2018 Volkswagen Passat vs 2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Volkswagen Passat vs the 2018 Toyota Camry

It can be difficult for drivers searching for a new sedan to choose between the 2018 Volkswagen Passat vs the 2018 Toyota Camry. Both sedans are offered in multiple trims and come equipped with numerous driver assistance, safety, comfort and entertainment features. However, there are some differences between the two that drivers should take into consideration.

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat comes in six trim levels (S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, GT and SEL Premium) compared to the 2018 Toyota Camry’s five (L, LE, SE, XSE and XLE). While there are many shared features between both sedans, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are not supported by the 2018 Camry but are available for the 2018 Passat.

2018 Volkswagen Passat


2018 Toyota Camry

6 Trim Levels 5
117.9 cubic feet Interior Volume 115.5 cubic feet
15.9 cubic feet Cargo Capacity 15.1 cubic feet
Available Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Unsupported

2018 Volkswagen Passat Storage & Features

In terms of storage space, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat again comes out on top. With an interior volume of 117.9 cubic feet and a cargo capacity of 15.9 cubic feet, the 2018 Passat slightly edges out the 2018 Camry’s interior volume of 115.5 cubic feet and 15.1 cubic feet.

Standard features for the 2018 Passat include a rearview camera, 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, a five-inch touchscreen interface, a sound system with six speakers and a CD player, an adjustable driver seat and USB connectivity. An optional driver assistance package with blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert is available as well.

2018 Volkswagen Passat safety features include: Child seat anchors, an engine immobilizer, emergency braking assist, rear door child safety locks, turn signal mirrors, stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, blind spot warning accident avoidance system and a pre-collision safety system.