2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Honda Accord

silver 2018 VW Passat vs red 2018 Honda Accord

The world of sedans is a crowded place. Automakers have to do quite a bit these days to stand out from the crowd. Volkswagen knows a thing or two about standing out from all the noise, which is why it has been such a successful brand for so many years. One of the most popular vehicles in the VW lineup is the Passat. This sedan offers plenty of features and capabilities, making it an excellent choice for families and single drivers alike. How does it stack up against the competition? Let's take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Passat vs the 2018 Honda Accord.

This comparison will look at the base model of each vehicle. A solid base is important in any model lineup, and if you are going to compare two vehicles side-by-side, you may as well start from the beginning.

2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Honda Accord

$22,995 Starting MSRP $23,570
6-Year/72,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty 3-Year/36,000-Mile
Standard CD Player Not Available
Standard Aux Port Not Available

A lower price and better warranty right out of the gate

As you can see in the chart, the 2018 Passat offers more affordability right from the get-go. The base MSRP is significantly lower than that of the 2018 Honda Accord. The warranty is the real star here, though. Volkswagen recently introduced The People First Warranty, which aims to better serve drivers of its automobiles. Can you imagine the peace of mind you'll have knowing that your new Passat will be covered for six years or 72,000 miles?

Volkswagen also understands the desire for options, and that's why, unlike the 2018 Honda Accord, the Passat doesn't force you to use wireless or streaming ways alone to listen to your music. Sure, those options are available in the Passat, but you can also dig out your CDs or plug in your iPod Classic and listen as well.

Other features about the 2018 Volkswagen Passat that you may like are the standard 174-horsepower engine, the wallet-friendly 25/36 city/highway fuel efficiency, and a variety of standard and available technology systems to make every drive a fun one.