2018 Passat

2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Honda Accord

2018 Honda Accord

2018 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2018 Honda Accord


For small families and commuters in Beverly Hills, a midsize sedan remains a strong choice. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat brings strong performance and lots of features to the mix, but how does it compare to the 2018 Honda Accord? See how the Passat wins out when it comes to:

  • Max performance
  • Several standard features

Engine Specs and MPG Ratings

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Honda Accord are offered with similar MPG ratings. However, if you’re looking for max engine performance, the Passat is the clear choice:

  • VW Passat Performance - Opt for the available 3.6L V6 engine and you’ll get a capable output of 280 hp.
  • Honda Accord Performance - The Accord tops out with a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder that only makes 252 hp.

If you're looking for something even more efficient, why not compare the Volkswagen Jetta vs. Passat?

2018 Volkswagen Passat

Interior Features and Space

The 2018 VW Passat and 2018 Honda Accord are both spacious midsize sedans that can seat up to five adult passengers. In some ways, though, the interior of the Passat has the edge over the Accord’s. The Passat gets a standard power driver’s seat, audio system, and CD player. The Accord gets 4 speaker standards, and a power driver’s seat is an available feature at a higher cost.

2018 Volkswagen Passat

Safety Ratings

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Honda Accord both earned a top 5-star overall safety rating in government crash safety tests from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Additionally, both sedans are offered with features like:

  • Forward collision warning and mitigation
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control
2018 Volkswagen Passat

Which Car Should I Buy?

In some important ways, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat distinguishes itself from the 2018 Honda Accord. If you’re interested in financing the new VW Passat, then make the trip from Culver City to check it out for yourself at Volkswagen Santa Monica.