There really isn’t a bad car when you are looking for a new midsized family sedan. They all have good reviews and are reliable with included features that are the most up-to-date. Although this is true, there are some cars of this model that excel in areas more than others and make it worth considering all your options even if it is across brands. The 2016 Honda Accord and the 2016 Volkswagen Passat are both great vehicles, but let’s find out which one stands out and would be a better investment.
Honda Accord vs 2016 Volkswagen Passat Fuel Economy
Both vehicles offer great numbers when it comes to fuel economy. The Accord gets 27 mpg* in the city where the Passat gets 25 mpg*, but when it comes to the highway the Accord gets 37 mpg* where the Passat gets 38 mpg*. They even out to about the same, but the Passat is turbocharged with a 4-cylinder. This makes it faster when getting up to speed and passing on the highway. With the fuel numbers and the speed the Volkswagen Passat would be the smarter choice.
2016 Honda Accord vs 2016 Volkswagen Passat Technology
With touchscreen infotainment systems being the norm, the Passat does it better than the Accord. It is easier to use and more user-friendly to new Volkswagen drivers. Easily maneuver through controls to have ultimate power over things such as music and other functions.
Honda Accord vs Volkswagen Passat Comfort
If you are looking for a midsized sedan then you are considering the passengers that you know you will be transporting. You want everyone, including yourself to be comfortable. Both the Passat and Accord are among the largest sedans offered, which means more leg room. The Passat seems to be more comfortable, however, and even offers more trunk space to carry all that extra luggage.
Our Choice: The 2016 Volkswagen Passat
Both vehicles cut it close in comparison, but the Passat seems to stick its neck out a little further. Test drive a Passat today when you visit Gorman McCracken Volkswagen today. Also, stop by for any vehicle needs or questions you may have.