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Volkswagen Passat vs. Volkswagen Jetta Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Passat vs. Volkswagen Jetta Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $27,590

Volkswagen Jetta TDI   
Difference: $935

Lowest Total Invoice: $26,456

Volkswagen Jetta TDI   
Difference: $834

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201520152012
ModelPassatPassatJetta
TrimTDI SETDI SEL PremiumTDI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $27,095 $33,925 $22,775
Base Invoice $25,985 $32,534 $21,864
Floor mats 235    
Rear spoiler 375 375 375
Navigation Package     1,130
Premium Package     1,440
6-speed automated manual     1,100
Floor mats 185    
Rear spoiler 300 300 300
Navigation Package     1,084
Premium Package     1,382
6-speed automated manual     1,056
Options (change) 610 375 4,045
Options (change) 485 300 3,822
Destination 820 820 770
Total Price $28,525 $35,120 $27,590
Total Invoice $27,290 $33,654 $26,456

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Passat vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Jetta TDI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,920
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,779
Model Year201520152012
ModelPassatPassatJetta
TrimTDI SETDI SEL PremiumTDI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine150hp I4 D150hp I4 D140hp I4 D
TransmissionM6S6S6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)30/42 MPG30/42 MPG30/42 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)80, 8400, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17235/45-18205/55-16
Total Price$28,525$35,120$27,590
Adjustments for Features0-5,500-985
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$28,525$29,620$26,605
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,095$0
Total Invoice$27,290$33,654$26,456
Adjustments for Features0-5,270-945
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$27,290$28,384$25,511
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,094$0

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Passat vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year201520152012
ModelPassatPassatJetta
TrimTDI SETDI SEL PremiumTDI
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150  
6-speed automated manual $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app$25$25 
Remote start $150 
Universal garage door opener $100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Full-size spare tire  $225
Rearview camera$200$200 
Temporary spare tire$150$150 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40  
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200 
CD changer, in-dash$325$325 
CD player  $125
Dual-zone climate control$125$125 
DVD-compatible player $0 
HD radio$50$50 
Media drive $15 
Navigation system $600$600
Rain-sensing wipers $175 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Traffic + travel information $25 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 $75
Exterior 
Bodyside moldings $75 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25 
Sunroof $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25$25 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Cornering lights $50 
Fog lights $125$125
Interior ambient lighting $150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather seating surfaces $900 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Memory system, driver seat $200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0 $0
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces $450 
Total Value of Features$2,665$8,165$3,650
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$5,500$985
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5,270-945

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Passat vs. Volkswagen Jetta

Model Year20152012
ModelPassatJetta
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.4 in104.4 in
Length191.6 in182.2 in
Width72.2 in70.0 in
Height58.5 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,497 lb.3,210 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.14.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.3 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.9 in55.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.4 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.0 in53.6 in
Row 2 Legroom39.1 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume15.9 ft315.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested1025100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
HD radio50No
SD Card slot25Yes
Fender, 400W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested92561%
Total Not Requested60039%

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