2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord
Mid-size sedans are popular vehicle choices for smaller families, professionals, and first-time car buyers due to their maneuverability, efficiency, and affordability. Volkswagen’s mid-size sedan, the Passat, is one of the most popular nameplates on the road. To illustrate how the 2017 Passat stands out amongst the competition, we’ve put together a comparison of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat vs the 2017 Honda Accord. Continue reading for the differences between the two sedans.
The two mid-size sedans are similar in price with only a $15 difference between the two base model starting prices. The 2017 Accord sports a larger standard engine than the 2017 Passat, and delivers more horsepower and slightly more efficient fuel economy ratings. The 2017 Passat takes the upper hand in other areas, including technology and space. The Passat comes standard with a few driver-assistance features, with more offered on higher trims. The Passat also offers the best-in-class rear legroom, a hands-free trunk, and the stylish R-Line appearance package.
|2017 Volkswagen Passat||vs||2017 Honda Accord|
1.8L I-4 engine /3.6L V6 engine
|Engine||2.4L I-4 engine|
|170-hp or 280-hp / 28 combined MPG||Horsepower / MPG||185-hp / 31 combined MPG|
|Standard||Driver Assistance Features||Available on Higher Trims|
2017 Volkswagen Passat Technology Features
The 2017 Volkswagen Passat is packed with advanced technology and connectivity features to enhance the driving experience. Additional technology features provide an extra layer of protection and security each and every time the Passat roars to life. We’ve listed some of the 2017 Passat’s key technology features below.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
Fender Premium Audio
Blind Spot Monitor
A Rearview Camera System
VW Car-Net Guide and Inform
VW Car-Net Security and Service
...and much more!