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Compare Volkswagen Passat B8 facelift [1.5 TSI] vs Toyota Avalon 5 [2.5 Hybrid]

Reviews

Neo score
38%
46%
Pros
  • Good space inside
  • Punchy diesel engine
  • Handsome styling
  • Good 0.27 drag coefficient
  • Good interior space
  • Exceptional reliability
Cons
  • PHEV nonsense
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Ugly
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Uninspiring handling

Price

MSRP
35875 USD
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Variants

1.5 TSI
1.5 TSI DSG
1.6 TDI DSG
2.0 TDI 122 DSG
2.0 TDI 150
2.0 TDI 150 DSG
2.0 TDI 190 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 190 DSG
2.0 TDI 200 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TDI 200 DSG
2.0 TDI 240 4MOTION DSG
2.0 TSI 190 DSG
2.0 TSI 272 4MOTION DSG
GTE
2.5 Hybrid
3.5

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
586 L / 20.7 cu-ft ~ 1152 L / 40.7 cu-ft
456 L / 16.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.3 L / 4.5 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
630 kg / 1389 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
215/60 R16, 215/55 R17
215/55 R17, 235/45 R18
Turning Circle
11.7 m / 38.4 ft
11.5 m / 37.7 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
13.0 kWh (gross) | 10.4 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door hybrid Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
145 mm / 5.7 in
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1483 mm / 58.4 in
1435 mm / 56.5 in
Size | Length
4775 mm / 188.0 in
4976 mm / 195.9 in
Size | Width
1832 mm / 72.1 in | 2083 mm / 82.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1849 mm / 72.8 in
Track Width | Front
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1564.0 mm / 61.6 in
1615.0 mm / 63.6 in
Weight
1350.0 kg / 2976.2 lbs
1650.0 kg / 3637.6 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5 J x 16, 7J x 17
17 in, 18 in
Wheelbase
2786 mm / 109.7 in
2870 mm / 113.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
8.3 sec
CO2 Emission
117 ~ 122 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.27
Electric Range
68.0 km / 42.3 mi
Fuel Economy
5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (combined) | 6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (urban) | 4.2 L/100km / 56.0 MPG (highway)
5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (combined) | 5.5 L/100km / 42.8 MPG (urban) | 5.3 L/100km / 44.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph
Towing Capacity
710 kg / 1565 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
Engine
DPCA
A25A-FXS
Engine | Bore
74.5 mm / 2.9 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
14.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.5 L / 91.4 cu-in / 1498.0 cc
2.5 L / 152.2 cu-in / 2494.0 cc
Engine | Power
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 5000-6000 rpm
176.0 hp / 131.2 kW @ 5700 rpm + 120.0 hp / 89.5 kW (electric motor)
Engine | Specific Output
100.1 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
70.6 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
80.0 mm / 3.1 in
Engine | Torque
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-3500 rpm
221 Nm / 163.0 lb-ft @ 3600-5200 rpm + 202 Nm / 149.0 lb-ft
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
8-speed or CVT
Transmission | Type
Manual
e-CVT

Production

Availability
2019
2018
Debut
2018 NAIAS
Made In
USA, China
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