Compare 2020 Honda Accord vs 2020 Volkswagen Passat

2020 Honda Accord
2020 Volkswagen Passat
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 48 47 $27,137 $29,670
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 47 $29,417 $32,170
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 47 $23,671 $25,870
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 48 47 $32,399 $35,440
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,677 $28,070
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,957 $30,570
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,782 $32,570
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $22,211 $24,270
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $33,275 $36,400
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2.0T R-Line Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Passat 2.0T R-Line Automatic 23 34 $27,471 $28,645
Passat 2.0T S Automatic 23 34 $22,052 $22,995
Passat 2.0T SE Automatic 23 34 $24,786 $25,845
Passat 2.0T SEL Automatic 23 34 $29,820 $31,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,137
$27,471
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,670
$28,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / month
$477 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Accord is one of the best sedans available, a must-drive for any shopper. The 2020 VW Passat’s new-look exterior comes for free; it’s the same price or less than the outgoing version.
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Fuel Economy
City
48 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
47 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.7 102
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 57
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 61
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 110.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 193.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 58
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 36.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/40HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/40HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3373 3325
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 3500 206 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 6200 174 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
48 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
47 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
48 23
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 2.45 4.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.88
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
8.40 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA P6
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.14
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.56
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.51
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Volkswagen Passat
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 6.6
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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