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Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $30,220

Volkswagen Passat SE   
Difference: $9,445

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201920192021
ModelTaurusTaurusPassat
TrimLimitedSHOSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $37,310 $42,975 $26,995
All-weather floor mats 90 90 235
Rear spoiler 275   375
Sunroof 995 995  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     325
Lighting Package     1,195
Cargo net     100
All-weather floor mats 86 86 185
Rear spoiler 261   300
Sunroof 945 945  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     270
Lighting Package     1,028
Cargo net     80
Options (change) 1,360 1,085 2,230
Options (change) 1,292 1,031 1,863
Destination 995 995 995
Total Price $39,665 $45,055 $30,220

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price: Volkswagen Passat SE
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Ford Taurus SHO
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,545
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,024
Model Year201920192021
ModelTaurusTaurusPassat
TrimLimitedSHOSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine288hp V6365hp V6174hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7?, 7?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/45-19245/45-20235/45-18
Total Price$39,665$45,055$30,220
Adjustments for Features-1,900-4,2750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,765$40,780$30,220
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,015$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year201920192021
ModelTaurusTaurusPassat
TrimLimitedSHOSE
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0 $0
AWD $1700 
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $600
Cruise control$150$150 
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125$125 
Remote app  $25
Remote start$150$150 
Sunshade, rear, power$225$225 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual  $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear  $100
Curve control$50$50 
Forward collision warning  $200
Obstacle detection, rear$250$250 
Rollover sensor$50$50 
Safety key$5$5 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
Mirrorlink support  $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
SD Card slot  $25
Surround sound$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $200
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock  $25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200 
Fog lights  $125
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 
LED headlights  $1000
Steering-linked fog lights  $50
Turn signals on or near mirrors  $25
Xenon HID headlights $500 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Heated second row seats$200$200 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150$150
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Metal pedals $75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces $0 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350 $350
Machined alloy wheels $350 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0 
Total Value of Features$6,580$8,955$4,680
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,900$4,275$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-110-1920

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20192021
ModelTaurusPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.9 in110.4 in
Length202.9 in193.6 in
Width76.2 in72.2 in
Height60.7 in58.0 in
Curb Weight3,970 lb.3,326 lb.
Fuel Capacity20.0 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.0 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.9 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.3 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.9 in57.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume20.1 ft315.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Passat SE

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Fog lights125No
Steering-linked fog lights50No
LED headlights1000No
LED tail lights0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1175100%

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