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2017 Nissan Altima vs 2017 Volkswagen Passat

The midsize sedan class is always one of those vehicle segments full of options. Usually, there are far too many options for buyers to sort through them all. But we don't want you to settle for a vehicle that doesn't completely meet your driving needs. That's why we're here to help you choose the right sedan by comparing the 2017 Nissan Altima vs the 2017 Volkswagen Passat.

Let's start with this comparison by talking about engine specs. Both models do tend to deliver plenty of power, but when comparing standard engine horsepower, the Altima does have a bit of an edge. When it comes to available engine options, the Altima and Passat are also right in-line with each other, with each offering a V6 power plant for those who desire a power boost.

The big difference when it comes to engine specs, however, is fuel efficiency. The Altima stands high above the Passat in this area thanks to its impressive capability to achieve up to 27 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The Passat remains well behind for both figures.

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2017 Nissan Altima VS 2017 Volkswagen Passat
179 hp Standard Engine Horsepower 170 hp
3.5-liter V6 Available Engine 3.6-liter V6
45.0 inches Front Seat Legroom 42.4 inches
Up to 27 city/39 hwy MPG Up to 23 city/34 hwy

Differences Between 2017 Altima vs 2017 Passat

Inside, both models should deliver plenty of spaciousness. Yet, the Altima really stands out with its impressive front seat legroom of 45.0 inches. No matter how tall you are or how much you want to stretch out, it should never be an issue with the Altima.

Elsewhere in the interior, the Altima comes standard with features like an Advanced Drive-Assist Display and push-button start, something you'd have to pay extra for in the Passat. When it comes to infotainment, both vehicles have their options, but the largest display you'll find on the Passat is 6.33 inches. The Altima, on the other hand, offers a large available 7-inch option for easy connectivity.

We'd love to share more with you about the 2017 Nissan Altima vs the 2017 Volkswagen Passat, but we can't include everything here. To learn more or to schedule a test drive, simply contact us at Kenosha Nissan.

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