2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: A Bigger Back Seat Than A... Page 4

October 19, 2012

2013 Ford Explorer Sport

2013 Ford Explorer Sport

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Ford Explorer

The Passat even fares well against some utility vehicles. Today's Ford Explorer has a third-row seat that has good leg room--but in second-row space, the Passat's 39.1 inches stack up handily against the 2013 Explorer's 39.8 inches.

Jeep Grand Wagoneer

Jeep Grand Wagoneer

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Jeep Wagoneer

And finally, while we're keeping track, the Jeep Wagoneer in its early form rode on a wheelbase of about 110 inches. The Passat has the edge by about 0.4 inches--though the Jeep's the clear winner in ground clearance. And Pledge tasks.

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