Are you on the hunt for a fun-to-drive, comfortable, and reliable midsize sedan? The 2020 Volkswagen Passat, which received a pleasing redesign, is an excellent choice, with its bold styling, superb driving dynamics, roomy and refined interior, advanced technologies, and generous warranty coverage. See the advantages that the 2020 Passat has over the midsize sedan competition in this 2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2019 Honda Accord comparison.
The 2020 Passat is very fun-to-drive, especially with its 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI engine, which churns out an impressive 207 lb-ft of torque. The base 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine in the 2019 Accord only manages 192 lb-ft of torque. Performance for the Passat is also aided by its smooth and efficient six-speed automatic transmission, which has a Tiptronic system for manual shifting capabilities.
|2020 Volkswagen Passat||VS||2019 Honda Accord|
|207 lb-ft||Base Engine Torque Output||192 lb-ft|
|Standard||Automatic Post-Collision Braking System||No|
|Available||Automated Parking System||No|
|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|
The 2020 Passat has the advantage for safety. Unlike the Accord, it comes equipped with an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and a Crash Response System, which unlocks the doors, turns on the hazard lights, and shuts off the fuel pump in the event of a collision. Also, unlike the Accord, the Passat offers an automated parking system, with the available Parking Steering Assistant and Park Distance Control driving assistance technologies.
The 2020 Passat also has the advantage for warranty coverage, with the very generous 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty. The 2019 Accord only has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.
Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2020 VW Passat? Do you live in Southern California? Check out this wonderful midsize sedan at Capistrano Volkswagen!