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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: $32,785

Volkswagen Passat SE R-Line   
Difference: $405

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019201920192019
ModelAltimaAltimaAltimaAltimaPassat
Trim2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T PlatinumVC-T Edition OneSE R-Line
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $29,990 $31,930 $35,510 $35,750 $29,995
Technology Package 1,290 1,290      
Floor mats 235 235 235 235  
Rear spoiler 405 405 405 405 375
Illuminated door sill trim plates 375 375 375 375  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror         325
LED headlights         1,195
Technology Package 0 0      
Floor mats 0 0 0 0  
Rear spoiler 344 344 344 344 300
Illuminated door sill trim plates 0 0 0 0  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror         270
LED headlights         1,028
Options (change) 2,305 2,305 1,015 1,015 1,895
Options (change) 344 344 344 344 1,598
Destination 895 895 895 895 895
Total Price $33,190 $35,130 $37,420 $37,660 $32,785

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price: Nissan Altima 2.5 SL
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Nissan Altima VC-T Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,950
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,385
Model Year20192019201920192019
ModelAltimaAltimaAltimaAltimaPassat
Trim2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T PlatinumVC-T Edition OneSE R-Line
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine188hp I4188hp I4248hp I4248hp I4174hp I4
TransmissionCVTCVTCVTCVTT6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 9?, 9?, 9?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17235/40-19235/40-19235/40-19235/40-19
Total Price$33,190$35,130$37,420$37,660$32,785
Adjustments for Features-3,355-3,355-3,955-3,9550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$29,835$31,775$33,465$33,705$32,785
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,940$3,630$3,870$0

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Features Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20192019201920192019
ModelAltimaAltimaAltimaAltimaPassat
Trim2.5 SL2.5 PlatinumVC-T PlatinumVC-T Edition OneSE R-Line
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000$1000$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100
FWD$0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100$100 
Proximity key$250$250$250$250 
Remote start$150$150$150$150 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed    $200
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear    $100
Forward collision warning    $200
Obstacle detection, front  $200$200 
Obstacle detection, rear  $300$300 
Predictive forward collision warning$250$250$250$250 
Secondary collision brake assist    $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40$40$40$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HD radio    $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles    $15
Mirrorlink support    $0
Navigation system$600$600$600$600 
SD Card slot    $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25 
Voice control for audio system    $25
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100$100 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0   
Body kit    $0
Sunroof$900$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock    $25
Fog lights$125$125$125$125 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50$50$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150 
LED headlights    $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750$750 
Visor mirror, driver    $10
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50$50 
Door sill trim plates    $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200$200$200 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900$900$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat    $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat    $50
Metal pedals    $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces    $0
Total Value of Features$6,505$6,505$7,105$7,105$3,150
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,355$3,355$3,955$3,955$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-125-118-131-1300

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Altima vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20192019
ModelAltimaPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.2 in110.4 in
Length192.9 in191.6 in
Width72.9 in72.2 in
Height56.7 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,213 lb.3,275 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?
Sunroof900No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning50No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Total Requested145042%
Total Not Requested197558%

Option Package Details
Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Predictive forward collision warning50No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Total Requested145042%
Total Not Requested197558%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Passat SE R-Line

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
LED headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights1000No
LED tail lights0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1000100%

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