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Toyota Avalon vs. Volkswagen Passat Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Toyota Avalon vs. Volkswagen Passat Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,915

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $7,843

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,501

Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium   
Difference: $4,857

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelAvalonPassat
TrimLimitedV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,100 $33,995
Base Invoice $36,991 $32,601
Remote start 499  
Floor mats 225  
Cargo net 49 100
Remote start 310  
Floor mats 140  
Cargo net 32 80
Options (change) 773 100
Options (change) 482 80
Destination 885 820
Total Price $42,758 $34,915
Total Invoice $38,358 $33,501

The configured Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan has a 268-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable 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 Toyota Avalon and Volkswagen Passat are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Toyota Avalon Limited trim is $41,100. The features would cost an additional $773. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $42,758.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium trim is $33,995. The features would cost an additional $100. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $34,915.

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 Toyota Avalon trims is 4. 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 Toyota Avalon 4dr Sedan has a 268-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable 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 Toyota Avalon and Volkswagen Passat are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Toyota Avalon Limited trim is $36,991. The features would cost an additional $482. Including the destination charge of $885, the total price of this trim is $38,358.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium trim is $32,601. The features would cost an additional $80. Including the destination charge of $820, the total price of this trim is $33,501.

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 Toyota Avalon 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: Toyota Avalon vs. Volkswagen Passat

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,418
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,579
Model Year20172017
ModelAvalonPassat
TrimLimitedV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine268hp V6280hp V6
TransmissionT6S6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/30 MPG20/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)785, 11400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18235/45-18
Total Price$42,758$34,915
Adjustments for Features-1,4250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,333$34,915
Total Invoice$38,358$33,501
Adjustments for Features-1,2780
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$37,080$33,501

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Features Comparison: Toyota Avalon vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20172017
ModelAvalonPassat
TrimLimitedV6 SEL Premium
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
6-speed automated manual $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Remote app $25
Sunshade, rear, power$225 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention $100
Rear side airbags$300 
Rollover sensor$50 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $0
Apple CarPlay support $0
DVD-compatible player$0 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Mirrorlink support $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Surround sound$250 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wireless charging station$75 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Fog lights $125
LED headlights $1000
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked fog lights $75
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Metal pedals $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Chrome-coated alloy wheels$600 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$5,240$3,815
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,425$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,2780

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Avalon vs. Volkswagen Passat

Model Year20172017
ModelAvalonPassat
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in110.4 in
Length195.3 in191.6 in
Width72.2 in72.2 in
Height57.5 in58.5 in
Curb Weight3,461 lb.3,481 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.0 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.5 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.2 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.1 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.1 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.9 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.6 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.2 in39.1 in
Cargo Volume16.0 ft315.9 ft3

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