About the 2020 Volkswagen Passat
About the 2020 Volkswagen Passat
2020 Volkswagen Passat vs 2020 Honda Accord
Estimated Fuel Economy (city / hwy)
2020 Volkswagen Passat S
2.0L TSI Turbo 4-Cylinder
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
2020 Honda Accord LX
1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder
192 hp @ 5,500 rpm
192 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm
Sleek and Practical Meet Powerful
Epic and sharp rides are never compromised when you’re behind the wheel of the 2020 Volkswagen Passat. Even the design brings plenty to love as it raises the bar in good looks when you’re blazing down highways or cruising around Gainesville. The bold and defined lines mixed with the aggressive grille pack a sporty and refined look. Meanwhile, LED projector headlights and available 19-inch wheels steal all the attention on any road you hit.
But how does the 2020 Volkswagen Passat compare with the competition? After all, the Honda Accord isn’t short on looks with the short grille, fast-back spirit, and available 19-inch wheels. However, take both these sedans for a ride, and you’ll find a completely different experience behind the wheel of each. Stick with us as we explore the 2020 Volkswagen Passat vs Honda Accord. Until then, stop by Volkswagen of Gainesville to take the 2020 Volkswagen Passat for a test drive and feel the sporty and smooth cruises for yourself.
Get Ready for a Turbocharged Drive
When you ride in the 2020 Volkswagen Passat, you always have speed, power, and precision in your drive thanks to the standard turbocharged 2.0L TSI® Engine. With 174 horsepower and 206 lb-ft torque, you’ll experience rapid acceleration and roaring drives as you rush down I-75 toward Ocala. Not to mention you’ll also have EPA-estimated 34-highway mpg to get your around Florida efficiently.
A 6-speed automatic transmission also comes with sport mode to help you enjoy a precise ride without lag. Take the drive at your pace by entering Tiptronic® mode and manually shifting through gears. You can also opt for track-inspired paddle shifters to enhance your precision with shifting power always at your fingertips.
By comparison, the 2020 Honda Accord packs a standard 1.5T 4-cylinder motor with 192 horsepower and 192 torque. You’ll experience a fun ride around town, but you’ll also ride with 14 less lb-ft torque than you’ll find in the Volkswagen Passat, which makes a big difference when it comes to the rapid acceleration you’ll feel when taking off from traffic lights.
The 2020 Honda Accord also packs a CVT gearbox with Sport Mode. For the ride, it’s all about preference here—but there’s no denying the six speeds from the Volkswagen Passat makes for a drive that’s always tailored to your needs.
For performance, the Volkswagen Passat drives off with a win thanks to the extra torque you’ll find under the hood.
A Ride Tailored to Everyone
The 2020 Volkswagen Passat considers all your passengers—not just the driver. That’s why features like available dual-zone climate controls bring the comfort for you and your rider. Meanwhile, air vents in the back allow your rear-seat riders to direct the airflow and fan power to their comfort zones. Also, two available rear charging ports keep your backseat passengers topped off for the entire ride without any awkward cord tangles from using USB charging ports in the front.
Don’t worry about messes along the way—available V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces are always easy to clean for any spills or dirt tracked inside. Yet, their design still exudes the sporty luxury you’d expect from genuine leather—it’s the best of all worlds when it comes to upholstery.
To help you keep the ride fun, an MIB II 6.3-inch touchscreen is standard with Bluetooth, SiriusXM® radio, and App-Connect with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ for getting back to texts and listening to your saved playlists. Upgrade to the Volkswagen Passat SEL, and 2.5D Navigation is thrown into your infotainment to help you find the best restaurants, points of interest, and routes around Gainesville.
Step inside the 2020 Honda Accord, and you’ll find a spacious interior—but in the back, you won’t find two USB ports like you would in the 2020 VW Passat. Instead, you’ll have one USB port in the front and an available USB port on the center console. Also, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and SiriusXM radio aren’t standard across all trims, but instead an available option.
For offering more USB charging ports and more standard technology, the 2020 VW Passat wins for the interior.
Keeping the Exhilarating Drives Safe
Anywhere you drive in the 2020 Volkswagen Passat is filled with safety thanks to standard and available driver-assists. With standard Volkswagen Intelligent Crash Response System, your 2020 Passat powers off your fuel pump, unlocks your doors, and turns on your hazard lights during a collision to ensure you’re safe during the event. Meanwhile, available features like Forward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Monitoring, Blind Spot Alert, Lane Keeping System, Park Distance Control, and Parking Steering Assistant keep you safe during all your drives across the Gainesville, FL area.
Inside the 2020 Honda Accord, you’ll also get available Blind Spot Assist. However, you won’t find features like Parking Steering Assistant to help you enter those ultra-tight parallel parking spaces to dent-free with ease.
Volkswagen Passat: Legendary Rides Await You in Gainesville
Get behind the wheel of a car that’s fast, fun, and easy to drive by visiting Volkswagen of Gainesville and test driving the 2020 VW Passat. While on the road, feel free to play around with the Tiptronic shifting and performance settings. If any questions come to mind about trims or packages, feel free to ask, and we’ll help you find a 2020 Volkswagen Passat for sale that fits your needs.
When you stop by Volkswagen of Gainesville, you’re visiting a local dealer that’s a proud member of the Morgan Auto Group. Since 2004, this team has branched out to 34 different locations across the Tampa area, offering impeccable customer service and assistance for all your automotive needs along the way.
Also, while you’re here, check out our Lifetime Warranty. For unlimited miles and time, your engine, transmission, and drive axle are all covered. Want a used VW Passat? It’s all good—when you buy through us, every used car passes an extensive background check first.