2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Toyota Camry

Sometimes you just need a true four-door sedan. Something with plenty of room for four people, room in the trunk, and some power to put to those wheels would be nice too. A lot of people like to turn to Toyota when word sedan comes up, but Toyota only knows how to make things boring and dull. Let us show you exactly what we mean with this 2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Toyota Camry comparison.

First you can look at the two of them side by side. The Passat has a refined style that speaks to the German engineering that went on behind the scenes. The Camry on the other hand looks like some bug-eyed monster with a frown on its face. They tried to turn something boring into something interesting and only ended up with an ugly result. Looks aren’t everything however. Let’s see how the two compare under the hood and in the interior.

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2017 Volkswagen Passat VS 2017 Toyota Camry
$22,440 Base MSRP $23,070
280 Max Horsepower 268
42.4”/39.1” Front/Rear Legroom 41.6”/38.9”
18.5 Gallons Fuel Capacity 17.0 Gallons

2017 VW Passat beats the competition

Now you’ve looked at the two of them side by side, and you’ve studied the chart we supplied above, have you come to a clear answer yet? Even if you haven’t let us go over some of those numbers in more detail so that we can paint a clearer picture.

If you are looking for an affordable four-door sedan with a lot of value, then it’s clear that the Passat can help you out at that wonderful base model price point, and that still comes with a turbocharged engine. If you are looking for something with power, then you can always consider the V6 VW Passat, which has a horsepower rating that puts the Camry’s available V6 to shame.

Power and price aren’t the only things to consider either. You have to consider the interior and the usability. The Volkswagen gives both front and rear passengers more room to stretch their legs and with a larger fuel tank, your car can stretch its distance between gas stations farther too. Before you bring up fuel economy, let us cut you off. Both of these vehicles in their base model configurations have an EPA estimated combined fuel economy of 28 mpg.

Since the Passat clearly came out on top, we wouldn’t blame you if you started leaning that way. We can help you find your ideal 2017 Volkswagen Passat right here at Neftin Volkswagen in Thousand Oaks, CA. We hope to see you soon!

2017 Volkswagen Passat side view black
2017 Volkswagen Passat interior view tan with dash and steering wheel
2017 Volkswagen Passat interior view black seats
2017 Volkswagen Passat front vie with grille silver

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