2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Volkswagen Passat parked by a lighthouse vs 2018 Toyota Camry parked out side a building with palm trees in the background

When you're looking for a new vehicle, it is likely that you've had to wade through quite a few sedans. There is an overabundance of sedans in the car market, making it difficult for drivers to decide which one best fits their needs. No matter what you're looking for from your new vehicle, you'll be able to find it when you begin comparing models like the 2018 Volkswagen Passat vs the 2018 Toyota Camry. While these two models are similar, with a variety of technology and safety features, they also have quite a few differences.

2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Toyota Camry

Two Engine Options Two
6-year/72,000-mile Powertrain Warranty 5-year/60,000-mile
42.4/39.1 in. Front/Rear leg room 42.1/38.0 in.
15.9 cu.ft. Cargo Volume 14.1 cu.ft.

2018 Volkswagen Passat features

When it comes to buying a new vehicle, most drivers want to make sure that they'll have it for the long haul. With a brand-new vehicle, it can be hard to think the potential problems that can arise when you've had your vehicle for a year or two. That is why most new vehicles are equipped with a variety of warranties, that can help ensure that your vehicle is in its best condition without having to break the bank if you need to fix something. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat is one of the many Volkswagen models that now has an extended six-year, 72,000-mile warranty for powertrain and bumper-to-bumper. This new warranty helps protect your vehicle longer than any other manufacturer. On the 2018 Toyota Camry, your powertrain is only under warranty for five-years, or 60,000-miles, and the bumper to bumper coverage cuts off after three-years or 36,000 miles. With the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, you won't be left high and dry should something happen to your vehicle, thanks to the improved People First warranty.

In addition to being able to feel secure in the quality of your vehicle, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat also can ensure that you and all of your passengers are also comfortable. Compared to the 2018 Toyota Camry, which provides an overall passenger volume of 100.4 cubic feet, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, which offers 102 cubic feet of passenger volume, is better equipped to handle the five-passenger capacity. Most people who have ridden in a car will tell you that having plenty of space for their legs is an important aspect of staying comfortable on the journey. In the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, passengers in the front and back seats have plenty of room to stretch their legs, with 42.4 and 39.1 inches of leg room, respectively. The 2018 Toyota Camry lowers that to 42.1 and 38.0 inches of leg room in the front and back seat. Drivers will also find plenty of space for cargo in the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, which provides 15.9 cubic feet. Schedule a test drive at Elgin Volkswagen in Elgin, IL, to experience the 2018 Volkswagen Passat for yourself.