ide VW of East Rochester is better-suited to your Rochester lifestyle and budget? Take a look at our online payment calculator to compare costs and then call (585) 586-2225 to book a test drive in either — or both — VW models.


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*Starting MSRP of $20,365 for a 2022 Jetta S 1.5L TSI® with 6-speed manual transmission. Price excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

**Starting MSRP of $27,575 for a 2022 Volkswagen Passat SE 2.0L TSI® with 6-speed automatic transmission. Prices exclude destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

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