2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Nissan Sentra

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, it can be difficult to sift through all of the information out there to find the model that best fits your wants and needs. Whether you know in general what you are looking for or even if you have no clue where to start, looking at model comparisons is a helpful way to see what two similar models offer and to help you realize what it is that you want and need in a vehicle. This comparison pits two popular sedan models against each other, the 2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Nissan Sentra.

While the Sentra has a lower price point, it lacks the power, convenience, and space that the Passat offers. The Passat has dual-zone automatic climate control and 15.9 ft3 of cargo space, which the Sentra does not. The Sentra does have a higher fuel economy estimate with 30 combined MPG compared to the Passat’s 27 combined MPG, however the Passat has a larger fuel tank and therefore has a larger maximum fuel range, allowing you to stop at the pump less. The Passat has a 499.5 mile fuel range, while the Sentra has a maximum fuel range of 396 miles. Let’s take a closer look at some of the key differences in these vehicles.

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2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Nissan Sentra
1.8-liter I4 Engine 1.8-liter I4
170 Horsepower Horsepower 124 Horsepower
Standard Daytime Running Lights Not Available
15.9 ft3 Cargo Capacity 15.1 ft3

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The Volkswagen Passat is comfortable and stylish, with a sleek exterior design that features smooth lines that elongate the body and up to eight color options, including sporty options like Fortana Red Metallic or Reef Blue Metallic.

The interior design of the Passat is family-friendly, with a spacious rear seat and many amenities to keep everyone comfortable. VW Car-Net® App-Connect allows you to plug in your smartphone and gain access to apps and phone capabilities on your touchscreen display. A rearview camera system and a suite of driver assistance features help you to stay safe and confident behind the wheel.

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2017 VW Passat front fascia
2017 VW Passat dashboard
2017 VW Passat cabin space
2017 VW Passat aerodynamic design

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