2016 Volkswagen Passat

When negotiating the twisties, the four-cylinder-equipped Passat feels smaller than it is. German engineering is fully evident in its tight steering and confident ride, which should please drivers who usually find family sedans too soft for their tastes.

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  • MSRP: $22,440
  • $374 per month
  • Fuel Economy- City: 25 mpg
  • Fuel Economy- Highway: 38 mpg
  • EPA Classification: Mid-Size Cars 
  • Trunk Volume (ft): 15.9

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2016 Nissan Altima

Neither entry can claim an advantage in performance, efficiency or refinement. They're both equally good. The Passat offers more room in the back and high functionality, whereas the Altima scores on style and sophistication.

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  • MSRP: $22,500
  • $375 per month
  • Fuel Economy- City: 27 mpg
  • Fuel Economy- Highway: 39 mpg
  • EPA Classification: Mid-Size Cars
  • Trunk Volume (ft): 15.4

 

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