Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Passat than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, drivers may find the Volkswagen Passat a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the Volkswagen Passat you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Passat. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid and the Volkswagen Passat have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Passat, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Passat, which may make it easier to park.
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has much less torque than the Volkswagen Passat, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Passat, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen Passat.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid and the Volkswagen Passat. The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Volkswagen Passat, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Passat.
Compare the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid and the 2014 Volkswagen Passat.
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MSRP*: $25,195 - $31,445
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MSRP*: $20,845 - $33,895
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||As low as 0.90%|
|City MPG:||42||20 - 31|
|Highway MPG:||48||28 - 43|
|Engine(s):||Inline-4||Inline-4, Inline-5, V-6|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$24,187 - $30,187||$19,990 - $32,506|
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