Exceptional style, performance, innovations can be expected in the 2015 Volkswagen Passat and the Audi A6. These two very similar sedans are certainly popular as they turn heads in Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, and Rancho Santa Margarita. Unfortunately, deciding between these two vehicles is proving to be difficult for drivers everywhere.  At Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore in Irvine, we want to provide you with all the information you need to help you drive home in the car you need and want. This is why we’ve compared the 2015 Volkswagen Passat vs. the Audi A6 below.

Volkswagen Passat Performance vs. Audi A6 Performance

This year’s Volkswagen Passat model comes equipped with the 1.8L turbocharged engine or the 2.0L TDI Clean Diesel engine. These two engines are both strong as they provide 170 horsepower and 280 horsepower respectively. With either of these options, you can experience a great balance of power and impressive fuel economy.

Under the hood of the Audi A6 is your choice of three engines. With these, great power is delivered; however, the performance of the Audi A6 has more emphasis on strength than efficiency.

2015 Volkswagen Passat Technology vs. 2015 Audi A6 Technology

Within the interior of the Volkswagen Passat is a myriad of technologies for you to use in order to experience a great ride. Driving this sedan will give you access to the Volkswagen Car-Net Connected Car features. Upon activating, this piece of technology allows you to schedule routine maintenance appointments at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore in Irvine, and even provides a list of suggested car care to keep your Passat running like new. This also gives you great control even when you’re away from the car. It lets you set speed limits and driving area boundaries when someone borrows it. If any of the settings you placed are broken, you will be notified through and email or text. Also included in the Volkswagen Passat is the RNS 510 Premium Navigation System to help get to your destination easy and quickly.

The technologies in the Audi A6 are certainly impressive. Inside you can use the MMI Navigation System, the MMI touch with handwriting recognition technology, and so much more.

Safety of the VW Passat vs. Safety of the Audi A6

The Volkswagen Passat has been recognized for its impressive safety features. In fact, it’s been named one of IIHS’s Top Safety Picks and has received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Safety Administration. The safety features for the Passat include the Intelligent Crash Response System that disables the fuel pump, unlocks doors, and turns on the hazard lights in the aftermath of a crash.

Like the Passat, the Audi A6 provides great protection and security with its safety features. This vehicle comes equipped with a parking system, the Audi side assist with pre sense rear, and more. Unfortunately, it does not have the technologies designed to protect you from any post collision damage.

Deciding between the Volkswagen Passat vs the Audi A6 can be extremely difficult for those in the Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, and Newport Beach area. But thanks to the information above, you’ll be able to see in detail what both of these vehicles can do for you.

For those leaning toward the new Volkswagen Passat, stop by Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore today to see just how this sedan can perform on the road. Don’t wait – schedule your test drive today.