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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: $36,210

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $11,310

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,645

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $10,329

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusPassat
TrimSHOV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $42,770 $34,650
Base Invoice $40,418 $33,230
Driver Assist Package 1,995  
Navigation system 795  
Sunroof 995  
All-weather floor mats 90 235
Rear spoiler   375
Cargo net   100
Driver Assist Package 1,895  
Navigation system 755  
Sunroof 945  
All-weather floor mats 86 185
Rear spoiler   300
Cargo net   80
Options (change) 3,875 710
Options (change) 3,681 565
Destination 875 850
Total Price $47,520 $36,210
Total Invoice $44,974 $34,645

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,135
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8,271
Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusPassat
TrimSHOV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine365hp V6280hp V6
TransmissionT6S6
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/25 MPG19/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-20235/45-18
Total Price$47,520$36,210
Adjustments for Features-2,1750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$45,345$36,210
Total Invoice$44,974$34,645
Adjustments for Features-2,0580
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,916$34,645

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Features Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusPassat
TrimSHOV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
6-speed automated manual $1100
AWD$1700 
FWD $0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote app $25
Sunshade, rear, power$225 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Curve control$50 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$0 
Rollover sensor$50 
Safety key$5 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Exterior 
Bodyside moldings $75
Infotainment 
Mirrorlink support $0
SD Card slot $25
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Voice control for external devices$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Compass$0 
Fog lights $125
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights $1000
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked fog lights $50
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,055$3,880
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,175$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,0580

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Taurus vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20182018
ModelTaurusPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.9 in110.4 in
Length202.9 in191.6 in
Width76.2 in72.2 in
Height60.7 in58.5 in
Curb Weight4,343 lb.3,571 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
Ford Taurus SHO

Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested170092%
Total Not Requested1508%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium

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

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