Passat vs Honda Accord

Compare the 2018 Volkswagen Passat to the Honda Accord in Huntington

For your ideal cruising sedan, with high-tech features and powerful performance, choose the popular Volkswagen Passat, close to home in New York. With a variety of features, both standard and available, you can't go wrong with this midsize sedan. Check out a few highlights below to see exactly why so many choose the Passat over the Honda Accord.

Technology and Safety

  • Both the Passat and Accord offer a roomy interior, like you'd expect from a midsize sedan, but the Volkswagen Passat offers more shoulder and head room in the rear seats.
  • The MIB II infotainment system that comes standard on the new Passat offers the features and intuitive menus that you want, while offering a touchscreen display. The Honda Accord offers an infotainment display that doesn't feature a touchscreen standard, but you can pay extra to add that feature on.
  • Standard safety features of the Passat include a rearview backup camera and the Intelligent Crash Response System for added peace of mind on the roads of New York. The Honda Accord has a number of standard safety features.

Power and Performance

  • The Passat has a new engine for 2018, a 174-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine that offers the performance you need, with the efficiency you want. There also is an available 280-horsepower V6 engine if you prefer. The Honda Accord only offers two four-cylinder options, with no V6 available.

  • Both sedans offer a sporty driving experience, but the Passat offers a smooth ride, that swallows up rough roads, while still being composed on city streets and everything in between.
  • One of the best parts about choosing the Volkswagen Passat, is the 6-year, 72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, you'll be covered for the essentials longer  than with the Accords 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Special Options and Trim Levels

  • The Volkswagen Passat offers several trim levels to choose from, ranging from value-focused to top-of-the-line, so there's something for everyone with the Passat.
  • The Honda Accord only offers five trim levels, all include the base level engine, and you'll have to pay extra to get the higher-powered turbo-four engine that is available. The higher trim levels of the Honda Accord feature plenty, but also can be cost prohibitive.
  • The easiest way to see why so many drivers choose the Volkswagen Passat in Huntington NY over the Honda Accord is to test drive a new one today. We have a wide inventory, available to browse 24/7 so why not pick out a few today? We can help you through the entire process, so schedule a test drive of your new Volkswagen Passat today with us!

Passat vs Toyota Camry

See How the Passat Stacks up Against its Huntington, NY Rival

If you're looking for a midsize sedan, you have an abundance of options available. With so much selection, it can be quite difficult to narrow down the available choices to the few that are worth your attention; fortunately, we put together this page, where we compared two of the most popular sedans: the Volkswagen Passat and the Toyota Camry.

Power and Performance

The introductory Passat is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, while the Camry features a base 25-liter four-cylinder.

  • The Camry's engine delivers slightly more horsepower, but the sedans both make 184 pound-feet of torque
  • The Passat delivers that torque at much lower RPM, saving wear and tear on your engine

Technology and Safety

Both sedans have well-equipped base models, but the Passat includes some features that aren’t available for the starter Camry, or cost even more money to add:

  • Power driver's seat
  • Power mirrors
  • Pass-through rear seat
  • CD player
  • The Passat also offers optional features not available for the Camry, such as heated mirrors, universal garage door opener, and remote engine start.
  • Both sedans earned a 5-Star Overall crash safety rating from the NHTSA
  • The Volkswagen Passat includes integrated turn signal mirrors as standard equipment, while the Camry doesn't

Trim Levels

The Camry is available in more trim levels than the Passat, but you still have seven trims to choose from with the Volkswagen -- so you're sure to find a model that's seemingly been built for you. It's also worth noting that the Passat is less expensive than the Camry throughout the lineup.

  • Volkswagen Passat is available in seven trims: S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, SEL Premium, V6 SEL Premium, and V6 GT
  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Price range for the Passat runs from $22,995 to $29,145
  • The Camry's lineup has a MSRP range of $23,645 to $35,100

Test Drive the Passat at Volkswagen of Huntington Today

We cordially invite our friends and neighbors from throughout Long Island to visit our Huntington, NY showroom at their convenience to take a closer look at the compelling Volkswagen Passat. We think you'll be quite pleased with your experience.


Volkswagen of Huntington

838 East Jericho Turnpike
Directions Huntington Station, NY 11746

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