2021 Nissan Altima vs. 2021 Volkswagen Passat

Image Comparison

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What is the main difference between Altima and Passat?

Two Sedans with more similarities, such as the body structure, starting price, ground shadow size, height, and maximum occupancy, than differences, like the horsepower and fuel economy. And finally, the 2021 Nissan Altima has a more powerful engine than the 2021 Volkswagen Passat, but it gets 2.5 more miles on a gallon of fuel. Among similarities are the body structure, starting price, ground shadow size, height, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 2.5 L, Auto, FWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, FWD
MSRP
MSRP
$24,300
$23,995
Engine
Engine
2.5 L/152
2.0 L/121
Horsepower
Horsepower
188 hp
174 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
City MPG
City MPG
27 - 28 MPG
24 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
37 - 39 MPG
36 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
31 - 32 MPG
28 MPG
Width
Width
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
72.9 in
72.2 in
Length
Length
192.9 in
193.6 in
Height
Height
56.7 - 57.4 in
58 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
111.2 in
110.4 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
97.7 ft2
97.1 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
38 - 39.2 in
38.3 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
43.8 in
42.4 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
58.2 in
56.9 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
36.7 - 36.9 in
37.8 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
35.2 in
39.1 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
57.1 in
57 in

Costs

2021 Nissan Altima

2021 Volkswagen Passat

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$1,500 - $1,650
$1,700
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
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Lease Due
Lease Due
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Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
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