Considered by many to be a titan in the automotive industry, Honda usually dominates rivals with well-priced vehicles that offer great performance and comfort. Volkswagen, however, is a very underrated competitor and puts up a fight in the midsize sedan segment. Take a look at how two of the top models compare here as we look at the 2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Honda Accord.
Let’s start with the most basic area of comparison: price. The Passat comes in at a starting MSRP less than that of the Accord. While you might think the lower price comes with less features, don’t be fooled. Offering a larger base engine and an expansive list of standard technology, you’ll be buzzing with excitement at what the Passat has to offer. Check out some comparisons in the table below!
2018 Volkswagen Passat
2018 Honda Accord
|2.0L 4-cylinder||Engine||1.5L 4-cylinder|
|6-Year/72,000 Miles||Warranty||3-Year/36,000 Miles|
If you think that’s all you’ll get out of the Passat, think again. It has a lineage of exceptional performance features, and it also comes with everything you’d expect out of a vehicle in 2018. That means VW Car-Net App-Connect, which allows you to access some intelligent features such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow you to connect your compatible smartphone and access everything from messages to music to apps and more. When you want to listen to all your favorite sounds, take advantage of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. You’ll get it standard as a three-month trial subscription and afterwards you can choose to continue your subscription. What’s more, you’ll be able to hear everything crisp and clear out of the available Fender Premium Audio System, pumping out 400 watts of power. Just a few of the other technology features in the Passat include a Blind Spot Monitor, a Rear View Camera System, VW Car-Net® Guide and Inform, and more.
The Accord has its place in the industry as a reliable vehicle, but the Passat may be the best kept secret in the mid-size sedan segment. Curious to learn more about it? Come check it out at Hall Volkswagen in Brookfield! You can browse our inventory or schedule a test drive right here on our website as well!