2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Kia Optima

2018 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2018 Kia Optima

Compare Leading Mid-Size Sedans Today

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Kia Optima are both popular options, but the Passat excels in available horsepower, second-row room, and standard features. Find out more in this comparison from Jennings Volkswagen.

  • Performance: Both the Passat and the Optima come with 4-cylinder engines standard. However, the Passat offers 184 lb-ft of torque, while the Optima only reaches 178 lb-ft of torque.
  • Standard Features: The 2018 Volkswagen Passat interior comes with three 12V outlets and an 8-way power adjustable driver seat standard. Neither are included in the 2018 Kia Optima LX base trim.
  • Interior Space: The Volkswagen Passat has 39.1 inches of rear legroom, while the Kia Optima only reaches 35.6 inches, resulting in a narrower backseat for passengers on your Evanston commute.
  • V6 Availability: The Volkswagen Passat trim levels include the 3.6L V6 SEL trim which reaches 280 hp. Unfortunately, the Optima can only be equipped with an available 245 hp 2.0L 4-cylinder engine.

Find the New Volkswagen Passat for Sale Near Chicago, IL

Compare the Passat to other leading sedans like the Chevy Malibu and Nissan Altima today. Jennings Volkswagen of Glenview offers a generous new Volkswagen Passat inventory so you can choose the color, trim, and configuration of your dreams. Find out more today by calling (844) 742-1085.

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