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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: $35,875

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $1,535

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaPassat
Trim3.5 SLV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $35,510 $34,650
Rear spoiler 405 375
Floor mats 235  
Illuminated door sill trim plates 375  
Rear spoiler 344 300
Floor mats 0  
Illuminated door sill trim plates 0  
Options (change) 1,015 375
Options (change) 344 300
Destination 885 850
Total Price $37,410 $35,875

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price: Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Nissan Altima 3.5 SL
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,695
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $31,081
Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaPassat
Trim3.5 SLV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine270hp V6280hp V6
TransmissionCVT-7S6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)22/32 MPG19/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/45-18235/45-18
Total Price$37,410$35,875
Adjustments for Features0-2,160
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,410$33,715

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Features Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaPassat
Trim3.5 SLV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed automated manual $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel$100 
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Semi-automated parking system $500
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$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
Predictive forward collision warning$250 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$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 
Exterior 
Bodyside moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Compass$0 
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked fog lights $50
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Heated second row seats $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates$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$2,930$5,090
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,160
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,070

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20182018
ModelAltimaPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase109.3 in110.4 in
Length191.9 in191.6 in
Width72.0 in72.2 in
Height57.8 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,412 lb.3,571 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.4 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.0 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom45.0 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.4 in57.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.1 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.1 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume15.4 ft315.9 ft3

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