Search by Car Make:

 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Revie...

 2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD Revie...

 2020 Jeep Compass Review By Larry N...

 2020 Jeep Compass Review By Larry N...

 The New 2021 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Co...

 The New 2021 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Co...

 WATCH LIVE: Infiniti Unveils QX60 M...

 WATCH LIVE: Infiniti Unveils QX60 M...

 Geely To Partner With Intel To Offe...

 Geely To Partner With Intel To Offe...

 2020 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD TOURING Re...

 2020 Honda CR-V 1.5T AWD TOURING Re...

 ATTENTION OIL INDUSTRY: California ...

 ATTENTION OIL INDUSTRY: California ...

 2021 Kia Seltos S Turbo AWD Review ...

 2021 Kia Seltos S Turbo AWD Review ...

 Letter from Europe. Andrew Frankl E...

 Letter from Europe. Andrew Frankl E...

 Open Letter to Chevron Lubricants -...

 Open Letter to Chevron Lubricants -...

...more
  Search News by Make:
Compare Cars Head to Head
Begin by selecting a style:
Convertible Minivan
Coupe Sedan
Crossover SUV
Hybrid Truck
Luxury Wagon

THE AUTO CHANNEL:   TACH Home | Auto News | Reviews | Media | Forums | Classifieds

NEW CAR BUYER'S GUIDE


Total Operating Costs | Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Site Map

SUV    Sedan    Truck    Van    Convertible   Coupe    Wagon   Luxury    Hybrid
Compar-A-Graphs:    Rank-By-Specs    or  4-Car Comparison
Click to print
Compare Cars Side by Side on
Features and Specifications


Vehicle 2018 Audi A3 Sedan 2.0 TFSI Premium Plus quattro AWD 2017 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T SEL Premium Auto
1 12V DC Power Outlet Yes No
140 Amp Alternator Yes Yes
14.5 Gal. Fuel Tank Yes No
18.5 Gal. Fuel Tank No Yes
1 LCD Monitor In The Front No Yes
2 LCD Monitors In The Front Yes No
2 Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
3 12V DC Power Outlets No Yes
3.87 Axle Ratio No Yes
400w Regular Amplifier No Yes
40-20-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat Yes No
4519# Gvwr 1091# Maximum Payload No Yes
4564# Gvwr 1102# Maximum Payload Yes No
4.77 Axle Ratio Yes No
4 Cylinder Engine Yes Yes
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Yes Yes
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control No Yes
4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake Yes No
60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Heated Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat No Yes
60-Amp/Hr 320CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection Yes No
61-Amp/Hr 330CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection No Yes
6-Speed A/T Yes Yes
9 Speakers No Yes
ABS Yes Yes
ABS And Driveline Traction Control Yes Yes
A/C Yes Yes
Adaptive Cruise Control No Yes
Adjustable Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Airbag Occupancy Sensor Yes Yes
Air Filtration Yes Yes
All Wheel Drive Yes No
Aluminum Wheels Yes Yes
AM/FM Stereo Yes Yes
Analog Display Yes Yes
A/T Yes Yes
Audio Theft Deterrent Yes Yes
Audi pre sense front Forward Collision Yes No
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror No Yes
Automatic Headlights Yes Yes
Automatic Parking No Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Yes Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes Yes
Black Front Windshield Trim Yes No
Black Grille w/Chrome Accents No Yes
Black Grille w/Chrome Surround Yes No
Blind Spot Monitor No Yes
Blind Spot Monitor Blind Spot Sensor No Yes
Bluetooth Connection Yes Yes
Body-Colored Door Handles Yes Yes
Body-Colored Front Bumper Yes Yes
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator Yes No
Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator No Yes
Body-Colored Rear Bumper Yes No
Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Chrome Bumper Insert No Yes
Brake Assist Yes Yes
Bucket Seats Yes Yes
Cargo Area Concealed Storage Yes No
Cargo Space Lights Yes Yes
Carpet Floor Trim No Yes
Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim Yes No
CD Player Yes Yes
Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Chrome Bodyside Moldings No Yes
Chrome Side Windows Trim No Yes
Clearcoat Paint Yes Yes
Climate Control Yes Yes
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo Yes Yes
Compass No Yes
Convenience Package -inc: LED interior lighting package and Audi smartphone interface (Android Apple and Apple CarPlay), Audi Advanced Key, keyless start, stop and entry (sensor in front doors and trunk) Yes No
Cornering Lights No Yes
Cross-Traffic Alert No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags No Yes
Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror No Yes
Day-Night Rearview Mirror Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes Yes
Delayed Accessory Power Yes Yes
Distance Pacing No Yes
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Yes Yes
Driver Air Bag Yes Yes
Driver And Passenger Door Bins Yes No
Driver And Passenger Heated-Cushion, Driver And Passenger Heated-Seatback Yes No
Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag Yes No
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination No Yes
Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror Yes No
Driver Foot Rest Yes Yes
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Driver Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Dual Moonroof Yes No
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags Yes Yes
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags Yes Yes
Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning Yes Yes
Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Yes Yes
Engine: 1.8L TSI 170 HP 16V Turbo 4-Cylinder -inc: direct injection No Yes
Engine: 2.0 TFSI 4 Cylinder 220 HP Yes No
Engine Auto Stop-Start Feature Yes No
Engine Immobilizer Yes Yes
Engine Oil Cooler Yes Yes
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st And 2nd Row Sunroof w/Sunshade Yes No
Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade No Yes
Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting Yes Yes
Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster Yes Yes
Floor Mats Yes Yes
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate Yes No
FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate and Remote Engine Start No Yes
Fog Lamps Yes Yes
Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars Yes Yes
Front And Rear Fog Lamps Yes No
Front And Rear Map Lights Yes Yes
Front Assist w/Autonomous Emergency Braking Forward Collision and Rear Cross Traffic Alert Rear Collision No Yes
Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru w/Storage Yes No
Front Cupholder Yes Yes
Front Fog Lamps No Yes
Front Head Air Bag Yes Yes
Front License Plate Bracket Yes No
Front Side Air Bag Yes Yes
Front Wheel Drive No Yes
Front-Wheel Drive No Yes
Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip Yes No
Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats Yes Yes
Full Cloth Headliner Yes Yes
Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets No Yes
Full Floor Console w/Storage and 1 12V DC Power Outlet Yes No
Full-Time All-Wheel Drive Yes No
Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto-Leveling Headlamps w/Delay-Off No Yes
Fully Galvanized Steel Panels No Yes
Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels Yes No
Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers Yes Yes
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Level, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer Yes No
Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer No Yes
Generic Sun/Moonroof Yes Yes
Hands-Free Liftgate No Yes
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage No Yes
HD Radio Yes Yes
Headlights-Auto-Leveling Yes Yes
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way power front driver seat w/4-way power lumbar adjustment and manual front passenger seat Yes No
Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: power adjustable driver seat w/power lumbar support and seat position memory and power adjustable front passenger seat w/power lumbar support No Yes
Heated Front Seat(s) Yes Yes
Heated Mirrors Yes Yes
Heated Rear Seat(s) No Yes
HID headlights Yes No
HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter No Yes
HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts Yes Yes
Illuminated Locking Glove Box Yes Yes
Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Immobilizer IV Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins No Yes
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Yes Yes
Interior Trim -inc: Chrome And Aluminum Interior Accents Yes No
Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Door Panel Insert, Simulated Wood Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents No Yes
Intermittent Wipers Yes Yes
Keyless Entry Yes Yes
Keyless Start Yes Yes
Knee Air Bag Yes No
Lane Assist Lane Departure Warning No Yes
Lane Assist Lane Keeping Assist No Yes
Lane Departure Warning No Yes
Lane Keeping Assist No Yes
Leatherette Door Trim Insert Yes Yes
Leather Gear Shift Knob No Yes
Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob Yes No
Leather Seating Surfaces Yes No
Leather Seats Yes Yes
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes
LED Brakelights Yes Yes
Light Tinted Glass Yes Yes
Low Tire Pressure Warning Yes Yes
Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints No Yes
Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints Yes No
Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column Yes Yes
Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors No Yes
Mirror Memory No Yes
MP3 Player Yes Yes
Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs Yes Yes
Multi-Zone A/C Yes Yes
Navigation System No Yes
Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners Yes Yes
Outside Temp Gauge Yes Yes
Park Pilot Automated Parking Sensors No Yes
Passenger Adjustable Lumbar No Yes
Passenger Air Bag Yes Yes
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Yes Yes
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Yes Yes
Passenger Vanity Mirror Yes Yes
Pass-Through Rear Seat Yes Yes
Perimeter Alarm Yes No
Perimeter/Approach Lights Yes Yes
Permanent Locking Hubs Yes No
Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down Yes Yes
Power Door Locks Yes Yes
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature Yes Yes
Power Driver Seat Yes Yes
Power Folding Mirrors No Yes
Power Fuel Flap Locking Type Yes Yes
Power Mirror(s) Yes Yes
Power Passenger Seat No Yes
Power Rear Windows Yes Yes
Power Steering Yes Yes
Power Windows Yes Yes
Premium Sound System No Yes
Programmable Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Auto-Leveling Daytime Running Lights Preference Setting Headlamps w/Washer and Delay-Off Yes No
Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start No Yes
Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher Yes No
Radio: Audi Concert AM/FM/1CD Player -inc: MP3 capable, SiriusXM satellite radio w/90-day trial subscription, 12-station presets, speed-dependent volume control, Audi sound system w/10 speakers w/180 watts including subwoofer, 6-channel amplifier and Bluetooth streaming audio Yes No
Radio: Discover Media AM/FM/CD/HD w/Navigation -inc: 6.3" touchscreen, USB input and aux-in, Fender premium audio system w/subwoofer, VW Car-Net Security and Service (Connected car service - limited subscription), VW Car-Net App-Connect smartphone integration and interface, VW Car-Net Guide and Inform enhanced navigation and infotainment, Bluetooth connectivity and SiriusXM satellite radio (limited-time trial subscription) No Yes
Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and External Memory Control Yes No
Radio w/Seek-Scan, MP3 Player, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Aux Audio Input Jack, Steering Wheel Controls, Voice Activation, Radio Data System, DVD-Audio and 20 Gb Internal Memory No Yes
Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets No Yes
Rain Sensing Wipers Yes Yes
Rear Bench Seat Yes Yes
Rear Child Safety Locks Yes Yes
Rear Cupholder Yes Yes
Rear Defrost Yes Yes
Rear Head Air Bag Yes Yes
Redundant Digital Speedometer Yes Yes
Remote Engine Start No Yes
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button No Yes
Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button Yes No
Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access Yes No
Remote Releases -Inc: Proximity Cargo Access No Yes
Satellite Radio Yes Yes
Seat Memory No Yes
Seats w/Leatherette Back Material No Yes
Security System Yes No
SIDEGUARD Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags Yes No
Side Impact Beams Yes Yes
Single Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher No Yes
Siriusxm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display No Yes
Sliding Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru w/Storage No Yes
Smart Device Integration No Yes
Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets Yes No
Stability Control Yes Yes
Steel Spare Wheel Yes Yes
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Yes Yes
Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs Yes Yes
Sun/Moonroof Yes Yes
Systems Monitor Yes No
Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks No Yes
Telematics No Yes
Temporary Spare Tire Yes Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Tires - Front Performance Yes Yes
Tires: P225/40R18 AS Yes No
Tires: P235/45R18 AS No Yes
Tires - Rear Performance Yes Yes
Tracker System No Yes
Traction Control Yes Yes
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic No Yes
Transmission: S Tronic 6-Spd Dual-Clutch Automatic Yes No
Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Tiptronic Sequential Shift Control No Yes
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode Yes Yes
Transmission w/Oil Cooler Yes No
Trip Computer Yes Yes
Trunk Rear Cargo Access Yes Yes
Turbocharged Yes Yes
Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
Valet Function Yes Yes
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Yes Yes
Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces No Yes
Vw Car-Net Emergency S.O.S No Yes
Vw Car-Net Selective Service Internet Access No Yes
Wheels: 18" 5-Double-Spoke Design Bi-Color Yes No
Wheels: 18" Chattanooga Alloy No Yes
Wheels w/Silver Accents No Yes
Window Grid Diversity Antenna Yes Yes
Wireless Streaming No Yes
Woodgrain Interior Trim No Yes



Total Operating Costs | Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Price Quotes

Compar-A-Graphs:
4 Car Comparison | Rank-by-Specs
THE AUTO CHANNEL: Auto Channel Home | Auto News | Car Reviews | Media Library | Forums | Classifieds