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2018 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Volkswagen Passat

2018 nissan altima vs 2018 volkswagen passat

Nowadays, drivers have more information at their disposal than ever when it comes to the car-buying process. At just the tip of their finger, drivers can find all the key model information they need to make an informed decision. However, with so much information available, having to sift through it all to make a choice can seem overwhelming! That's where we can come in.

We create these model comparison pages so that drivers can see how some of the most popular vehicle models available today stack up directly with one another. We find that it helps cut down on confusion to see model information side-by-side. For this comparison, we're going to be looking at two of the most popular car models available today, the 2018 Nissan Altima and 2018 Volkswagen Passat. To see which offers the most value to drivers, we're going to look at their fuel economy, power and interior dimensions. Let's get started!

View Our 2018 Nissan Altima Inventory

2018 Nissan Altima
2018 Volkswagen Passat
32 MPG Fuel Economy (Combined) 29 MPG
179 HP Horsepower 174 HP
102 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 102 Cubic Feet
15.4 Cubic Feet Interior Cargo Volume 15.9 Cubic Feet

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As you can see by looking at the measurements and capabilities of both models why they're both so popular among drivers! In fact, this may be one of our closest comparisons yet! However, when you look at the two side-by-side, it's clear that the 2018 Nissan Altima holds the edge over the 2018 Volkswagen Passat.

When it comes to interior space and dimensions for passengers and cargo, the 2018 Nissan Altima and 2018 Volkswagen Passat are practically dead even with one another. Where we see the 2018 Altima pull ahead of the 2018 Passat is in power and fuel efficiency. Not only does the 2018 Nissan Altima offer a better fuel economy, but it does so while also offering more power than the 2018 Volkswagen Passat.

As great as all those specifications and measurements are, they don't matter much if the car model isn't also safe. Not a problem for the 2018 Nissan Altima as it also comes with some of the latest and most advanced safety features available today. Together, these safety features and driver-assist technologies make the driver more aware and less fatigued while driving the 2018 Nissan Altima. Available features include:

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert 

  • Blind Spot Warning 

  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning 

  • Automatic Emergency Braking 

  • Intelligent Cruise Control 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Nissan Altima? Ready to get behind the wheel of one for yourself? Contact our staff at Arlington Nissan for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 

front view of gray 2018 nissan altima against white background
rear bumper view of gray 2018 nissan altima against white background
front interior of 2018 nissan altima including seats, dashboard and center infotainment system
2018 nissan altima with hood open showing engine