2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Hyundai Elantra

Comparison image of a silver 2018 Volkswagen Passat and a blue 2018 Hyundai Elantra

Are you in the market for a new mid-size sedan that offers excellent engine performance and fuel economy? If so, then there are several excellent options for you to consider in the National City, CA area. Two of the best options available for customers to explore are the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and the 2018 Hyundai Elantra. You are probably wondering which of these two options is the best option for you.

If you are interested in finding out whether the 2018 Passat or the 2018 Elantra is the better option, you will need to see how the two sedans match up against one another. For the sake of this comparison, we will be evaluating the base model and engine options of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Hyundai Elantra. Let’s take a look at how these two mid-size sedan options stack up against one another!

2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Hyundai Elantra

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine Base Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine
174 Horsepower Engine Power 147 Horsepower
184 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 132 Pound-Feet
25 MPG / 36 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 29 MPG / 38 MPG

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The table above compares the engine specifications for the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Hyundai Elantra. As you can see, the 2018 Passat has the significant advantage over the 2018 Elantra in engine power and torque. However, the 2018 Elantra offers slightly better fuel economy than the 2018 Passat. The 2018 Volkswagen Passat really sets itself apart from the 2018 Hyundai Elantra with the excellent features it has available. Some of the better features available on the 2018 VW Passat include:

  • VW Car-Net® Guide & Inform
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear View Camera System
  • Climatronic® Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Fender® Premium Audio System
  • Many More!

If you are interested in checking out the great engine performance and features offered by the 2018 Volkswagen Passat, contact the staff at South Bay Volkswagen today! Our team is happy to answer any questions that you may have. Stop by our dealership in National City, CA to test drive the 2018 VW Passat today!