2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Ford Fusion

2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Ford Fusion

Can’t choose between the 2018 Volkswagen Passat vs the 2018 Ford Fusion? We’ve created a comparison of these two sedans to help you make your decision. We found that drivers who favor vehicles with great technology and entertainment features will prefer the 2018 Volkswagen Passat over its competitor.

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat can be found in six trim levels: S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, GT and SEL Premium. This selection of models provides shoppers with more options than the 2018 Ford Fusion’s five trim levels: S, SE, Titanium, Platinum and V6 Sport. The 2018 Passat’s standard engine is also more powerful than the 2018 Ford Fusion’s, producing 174 horsepower and 184-pound-feet of torque compared to the 2018 Fusion’s output of 173 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque.

2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Ford Fusion

6 Trim Levels 5
184 ft-lbs. Standard Torque 174 ft-lbs.
Six Standard Speakers Four
5 Inches Touchscreen Size 4.2 Inches

2018 Volkswagen Passat Technology Features

Technology features found in the 2018 Volkswagen Passat are more exciting than those found in the 2018 Ford Fusion. The sound system found in the 2018 Volkswagen Passat’s base trim utilizes six speakers, while the 2018 Ford Fusion’s standard audio system only includes four speakers. Bluetooth, a CD player, one USB port and an auxiliary audio jack comes standard in both sedans.

Comparing the infotainment systems installed in the two sedans reveals several key differences as well. A five-inch touchscreen display come standard in the 2018 Passat, while the 2018 Fusion’s standard touchscreen display is only 4.2 inches large. 2018 Passat owners also have access to Volkswagen Car-Net, a suite of exclusive convenience and safety features that integrate with users’ smart devices.

Standard 2018 Volkswagen Passat exterior color options include: Titanium Beige Metallic, Fortana Red Metallic, Pure White, Reflex Silver Metallic, Platinum Gray Metallic, Tourmaline Blue Metallic and Deep Black Pearl Metallic.