2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Honda Accord

Shopping for a new car in the midsize sedan segment of the auto industry can have its challenges, especially with so many models to choose from. The key to finding a new car that fits your specific needs comes down to what’s most important to you. Knowing more about each model and researching them to find out what each of them offers is also an important step that must be taken. The following comparison of the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Honda Accord will help show you how these two four-door midsize sedans differ from each other so you can make the most informed decision when it comes time to buy your next new car.

The 2016 Passat and 2016 Accord are two of the most popular choices for a new car and have been giving drivers all of the qualities they look for in a new vehicle for a long time. Both the new Passat and Accord offer seating for up to five passengers, plenty of interior space and technology, but one of them offers more than other in many categories. Keep reading this side-by-side comparison to find out if the Passat or the Accord is the right choice for you.

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2016 Volkswagen Passat Technology 2016 Honda Accord
$22,440 MSRP $22,205
1.8-liter Turbo 4-cyl Engine 2.4-liter 4-cyl
25 city/38 hwy Fuel Economy 23 city/34 hwy
42.4/39.1 inches Legroom (front/rear) 42.5/38.5 inches

2016 Volkswagen Passat and 2016 Honda Accord Comparison

When comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Passat and 2016 Honda Accord, there are a lot of things a shopper must look at, but it all comes down to what’s most important to you. One of the most popular qualities that a driver looks for when shopping for a new car is its fuel efficiency. The 2016 Volkswagen Passat, with its base four-cylinder engine, delivers an impressive 25 city/38 highway fuel economy rating while the less-efficient 2016 Honda Accord can only manage to offer a 23 city/34 highway mpg rating with its inline four-cylinder base engine.

When it comes to interior technology and comfort options, the new Passat and Accord have very similar offerings. However, the 2016 Passat gives drivers and passengers a six-speaker stereo system to rock out to whereas the Accord’s base model only offers four speakers. To learn even more about the differences between these two popular midsize sedans stop into Stevens Creek Volkswagen in San Jose, CA and we’d be happy to help you.

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