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Here's how the 2021 Volkswagen Passat and the 2021 Hyundai Sonata measure up.
$23,995
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$23,950
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
28 32 -
Size
193.6" length, 58" height 192.9" length, 56.9" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Gray / Black

Black / Copper

Dark Gray

Black

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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 Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 16 X 6.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 16 X 6.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
206 @ 1700 181 @ 4000 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.5 L/152 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 5200 191 @ 6100 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
666.00 mi 562.40 mi -
Cruising Range - City
444.00 mi 414.40 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG 32 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 MPG 38 MPG -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in 12 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 11.8 in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal 14.8 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.4 ft 35.9 ft -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P205/65HR16 -
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P205/65HR16 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3314 lbs 3120 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room
57 in 56.1 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in 73.2 in -
Wheelbase
110.4 in 111.8 in -
Passenger Volume
102 ft³ 104.4 ft³ -
Second Head Room
37.8 in 38.4 in -
Track Width, Rear
61 in 63.8 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A 54.6 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 63.5 in -
Front Head Room
38.3 in 40 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
193.6 in 192.9 in -
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³ 16 ft³ -
Height, Overall
58 in 56.9 in -
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 34.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 57.9 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in 5.3 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A 54.4 in -
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 46.1 in -

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