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2022 Honda Accord vs. 2022 Volkswagen Passat Review

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2022 Honda
Accord

MSRP*: $26,520 to $38,450
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Passat

2022 Volkswagen
Passat

MSRP*: $27,575 to $30,575
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MPG - City 22 - 30 MPG 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 192-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 252-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 174-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 192 - 252 hp 174 hp
Exterior Length 196.1 in 193.6 in
Exterior Width 73.3 in 72.6 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 39.1 in
Head Room Front 37.5 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Front 37.4 in
Rear 37.8 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Accord offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Volkswagen Passat with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Accord and the Volkswagen Passat in the front seats.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Passat requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Honda Accord, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Passat.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is about the same width as the Volkswagen Passat. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Passat.

Handling
The Honda Accord has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Passat, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen Passat.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Honda Accord doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Passat.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Volkswagen Passat.