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2022 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2022 Volkswagen Passat Review

Picture of the 2022 Hyundai Sonata

2022 Hyundai
Sonata

MSRP*: $24,150 to $34,750
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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 23 - 28 MPG 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 38 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 180-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 290-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 174-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 6-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 180 - 290 hp 174 hp
Exterior Length 192.9 in 193.6 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 72.6 in
Leg Room Front 46.1 in
Rear 34.8 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 39.1 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.4 - 38.4 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Passat than the Hyundai Sonata, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Sonata will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Passat.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Passat requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Hyundai Sonata, 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 Hyundai Sonata is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Passat.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata has about the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Passat, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Hyundai Sonata 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 Hyundai Sonata and the Volkswagen Passat.