Mid-size sedans are no longer boring—well, with the exception of the Passat.
The Mazda 6 delivers sharp handling and lots of style, even if its infotainment software can frustrate.
The Honda Accord has few faults.
We named it our Best Car to Buy 2018, and we still love it.
Subaru’s Legacy won the same award a few years prior and it’s aging gracefully with its standard active safety tech and all-wheel drive.
The Ford Fusion is still the prettiest in the segment, but Ford doesn’t plan to redesign it.
That means that big discounts should be available.
This year’s newcomer is the redesigned Nissan Altima, which promises turbo power and all-wheel-drive grip (albeit not together for some reason).
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|2019 Volkswagen PassatBrowse Used Listings||2019 Ford FusionBrowse Used Listings||2019 Nissan AltimaBrowse Used Listings||2019 Subaru LegacyBrowse Used Listings||2018 Mazda MAZDA6Browse Used Listings|
|25 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 41 MPG Hwy||25 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||23 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded H-4||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars|
|2.0T Wolfsburg Edition Automatic||SE FWD||2.5 S Sedan||2.5i||Sport Manual|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||CVT w/OD||CVT w/OD||Manual w/OD|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2019 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2019 Ford Fusion||2019 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2019 Nissan Altima||2019 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2019 Subaru Legacy||2019 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2018 Mazda MAZDA6|