2020 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2019 Volkswagen Passat

A side-by-side comparison between a dark gray 2020 Volkswagen Passat and a light gray 2019 Passat

Taking to the road with a vehicle you trust and enjoy driving is a huge relief when you have other things to worry about. From staying on top of work to scheduling time to see family and friends, owning a vehicle that drives well and provides the right amenities goes a long way. That’s why we’re excited to bring the 2020 Volkswagen Passat to the Washington DC area.

From its humble beginnings in 2012, the VW Passat has been a long-standing model that has improved each year. As a mid-size sedan, it features robust size for drivers and passengers alike, all while providing newly updated technology and design features to make you enjoy your time while sitting inside. Let’s check out what’s changed in the 2020 VW Passat from last year:

Engine Specifications:

2020 Volkswagen Passat


2019 Volkswagen Passat

2.0L 4-Cylinder Turbo 6a Engine 1.4L 4-cylinder Turbo 8a
174 Horsepower 174
207 Torque 184

The engine specifications look akin to the ones from last year’s model with some slight differences. The turbocharged four-cylinder for the 2020 VW Passat increases in torque to a total of 207 lb-ft. The mix with similar horsepower allows for some quick acceleration and a comfortable ride during your morning commute or road trip. Plus, the available adaptive cruise control only adds to what makes up a quick vehicle with an estimated 34 highway MPG.

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Features of the 2020 Volkswagen Passat

Design Features


Safety Features

Hands-free Easy Open Trunk Fender Premium audio system Intelligent Crash Response System
Available Power tilting/sliding sunroof with Sunroof Package Discover Media 6.3” Touchscreen and navigation system Automatic-emergency braking
Heated Front Seats Rain-sensing windshield wipers Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Traffic Alert
Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control Rear View Camera System LED Headlights and Taillights

With a host of new and updated technology, the 2020 VW Passat builds upon what was in the 2019 model. Sitting with you near the dashboard is a 6.3-inch infotainment screen to give you the information you’ll need for the drive. Plus, a major bonus for the 2020 VW Passat is that more safety features from 2019 are now standard – this includes Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Traffic Alert, and Pedestrian Monitoring.

While it remains true to its roots, the upgraded features and refined look make the 2020 Volkswagen Passat a trendy selection with drivers. Plus, the added safety features and customization options will allow you to pick the right trim that can help you stay safe regardless of choice. Check one out today here at Karen Radley Volkswagen in the Washington DC area.