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Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,390

Volkswagen Passat SEL   
Difference: $1,050

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2020202020202020
ModelAltimaAltimaAltimaPassat
Trim2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T PlatinumSEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $30,240 $32,180 $35,180 $31,095
Technology Package 1,290 1,290    
Floor mats 235 235 235  
Rear spoiler 405 405 405 375
Illuminated door sill trim plates 375 375 375  
Technology Package 0 0    
Floor mats 0 0 0  
Rear spoiler 344 344 344 300
Illuminated door sill trim plates 0 0 0  
Options (change) 2,305 2,305 1,015 375
Options (change) 344 344 344 300
Destination 895 895 895 920
Total Price $33,440 $35,380 $37,090 $32,390

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Passat SEL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,760
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $101
Model Year2020202020202020
ModelAltimaAltimaAltimaPassat
Trim2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T PlatinumSEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine188hp I4188hp I4248hp I4174hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVTT6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9?, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17235/40-19235/40-19235/45-18
Total Price$33,440$35,380$37,090$32,390
Adjustments for Features00-600-2,710
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,440$35,380$36,490$29,680
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,940$3,050$0

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Features Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year2020202020202020
ModelAltimaAltimaAltimaPassat
Trim2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T PlatinumSEL
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1100
FWD$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate   $100
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100 
Remote app   $25
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15 
Semi-automated parking system   $500
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear   $100
Forward collision warning   $200
Lane departure prevention, steering-based   $200
Lane departure warning   $200
Obstacle detection, front  $200$200
Obstacle detection, rear  $300$300
Predictive forward collision warning$250$250$250 
Secondary collision brake assist   $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100 
Vehicle health reports   $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40$40$40 
Rear seat pass-through   $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HD radio   $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles   $15
Mirrorlink support   $0
Rain-sensing wipers   $175
SD Card slot   $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0  
Bodyside moldings   $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock   $25
Compass$0$0$0 
LED headlights   $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750 
Steering-linked fog lights   $50
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates   $100
Heated second row seats   $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200$200 
Memory system, driver seat   $200
Metal pedals   $75
Power height adjuster, passenger seat   $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat   $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat   $100
Total Value of Features$2,830$2,830$3,430$5,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$0$600$2,710
Value of Feature Adjustments00-20-102

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20202020
ModelAltimaPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.2 in110.4 in
Length192.9 in193.6 in
Width72.9 in72.2 in
Height56.7 in58.0 in
Curb Weight3,213 lb.3,326 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.2 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.2 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.2 in56.9 in
Row 1 Legroom43.8 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom36.9 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.1 in57.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume15.4 ft315.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 2.5 SL

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning50No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested337599%
Total Not Requested501%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning50No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Total Requested337599%
Total Not Requested501%

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