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Comparing the "2012 Acura TSX" and "2012 Volkswagen Passat"

Overview

MSRP

$30,010

$20,590

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

201-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (premium)

170-hp, 2.5-liter I-5 (regular gas)

Transmission

5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual ,

6-speed manual w/OD

5-speed manual w/OD ,

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$30,905

$21,360

MSRP

$30,010

$20,590

Invoice Price

$28,256

$19,746

Destination Charge

$895

$770

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

22

22

Highway MPG

31

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Standard

Standard

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Available: Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather/aluminum

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

Analog

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

3

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Available

Map Light

Front

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Not available

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Standard

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Auto-dimming day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Available: Rubber front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

185.6 "

191.6 "

Wheelbase

106.4 "

110.4 "

Front Track

62.2 "

62.1 "

Rear Track

62.2 "

61.0 "

Width

72.4 "

72.2 "

Turning Radius

18.3 '

18.2 '

Height

56.7 "

58.5 "

Horsepower

201 @ 7,000 rpm

170 @ 5,700 rpm

Torque

170 @ 4,300 rpm

177 @ 4,250 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

18.5 gal.

18.5 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.43 / 3.90 "

3.25 / 3.64 "

Drag Coefficient

Not available

.29

Curb Weight

3,470 lbs.

3,166 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,395 lbs.

4,431 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

1,000 lbs.

1,000 lbs.

Passenger Volume

94 cu.ft.

102 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

42.4 "

42.4 "

Front Headroom

37.6 "

38.3 "

Front Hip Room

55.6 "

Not available

Front Shoulder Room

57.8 "

56.9 "

Rear Legroom

34.3 "

39.1 "

Rear Headroom

37.0 "

37.8 "

Rear Hip Room

54.2 "

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

56.1 "

57.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

14.0 cu.ft.

15.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

14.0 cu.ft.

15.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

14.0 cu.ft.

15.9 cu.ft.

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