Compare 2020 Volkswagen Passat S vs SE vs SEL

$22,995 - $31,095
Price range (MSRP)
2020 Volkswagen Passat For Sale
23/34 mpg
City/Hwy
174 hp
Horsepower
7.9
2020 Volkswagen Passat Review and Specs
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2020 Volkswagen Passat S
$22,995
Starting Price (MSRP)
2020 Volkswagen Passat S For Sale
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2020 Volkswagen Passat SE
$25,845
Starting Price (MSRP)
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2020 Volkswagen Passat SEL
$31,095
Starting Price (MSRP)
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What are the differences between the 2020 Volkswagen Passat S, SE and SEL?

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
206 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
27 MPG
27 MPG
City
23 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
34 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
18.5 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
425.5 miles
425.5 miles
425.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
629 miles
629 miles
629 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
191.9 in
191.9 in
191.9 in
Height
58.5 in
58.5 in
58.5 in
Max Width
72.2 in
72.2 in
72.2 in
Front Width
62.1 in
62.1 in
62.1 in
Rear Width
61 in
61 in
61 in
Wheelbase
110.4 in
110.4 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.4 in
5.4 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
42.4 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.3 in
38.3 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
56.9 in
56.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
39.1 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37.8 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
57 in
57 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
15.9 ft³
15.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.4 ft
36.4 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55HR17
P215/55HR17
P235/45HR18
Rear Tire
P215/55HR17
P215/55HR17
P235/45HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

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

Optional Exterior Colors

Aurora Red Metallic
Aurora Red Metallic
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Mauro Brown, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Shetland Beige, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Mauro Brown, Perforated Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Shetland Beige, Perforated Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Perforated Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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