2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Volkswagen Passat
The Toyota Camry is one of the models that has helped propel the automaker to the top of the automotive industry. Customers have made the midsize sedan the most popular model in its class for more than 15 years. Colonial Toyota has been home to the current model of the Camry for a while but that hasn’t stopped the rest of the industry from trying to knock it off its perch. A comparison of the 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Volkswagen Passat shows that the recently redesigned Toyota sedan should have little problem holding on to its position. There are a few similarities between the 2019 models of the Camry and Passat, but the Toyota sedan offers more than a few advantages potential buyers should consider. Colonial Toyota customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Camry today by calling, 203-403-6890.
Technology integration is one of the most important factors to automotive buyers, regardless of which segment piques their interest. Every one of the five trims that are available with the 2019 Toyota Camry will rank among the most advanced vehicles in the segment. The Toyota infotainment system is compatible with the Apple CarPlay™ suite of applications. This will make almost all of the platform's most popular apps available to be used while on the road. While the 2019 Volkswagen Passat offers similar capability, it does come up short in one regard. Toyota has also built in a way for drivers to use their Amazon Alexa on their commute. Additionally, Toyota has added an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot to the 2019 Camry. Up to five devices can be connected to the mobile internet connection. VW Passat owners also don’t have this option.
2019 Toyota Camry
2019 VW Passat
|2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|Eight-speed automatic||Transmission||Six-speed automatic|
|Yes||Avail. V-6 Upgrade||No|
Among the elements that are responsible for the success of the Camry platform has always been performance. The standard powertrain for the 2019 Toyota Camry is a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Camry drivers will see 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. For the most performance possible, Toyota also offers a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine that is also mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. This version of the 2019 Camry will make 301 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. Volkswagen only equips the 2019 Passat with one powertrain option. Under the hood is a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that uses a six-speed automatic and makes 174 horsepower.