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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Passat Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Passat Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,210

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $23,710

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,645

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $21,151

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Passat
TrimS4 3.0TV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $51,400 $34,650
Base Invoice $47,802 $33,230
Driver Assistance Package 1,800  
Prestige Package 4,400  
Cold Weather Package 500  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
Cargo net 80 100
All-weather floor mats 190 235
Rear spoiler   375
Driver Assistance Package 1,674  
Prestige Package 4,092  
Cold Weather Package 466  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
Cargo net 74 80
All-weather floor mats 177 185
Rear spoiler   300
Options (change) 7,545 710
Options (change) 7,019 565
Destination 975 850
Total Price $59,920 $36,210
Total Invoice $55,796 $34,645

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $16,635
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $14,563
Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Passat
TrimS4 3.0TV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine354hp V6280hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/30 MPG19/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)755, 19400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-18235/45-18
Total Price$59,920$36,210
Adjustments for Features-7,0750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$52,845$36,210
Total Invoice$55,796$34,645
Adjustments for Features-6,5880
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,208$34,645

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Features Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Passat
TrimS4 3.0TV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
6-speed automated manual $1100
FWD $0
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware$1100 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel$100 
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$100 
Remote start $150
Semi-automated parking system $500
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Evasive maneuver assist$200 
Following distance indicator$25 
Knee airbag, driver$75 
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$0 
Rearview camera $200
Rollover sensor$50 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Turn assist$25 
Vehicle exit assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Cargo mat $40
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Engine / Motor 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Regenerative braking$0 
Body kit$0 
Bodyside moldings $75
Laminated front side windows$200 
4G LTE connectivity$0 
App support $0
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition$200 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
Mirrorlink support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Surround sound$250 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Boost gauge$75 
Fog light, rear$100 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Predictive efficiency assist$0 
Road sign information$75 
Steering-linked fog lights $50
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Upholstered door armrests (optional)$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Launch control$100 
Total Value of Features$11,040$3,965
Value of Feature Adjustments$7,075$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-6,5880

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20182018
ModelA4 / S4 / RS4Passat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in110.4 in
Length186.1 in191.6 in
Width72.5 in72.2 in
Height56.2 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,858 lb.3,571 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in56.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.5 in57.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft315.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 S4 3.0T

Driver Assistance Package
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware950No
Total Requested60028%
Total Not Requested157572%
Prestige Package
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Laminated front side windows200No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity0No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested72529%
Total Not Requested181571%
Cold Weather Package
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Total Requested20067%
Total Not Requested10033%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium

All-weather floor mats
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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