|2016 Honda Accord Touring||2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium|
|278-hp, 3.5-liter V6||Engine||280-hp, 3.6-liter V6|
|**34-mpg hwy, 21-mpg city||Fuel Economy||28-mpg hwy, 20-mpg city|
2016 Honda Accord Touring vs 2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
Midsize sedans continue to offer some of the most exciting features and technologies in a vehicle that is fun to drive and fuel efficient. What makes them even more exciting is when there is a V6 engine packed under the hood, which is exactly what we have here with the 2016 Honda Accord Touring vs the 2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium comparison.
Both the 2016 Honda Accord Touring and the 2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium are the top trim in their lineup, so you will be getting plenty of great features in either one of these vehicles. However, all of those great features, such as leather trimmed seats, a 360-watt, 7-speaker sound system, and a 10-way power adjustable driver seat in the 2016 Accord Touring will cost over $2,000 less than what the equivalent features in the 2016 VW Passat V6 SEL Premium would.
Better Fuel Economy in the 2016 Honda Accord Touring
While the 2016 Honda Accord Touring vs the 2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium comparison is close in many areas, one that is not close at all is fuel economy. As the table above shows, the Accord offers far better fuel economy from its V6 engine than the Passat’s engine does. This goes for both on the highway, where the Accord has a +6 mpg advantage, and in the city, where the Accord has a +1 mpg advantage.
The best way to settle the 2016 Honda Accord Touring vs 2016 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium comparison is to actually test drive each of the vehicles. If you would like to set up a test drive in the 2016 Honda Accord, please get in touch with one of our Planet Honda sales team members.
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
**21 city/34 highway/26 combined mpg rating for V-6 models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.