Compare 2019 Volkswagen Passat vs 2019 Honda Accord Sedan

2019 Volkswagen Passat
2019 Honda Accord Sedan
Add Vehicle
Get Your Price Get Your Price
Select style
Automatic 2.0T Wolfsburg Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Automatic 2.0T Wolfsburg Edition 25 36 $24,257 $25,295
Automatic 2.0T SE R-Line 25 36 $28,765 $29,995
Select style
CVT LX 1.5T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT LX 1.5T 30 38 $21,710 $23,720
CVT Sport 1.5T 29 35 $23,953 $26,180
Manual Sport 1.5T 26 35 $23,953 $26,180
CVT EX 1.5T 30 38 $25,267 $27,620
CVT EX-L 1.5T 30 38 $27,547 $30,120
Automatic Sport 2.0T 22 32 $28,085 $30,710
Manual Sport 2.0T 22 32 $28,085 $30,710
Automatic EX-L 2.0T 23 34 $29,371 $32,120
Automatic Touring 2.0T 22 32 $32,865 $35,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,257
$21,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,295
$23,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$422 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is roomy and has a luxurious ride, but rivals have eclipsed it in almost every other way. The 2019 Honda Accord sedan should be on any four-door shopper’s list—sedan, crossover, or otherwise.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102 105.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 40.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 55
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 -
Length, Overall (in)
191.9 192.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 63
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 16.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 11.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 11.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 14.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3285 3131
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
330 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 1500 192 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 5000 192 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 30
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.51 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.46 2.65 - 0.41
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.24
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 -
Trans Type
6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Passat Honda Accord Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 5.3
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
-
Next Steps: Get Free Price Quotes!
2019 Volkswagen Passat
  • 2019 VW Passat is available in two trim levels
  • Rebates: Unadvertised discounts + $500 for select customers
  • Finance: From 2.9% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $259 per month for 39 months
Get Your Price
2019 Honda Accord Sedan
  • 2019 Accord on sale now
  • Small unadvertised incentive, lease bonus
  • Lease: From $249/mo.
  • Finance: From 2.9% APR (select states)
Get Your Price

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue