Volkswagen Passat vs Toyota Camry Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$28,645
Invoice
$27,471
Average Price Paid
$22,821
1,395 listings nationwide

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2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD
MSRP
$24,425
Invoice
$22,349
Average Price Paid
$21,999
99 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$24,396
Good Price
$21,503
Great Price
$19,849
2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD
Fair Price
$23,071
Good Price
$21,085
Great Price
$19,949

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,252
34 listings nationwide

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2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,413
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

If you can't beat them, join them. That seems to be Toyota's philosophy in updating the eighth generation of the Camry for the 2020 model year. This latest version of the perennial bes...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 10
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD
GuruMYM1L writes:
Great Look and Value
Stacey writes:
I love this model. I love the extra upgrades. Still looking to purchase one for my daughter. She has the 201...
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota Sienna better.
"They were almost the same. Really didnt see any real difference. "
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Sienna better.
"About the same. "
Rgay writes:
Smooth and much more stylish
Handling Ranked 2020 Toyota Corolla better.
"Depend on which style you get, some Corollas have great handling."
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Corolla worse.
"Definitely auto seat adjustment!"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Toyota Corolla worse.
"Great space fora compact car."
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Toyota Corolla better.
"Test drove, gave me everything I needed and want, its a smart buy for a starter or economy. I purchased it!! Looking forward to enjoying a little luxury in a lesser deal for my life! Thanks!!!"

Specs

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
41 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 5,200 RPM
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Torque
206 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
13:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.44 in x 4.07 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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 --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.9 cu ft 14.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 926 lbs 925 lbs
Exterior
Length 193.6 in 192.1 in
Width 72.2 in 72.4 in
Height 58 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 111.2 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
2020 Toyota Camry
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Galactic Aqua Mica
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film Hood and Door Package
  • Toyoguard Platinum

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