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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$24,995
Invoice
$23,970
Average Price Paid
$20,120
1,759 listings nationwide

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
S FWD
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2.0T R-Line FWD
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S FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,321
23 listings nationwide

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,218
25 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
William Maley Preview:

Volkswagen has been constantly improving the Passat since its launch in 2012, and in 2018, Volkswagen brings some big updates to this leading midsize sedan. Under the hood, the 2018 P...

2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
S FWD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The folks at Volkswagen claim their 2014 Jetta SportWagen offers the only diesel-powered station wagon on the market. Possibly that’s so because it’s about the only car on the market t...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
10
writes:
classy and sporty looking
Power Ranked 2018 Toyota Camry SE worse.
"better in traffic driving feel with a 6spd transmission"
Value Ranked 2018 Toyota Camry SE worse.
"msrp was lower with good discounts"
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
S FWD
writes:
I loved my 2014 VW Jetta SportWagen, TDI. Only traded it in because VW bought it back due to the emissions con...
Power Ranked 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen TDI SEL better.
"The aerodynamics. "
Front Seats Ranked 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen TDI SEL worse.
"The sporty seats are more bolstered which are perfect for my son, but not as comfortable for those with medium to larger body types The Jetta seats were more comfortable overall, but not as stylish."

Specs

2018 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
S FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,000 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.6 in
3.25 in x 3.6 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.1 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 35.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 32.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,014 lbs 975 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.9 in 179.4 in
Width 72.2 in 70.1 in
Height 58.5 in 59.2 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 101.5 in

Available Options

2018 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic
  • Fortana Red Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic
  • Urano Gray

Option Packages

  • R-Line Lighting Package
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Uni
  • Candy White
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tempest Blue Metallic
  • Toffee Brown Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Option Packages

  • Bicycle Roof Rack Kit
  • Body Kit
  • Roof Edge Spoiler
  • Roof Rack Kit (Discontinued)
  • Ski Roof Rack Kit
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Wheels: 17" Goal Silver Alloy (4)

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