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2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$28,645
Invoice
$27,471
Average Price Paid
$22,717
1,394 listings nationwide

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EX-L FWD
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2.0T R-Line FWD
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2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Volkswagen builds a full-size car in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has for nearly a decade. It’s called the Passat, and it gets a restyle for 2020. Huge inside like a full-size automobil...

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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Specs

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,200 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
206 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 926 lbs 1,078 lbs
Exterior
Length 193.6 in 196.1 in
Width 72.2 in 73.3 in
Height 58 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Red Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic
2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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