2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2019 Volkswagen Passat

While the Jetta got all the attention for the 2019 model year, it’s the Passat that has taken the world by storm for 2020. It’s back and better than ever before, exhibiting a new exterior profile and updated performance features along with some fine-tuned interior amenities. If you’re a driver looking for a midsize sedan and not sure where to start, consider the Passat. Volkswagen has stuck their whole heart and soul into this model for the 2020 model year, and the end result speaks for itself. Here at Quirk Volkswagen in Manchester NH, we’re excited to share with you this comparison between the 2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2019 Volkswagen Passat so you can be better equipped to decide which is right for you!

2020 Volkswagen Passat


2019 Volkswagen Passat


MSRP $25,295

23 city/34 hwy mpg

Fuel Efficiency 25 city/36 hwy mpg
174 hp/206 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 174 hp/184 lb-ft
Available MIB II Infotainment System Not Available


Highlights in the Volkswagen Passat

In an interesting twist of events, Volkswagen actually lowered the starting price of the Passat for the 2020 model year. This move is a rare one for the automotive industry, and it may seem as though the Passat might have less to offer now. That’s not the case. As you’ll see from the table above, the Passat has more torque for 2020 along with plenty of other highlights that include:

  • Premium Color Multifunction Display
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Rearview Camera System
  • LED Headlights, Taillights, and DRL
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Fender® Premium Audio
  • Climatronic® Dual-Zone Climate Control
  • Keyless Access with Push-Button Start
  • Remote Start
  • Leather-Wrapped Multi-Function Steering Wheel
  • And much more!

Interested in seeing what else the 2020 Passat has to offer? Contact us here at Quirk Volkswagen to learn more or to schedule your test drive today!

2020 VW Passat interior profile