2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Ford Fusion

Split screen images of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and the 2018 Ford Fusion

The humble sedan has a lot to offer car shoppers looking for a daily commuter vehicle or a smaller family hauler. Not only do they most often come with a smaller price tag, but fuel efficiency scores outshine larger crossover and SUV models making them great for drivers on a budget. Two of the more practical sedans on the market right now are the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and the 2018 Ford Fusion that each brings something a little different to the table.

Find specs and a standard feature comparison of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and the 2018 Ford Fusion below.



2018 Volkswagen Passat

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2018 Ford Fusion

$22,995 Starting MSRP $22,120
25/36 Fuel Economy 21/32
15.9 cubic feet Cargo Space 16.0 cubic feet
Yes Apple CarPlay No

Standard Feature Comparison

The base trim levels of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and the 2018 Ford Fusion are both fairly basic and great for car shoppers interested in a quality vehicle with a budget-friendly price tag. For car shoppers interested in more amenities, each model does offer higher trim levels with driver assistance, added technology and connectivity, and additional creature comforts.

With that being said, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Ford Fusion are decently equipped for the price. Both vehicles will offer 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, and USB ports as standard. The 2018 VW Passat also offers dual-zone automatic climate control, a power driver's seat, and an available Driver Assistance package that includes blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. We think the inclusion of these additional standard features coupled with the better fuel economy scores more than make up for the slight price increase of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat.

While researching is important, we think the best way to get a feel for what the 2018 Volkswagen Passat offers is to see it in person and take it for a drive. Stop by the Volkswagen of South Mississippi dealership in D'iberville today to see what it is really made of. While we are happy to accommodate walk-in customers, scheduling an appointment online in advance will ensure that we have the model ready and waiting for your arrival.

The Volkswagen of South Mississippi dealership is located at 11689 Bobby Eleuterius Boulevard in D'iberville, Mississippi. Stop by or give us a call today.