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Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,190

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $615

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,810

Honda Accord Touring   
Difference: $911

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelAccordPassat
TrimTouringV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $34,930 $33,995
Base Invoice $31,935 $32,601
Rear spoiler   375
Rear spoiler   300
Options (change) 0 375
Options (change) 0 300
Destination 875 820
Total Price $35,805 $35,190
Total Invoice $32,810 $33,721

The configured Honda Accord 4dr Sedan has a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan has a 280-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Honda Accord and Volkswagen Passat are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Accord Touring trim is $34,930. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $35,805.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium trim is $33,995. The features would cost an additional $375. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $35,190.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Accord trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Passat trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Accord 4dr Sedan has a 278-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Volkswagen Passat 4dr Sedan has a 280-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Honda Accord and Volkswagen Passat are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Accord Touring trim is $31,935. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $32,810.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium trim is $32,601. The features would cost an additional $300. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $33,721.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Accord trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Passat trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price: Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Honda Accord Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,275
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $279
Model Year20172017
ModelAccordPassat
TrimTouringV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine278hp V6280hp V6
TransmissionA6S6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/33 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)360, 7400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/40-19235/45-18
Total Price$35,805$35,190
Adjustments for Features0-660
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,805$34,530
Total Invoice$32,810$33,721
Adjustments for Features0-632
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,810$33,089

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Features Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20172017
ModelAccordPassat
TrimTouringV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000 
6-speed automated manual $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300 
Blind spot warning system $200
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention $100
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Media drive$15 
Mirrorlink support $0
SD Card slot $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Compass$0 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked fog lights $75
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Metal pedals $75
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Total Value of Features$2,530$3,190
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$660
Value of Feature Adjustments0-632

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Accord vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20172017
ModelAccordPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in110.4 in
Length192.5 in191.6 in
Width72.8 in72.2 in
Height57.7 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,543 lb.3,481 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.1 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.6 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.5 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in57.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.7 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.5 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume15.8 ft315.9 ft3

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