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2017 Volkswagen Passat vs. 2017 Honda Accord Sedan

2017 passat

2017 Volkswagen Passat

2017 Honda Accord Sedan

2017 Honda Accord Sedan

The family sedan category is notoriously competitive, with many automakers competing for your hard earned dollars. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat and the 2017 Honda Accord Sedan are both well-respected models, but when you examine them up close, a big difference emerges. Find out which model delivers more upgraded performance and high tech safety in this guide from Volkswagen of Palm Springs.

V6 Performance

Both the Passat and the Accord Sedan can be equipped with available V6 engines. They’re a great choice for drivers who want a little extra power to get up to speed on highways around Cathedral City. However, the Passat is able to deliver higher performance numbers:

  • With an available 3.5L V6 engine, the Accord Sedan supplies 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Passat, with its 3.6L V6 engine, puts out 280 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.

As you can see, the Passat has the upper hand when it comes to V6 power.

Standard Active Safety

These days, more and more vehicles include high tech active safety features. These systems can alert you if a potentially dangerous situation is detected and, in certain instances, it can prevent a collision from occurring. This gives families in Palm Springs extra piece of mind while driving, and that’s why Volkswagen has included a forward collision prevention system in every Passat model. If the car ahead of you brakes suddenly, it will sound an alarm to let you know to brake. If you don’t activate the brakes, it can do so on your behalf. Looking for this feature on the Accord? You’re out of luck. You’ll need to add a costly options package.

Find Out More About the Passat

You can enjoy Passat performance on your next trip to the Salton Sea when you choose Volkswagen of Palm Springs. Our dedicated sales staff are happy to go over the advantages of this premium model, and we carry a variety of Passat trims and colors so you can get the perfect family sedan. Apply for financing ahead of time to make the buying process even easier. On top of that, you can schedule a test drive to reserve your seat. Drop in today at 67909 E. Palm Canyon Dr to see the 2017 Passat in person!

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    67909 E. Palm Canyon Dr Cathedral City, CA

    Phone: 760-770-1100


    Phone: 760-770-1100

    67909 E. Palm Canyon Dr Cathedral City, CA


    Phone: 760-770-1100

    67909 E. Palm Canyon Dr Cathedral City, CA


    Phone: 760-770-1100

    67909 E. Palm Canyon Dr Cathedral City, CA
    33.7847167 -116.4775573
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    67909 E. Palm Canyon Dr
    Cathedral City, CA, 92234 US
    Volkswagen of Palm Springs 33.7847167, -116.4775573.