2018 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2018 Honda Accord

2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 Honda Accord

2018 Honda Accord

2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Honda Civic

Starting price (MSRP)

280 hp

Max horsepower

252 hp
6 years/72,000 miles

Basic Warranty

3 years/36,000 miles
6 years/72,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

5 years/60,000 miles

Leather heated front and rear seats


The 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Honda Accord are both five-passenger midsize family sedans that can be fitted with premium features like leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, and advanced infotainment systems with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. However, Bradenton drivers are turning more and more to the VW sedan thanks to its:

  • Lower starting price
  • Higher max horsepower
  • Better warranty coverage

Get the info you need in this comparison of the new Passat and Accord, and then come by Reeves VW in Tampa, FL.

Max Horsepower

The 2018 VW Passat and 2018 Honda Accord both come with capable base engines, but if you want more max horsepower from an upgraded engine, the VW Passat is the way to go:

  • VW Passat – Go with the available 3.6L V6 and you’ll get a total output of 280 hp.
  • Honda Accord – The Accord tops out at just 252 hp from its available turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine.
VW Passat Driving

Warranty Coverage

One of the biggest things you’re purchasing with a new vehicle is the peace of mind that comes with warranty coverage from the manufacturer. The 2018 VW Passat is simply better in this regard:

  • Basic Warranty – The Passat gets standard 6-year/72,000-mile basic and drivetrain coverage.
  • Drivetrain Warranty – The Accord’s basic warranty runs out after just 3 years/36,000 miles, while the drive train runs out after 5 years/60,000 miles.
VW Passat Inteiror


While you’ll get standard features like a touchscreen, Bluetooth®, and dual-zone automatic climate control no matter which model you choose, the VW Passat comes in with a more affordable base price:

  • VW Passat – MSRP from $22,995*
  • Honda Accord – MSRP from $23,570
VW Passat

Take the 2018 Volkswagen Passat for a Test Drive Near Brandon!

The new VW Passat is on sale now near Clearwater at Reeves Volkswagen, where you can finance this VW sedan at a competitive rate right now! Still weighing your options? Check out our used Passat inventory as well!

Disclaimers: *2018 Volkswagen Passat S trim starts at $22,995

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