2019 Volkswagen Passat vs. Its Competition

2019 Volkswagen Passat
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The VW Passat SE R-Line is about sporty looks only.

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The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is roomy and has a luxurious ride, but rivals have eclipsed it in almost every other way.
6.0
The 2019 Ford Fusion’s good looks get shoppers in the door, but this sedan is starting to show its age.
7.0
The 2019 Honda Accord sedan should be on any four-door shopper’s list—sedan, crossover, or otherwise.
6.3
The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
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The 2019 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.
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The 2018 Mazda 6 is a stylish, good handling sedan that finally has the underhood muscle to match.
MSRP From     
$25,295$22,840$23,720$24,000$22,545$21,950
Gas Mileage     
25 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy23 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Mid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name     
2.0T Wolfsburg Edition AutomaticS FWDLX 1.5T CVT2.5 S Sedan2.5iSport Manual
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
SedanSedanSedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODCVT w/ODManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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