Volkswagen Passat vs Volkswagen Rabbit Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$29,995
Invoice
$28,765
Average Price Paid
$25,954
783 listings nationwide

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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
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2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
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2-door
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,185
1 listings nationwide

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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,091
20 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Despite its German branding, the 2021 Volkswagen Passat is an All-American midsize sedan. It was developed specifically for the United States market, and it’s built in Chattanooga, Ten...

2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door

The 2009 Rabbit lives up to its namesake's characteristic speed by del...

The Good: With plenty of power and performance in a deceptively small package, t...

The Bad: The '09 Rabbit's fuel economy ranks below most of the rest of the vehi...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
No User Reviews
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
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Sooraj 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

What A Car Should Be — really fast car which handles very well at corners and very cheap to upgrade for right kinda price....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ryan 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

Killer Rabbit — I've owned the car for about 10 months now. As a daily driver, it is a fun car to drive. Fuel econo...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Stephan 2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

Vw Is Sweeeeeet. — Does exactly what I need it to do. Its a great starter car, for those who are new to purchasing vehi...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
36 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,200 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
206 lb-ft @ 1,700 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 35.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 948 lbs 972 lbs
Exterior
Length 193.6 in 165.8 in
Width 72.6 in 69.3 in
Height 58.7 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 101.5 in

Available Options

2021 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Red Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door

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