2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry

Picking out your next midsize sedan can be a challenge, but we're here to help. Rather than digging through brochures and spec sheets, why not compare two top models in the segment right here. We've done all the research for you to match up the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry. Let's dive in and see which vehicle best meets your driving needs and desires.

The Passat has received quite a few exciting changes for the 2016 model year, including an upgraded and stunning design. We'll let the photos of the Passat do the talking there, but we also want to talk about the model's new infotainment capabilities. In addition to a new standard MIB II touchscreen infotainment system, the Passat also offers available VW Car-Net App-Connect, allowing you easy and seamless connection to your smartphone apps through Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. The Camry, on the other hand, offers variations of the Entune Audio system.

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2016 Volkswagen Passat VS 2016 Toyota Camry
170 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 178 hp, 170 lb-ft of torque
25 city/38 hwy Base Fuel Economy 25 city/35 hwy
42.4 in/39.1 in. Legroom (front/rear) 41.6 in./38.9 in.
15.9 cu ft Cargo Space 15.4 cu ft

Difference Between the 2016 VW Passat and 2016 Toyota Camry

There's no doubt you'll find many more exciting features in the Passat, including standard features like a rearview camera and a USB port. But what about the driving experience? Well, under the hood the Passat comes with a turbocharged engine that delivers significantly more torque, and better highway fuel economy, than the Camry's standard power plant. Both vehicles also offer an available V6 engine, but the Passat's delivers more power with 280 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The Camry is also available as a hybrid.

As you can see from the chart above, the 2016 Passat is also spacious, making it both a sporty and upscale midsize model. After comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry, it's clear that VW's midsize sedan checks all the right boxes. If you'd like to learn more or schedule a test drive, contact us today at Stokes Volkswagen.

family driving inside the 2016 vw passat
upgraded interior design in the 2016 vw passat
2016 vw passat in black
rear bumper design on the 2016 vw passat in red paint color