Model Compare

Comparing the "2013 Nissan Altima" and "2013 Volkswagen Passat"

Overview

MSRP

$21,760

$20,845

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

26

Engine

182-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)

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

Transmission

2-speed CVT 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

$22,570

$21,640

MSRP

$21,760

$20,845

Invoice Price

$20,356

$19,990

Destination Charge

$810

$795

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

26

City MPG

27

22

Highway MPG

38

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Not available

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Not available

Standard

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Not available

Available: Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Urethane

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Urethane

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-radio display

Analog

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

3

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Regular

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Available

Map Light

Front & rear

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Not available

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Available: Carpeted front & rear

Available: Rubber front & rear

USB Ports

Standard

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Standard

Not available

Specifications

Length

191.5 "

191.6 "

Wheelbase

109.3 "

110.4 "

Front Track

62.4 "

62.1 "

Rear Track

62.4 "

61.0 "

Width

72.0 "

72.2 "

Turning Radius

18.1 '

18.2 '

Height

57.9 "

58.5 "

Horsepower

182 @ 6,000 rpm

170 @ 5,700 rpm

Torque

180 @ 4,000 rpm

177 @ 4,250 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

18.0 gal.

18.5 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.50 / 3.94 "

3.25 / 3.65 "

Drag Coefficient

.30

.29

Curb Weight

3,108 lbs.

3,166 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,211 lbs.

4,431 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

Not available

1,000 lbs.

Passenger Volume

102 cu.ft.

102 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

45.0 "

42.4 "

Front Headroom

40.0 "

38.3 "

Front Hip Room

54.0 "

Not available

Front Shoulder Room

56.4 "

56.9 "

Rear Legroom

36.1 "

39.1 "

Rear Headroom

37.1 "

37.8 "

Rear Hip Room

52.1 "

Not available

Rear Shoulder Room

56.4 "

57.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

15.4 cu.ft.

15.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

15.4 cu.ft.

15.9 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

Not available

Not available

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

15.4 cu.ft.

15.9 cu.ft.

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