2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2019 Honda Accord

Black 2020 Volkswagen Passat, VS icon, and grey 2019 Honda Accord

The Volkswagen Passat has long been a leading choice for the midsize sedan segment, and with a thorough overhaul for the 2020 model-year, it raises the bar even higher. The 2020 Passat impresses on many levels with its eye-catching look, excellent performance, a comfortable and spacious interior, generous warranty coverage, and high-level safety. Check out this 2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2019 Honda Accord comparison to see how the 2020 Passat outshines the midsize sedan competition.

If you desire the peace of mind of generous warranty coverage, then the 2020 Passat is the far superior choice. It has the backing of a 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty. The 2019 Accord offers a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

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2020 Volkswagen Passat VS 2019 Honda Accord
6-years/72,000-miles Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty Warranty Coverage 3-years/36,000-miles Basic Warranty; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain Warranty
Standard Crash Response System No
Standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System No
207 lb-ft Torque (Base Engine) 192 lb-ft

Advantages of the 2020 Volkswagen Passat

The VW Passat offers the reassurance of high-level safety with its advanced safety features. Unlike the Accord, it comes equipped with a Crash Response System, which automatically unlocks the doors, turns on the hazard lights, and shuts off the fuel pump if you get into an accident. Also, unlike the Accord, the Passat comes equipped with an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. For even a higher level of safety and convenience, the Passat offers many available driving assistance technologies. This includes an automated parking system, which the Accord doesn’t offer.

The 2020 Jetta delivers impressive performance with its 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI engine, which doles out 207 lb-ft of torque. The base engine for the Accord only produces 192 lb-ft of torque.

Here at Volkswagen of Santa Monica, we invite Los Angeles-area midsize sedan shoppers to get behind the wheel of the 2020 VW Passat!


Rear view of grey 2020 Volkswagen Passat
Front view of grey 2020 Volkswagen Passat
Dashboard and front black seats in 2020 Volkswagen Passat
Infotainment system touchscreen and climate control system in 2020 Volkswagen Passat