Volkswagen Passat vs. Subaru Legacy

The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is a midsized family value sedan packed with great features for everyone in the Kansas City area to enjoy the ride. Passat has one of the largest cabins in its class, while being economical to run while being safe and fun to drive. It is all done the best way Volkswagen knows how – with superb German engineering, and built here in America.

Kansas City customers are picky and want something that can do the same – even with more space and utility. Bud Brown Volkswagen customers have been looking at the Subaru Legacy in comparison to the Passat. Let us see how they stack up with each other.

 2018 Volkswagen Passat S2018 Kia Optima LX

Engine (Standard)

2.0 Liter turbocharged I-4 – 174 HP2.4 Liter I-4 – 185 HP

Combined Fuel Economy

29 MPG29 MPG

Curb Weight

3263 lbs.3219 lbs.

Rear Sear Room (Head/Leg/Shoulder in inches)


Cargo Space

15.9 cu. Ft.15.9 cu. Ft.

Base Price


The first thing that comes to mind is how well the Passat stacks up with the Legacy. There are some advantages the Volkswagen has to offer: Better warranty coverage, more standard equipment, better technology and active safety features that are also standard on the Passat.

The Passat comes in four trim levels – S, SE, R-Line and SEL, offering an array of standard equipment and safety features to keep it going through its paces.

You can see the 2019 Passat at Bud Brown Volkswagen. Come for a test drive and check out our deals for this exciting new all-around vehicle.