2017 Volkswagen Passat vs 2017 Ford Fusion

New car shopping can be stressful because of all the options out there and the immense amount of information available on every model. All of the information at your fingertips can be a blessing and a curse, because as we all know too much of anything can be overwhelming. Everyone likes a hotdog at the ballgame but only a handful of people are entering a hot dog eating contest, and this same principle applies to most things in life. Too much information can be intimidating if you aren’t sure what information you are looking for. Allow us to peel back the curtain on two of the most economical cars on the market, the 2017 Volkswagen Passat and the 2017 Ford Fusion. Get all of the key facts regarding the differences and similarities between the 2017 Volkswagen Passat and the 2017 Ford Fusion right here.

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2017 Volkswagen Passat Versus 2017 Ford Fusion
1.8L Turbocharged Standard Engine 2.5L I-4
170 Horsepower 175
34 MPG Highway Fuel Efficiency 32 MPG Highway
184 LB-FT Torque 275 LB-FT

The major drivetrain features of the 2107 Volkswagen Passat and the 2017 Ford Fusion have been displayed for you in the above chart.

Style & Safety

Both the 2017 Volkswagen Passat and the 2017 Ford Fusion are superbly styled and exceptionally equipped. The lean and long body line of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat give it an understated elegance. The classic contours of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat connect with the contemporary design to deliver an eye-catching sedan. Splendidly styled and stocked with standard safety features the 2017 Volkswagen Passat is the complete package. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has made the 2017 Volkswagen Passat a “Top Safety Pick” and was awarded a “5-Star” safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2017 Volkswagen Passat earned these awards by implementing high-strength steel in the exterior body panels and front and rear crumple zones that absorb the energy of a collision. Also keeping everyone safe in the event of an accident is the 2017 Volkswagen Passat’s Intelligent Crash Response System which will automatically turn off the fuel pump, activate the hazard lights and unlock the doors for first responders if a collision is strong enough to deploy the airbags. The automatic post-collision braking system knows that a collision doesn’t end on impact and will apply the brakes to bring the 2017 Volkswagen Passat to a stop after the initial impact, helping minimize damage and injuries. Safety features like blind spot monitoring, rear traffic alert and lane departure warning help prevent an accident from ever taking place, so you can drive with complete peace of mind. You can experience all the performance and safety features of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat on a test drive at EVS Volkswagen today.

Side interior view of 2017 Volkswagen Passat
Driver cockpit view of 2017 Volkswagen Passat
Driver cockpit view of 2017 Ford Fusion
Side view of front passenger seats of 2017 Ford Fusion