Volkswagen Passat vs Honda Accord

VW Passat

If you’re looking for a sedan in the Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, and Harrisburg area, you have a lot of choices. Two of the most popular being undoubtedly the VW Passat and Honda Accord. Both are filled with tons of features that elevate your commutes, but how do you know which one is right for you?

To help you decide, Faulkner Volkswagen has created this 2019 Volkswagen Passat vs. Honda Accord comparison. Below, you can see the differences between each model, allowing you to make a choice that suits your needs. Let’s jump right in.

2019 Volkswagen Passat Inventory

2019 VW Passat vs 2019 Accord – Interior Space  

VW Passat InteriorBeing uncomfortable inside of your vehicle makes any drive a task. However, while inside these two sedans, you’ll find all of the room you and your passengers need. Although there are a lot of similarities, there are some notable differences, as well.

Both sedans can seat up to five people in the spacious cabin. Some of those travel buddies might feel slightly more cramped in the Accord than they will in the Volkswagen Passat. For example, the headroom in the front of the VW Passat measures in at 37.8 inches and the rear shoulder room comes in at 57 inches flat.

In the 2019 Accord, you will find less headroom in the front, coming in at 37.3 inches, as well as a tighter shoulder section in the back with only 56.5 inches.

Volkswagen Passat vs Honda Accord – Seating

Luxury isn’t all about looking great, it’s about feeling great as well. And with the lavish features included in these sedans, you’ll feel like royalty. This is especially true when it comes to the VW Passat seating. Standardly, drivers will receive an 8-way power adjustable seat, allowing you to find the perfect setting for your comfort.

Additionally, all others in the vehicle can get cozy in the comfort seats which come in V-Tex leatherette trim. Plus, heated front seats also come standard, ideal for those brisk mornings.

Though the seating in the Honda Accord looks and feels great, you’re going to get a lot less on the base model. Unlike the Volkswagen Passat, there is no power-adjustable driver’s seat. Though the Accord does have the option to have leather and heated seating, it is not standard, meaning you’ll have to buy a higher trim to receive those deluxe accommodations.

2019 VW Passat vs 2019 Accord – Warranty

VW PassatHaving coverage is important on the road, especially with a new vehicle. While both sedans offer solid warranties, Volkswagen is known for having one of the top runners in the industry.

With the VW Passat, you’ll have The People First Warranty. This is a 6-year/72,000 Miles (whichever comes first) new vehicle limited warranty1, which tops of the charts. Though the Accord is covered, it is for less coming in at 3 years/36,000 miles (whichever comes first).

2019 Volkswagen Passat vs Honda Accord – Verdict

If you want a vehicle that offers more interior space and luxury, as well as coverage that will last you for years to come, then Faulkner Volkswagen thinks the VW Passat is for you. To see for yourself, schedule a test drive in the Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, and Harrisburg area today!


1 6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2018 and newer VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. Remainder of warranty coverage transfers to subsequent vehicle owner. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.