2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord

2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord

If it’s efficiency you’re after, take a look at a couple top options in the midsize sedan segment. Honda and Volkswagen don’t often go head to head, so what you’re seeing here is a bit of a mystery. Since the Passat and Accord are each of the brands’ respective top selling vehicles, it goes without saying that there’s a lot at stake here. Take a look at some comparisons between the 2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Honda Accord.

With a similar starting MSRP, you can probably expect to get much of the same with either of these two models, but there is a slight edge here. The Passat brings more to the table with more technology and a slight advantage in power. Take a look.

2017 Volkswagen Passat Highline 3.6L


2017 Honda Accord Touring V6

$37,745 MSRP $36,490
280/258 Horsepower/Torque 278/252
Available Blind Spot Sensor Not Available
Standard Automatic Braking Optional

Additional Comparisons

It’s pretty clear that performance and technology lean toward the Passat, but there are a few additional areas where it comes out ahead of the Accord. It has two extra speakers (9 compared to 7 in the Accord), an extra 12V DC power outlet (3 compared to 2), cargo tie downs, ambient lighting, driver shift control and much more. When it comes to spaciousness, the Passat comes out ahead there too with more trunk space and overall passenger volume. It’s safe to say comfort comes standard in the Passat.

Which of the two peaks your interest more? If it’s the Passat, you’re in luck. We have plenty of 2017 Passats for you to choose from at our dealership, so stop on by and take a look for yourself! You’ll have no problem finding one that fits both your budget and your interests, and even if you do, there are plenty of other models to choose from. If you’d rather stay at home, that’s ok too because you can set up a test drive right here on our website. We look forward to seeing you!

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