Your car comparison

Here's how the 2013 Volkswagen Passat and the 2013 Mazda Mazda6 measure up.
$20,845
Starting MSRP
$20,725
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

170.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

-
Combined MPG
26 24 -
Size
191.6" length, 58.5" height 193.700" length, 57.900" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

-

Interior color

Interior color

Camel

Black / Copper

Black

-

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

-

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 16.0 x 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A 16.0 x 4.0 in -
Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 16.0 x 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 590 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 100 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5700 170 @ 6000 -
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas I4 -
Displacement
2.5L/151 2.5L/152 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 4250 167 @ 4000 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 24 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
592.00 mi 555.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
407.00 mi 388.50 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 21 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
N/A w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
N/A w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x 1.0 in 11.800 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 x 0.4 in 11.000 x -TBD- in -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal 18.500 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.4 ft 35.400 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 16.200 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.930 -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P205/65HR16 -
Front Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P205/65HR16 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A T115/70D16 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3166 lbs 3268 lbs -

Dimensions

Wheelbase
110.4 in 109.800 in -
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 42.500 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Second Hip Room
N/A 55.900 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A 55.100 in -
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³ 16.600 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
57.0 in 56.500 in -
Track Width, Rear
61.0 in 62.400 in -
Passenger Volume
102.0 ft³ 101.900 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 57.300 in -
Second Head Room
37.8 in 37.300 in -
Length, Overall
191.6 in 193.700 in -
Front Head Room
38.3 in 39.400 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in 72.400 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
58.5 in 57.900 in -
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 38.000 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in 5.100 in -
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 62.800 in -

Edit car