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Here's how the 2021 Volkswagen Passat and the 2021 Audi A8 e measure up.
$23,995
Starting MSRP
60 TFSI e quattro
$95,900
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

174.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

443.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Plug-In Electric/Gas)

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Combined MPG
28 23 -
Size
193.6" length, 58" height 208.7" length, 58.6" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Gray / Black

Black / Copper

Black

Pearl Beige

Walnut

Cashmere

Sarder Brown

Caramel

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 19 X 9 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 19 X 9 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

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

Engine

Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.0 L/183 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
206 @ 1700 516 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 5200 443 @ 5000 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 MPG N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
666.00 mi N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A 53 -
Cruising Range - City
444.00 mi N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 15.8 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 13.8 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal 17.2 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.4 ft 42.3 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P255/45HR19 -
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P255/45HR19 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3314 lbs 5335 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 59.1 in -
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 64.7 in -
Passenger Volume
102 ft³ N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in 76.6 in -
Second Shoulder Room
57 in 57.6 in -
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 44.3 in -
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³ 10.4 ft³ -
Second Head Room
37.8 in 38.5 in -
Length, Overall
193.6 in 208.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in N/A -
Front Head Room
38.3 in 38.3 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
110.4 in 123.2 in -
Height, Overall
58 in 58.6 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 41.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
61 in 64.3 in -

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