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Volkswagen ID.4 vs. Volkswagen Passat

When we compare the Volkswagen ID.4 to the Volkswagen Passat, the Volkswagen ID.4 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Volkswagen Passat has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing Based on this comparison of the Volkswagen ID.4 versus the Volkswagen Passat, the Volkswagen ID.4 is a better car than the Volkswagen Passat.

Volkswagen ID.4 versus Volkswagen Passat Pricing

For a new model, the Volkswagen ID.4's price is between $42,834 and $53,788, with the Volkswagen Passat priced between $24,675 and $32,409.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Volkswagen ID.4’s base engine makes 201 horsepower, and the Volkswagen Passat base engine makes 174 horsepower. The ID.4 is rated to deliver an average of 115 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 275 miles. The Passat is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 666 miles. The ID.4 uses electricity, and the Passat uses regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Volkswagen ID.4, a electric SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, and trunk space. The Volkswagen Passat, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Volkswagen Passat has an average safety rating of 4.75 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Volkswagen ID.4 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Volkswagen ID.4

2022 Volkswagen Passat

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$42,834 - $53,788

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

56.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$24,675 - $32,409

Used Asking Price:

$18,989 - $26,552

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

9.5 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

8 / 8
9 / 13
10 / 13
10 / 13
10 / 13

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Pro, Pro S, Pro S Plus

Trim Levels

R-Line, SE, Limited Edition

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.75 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

201 hp

Torque:

229 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.044 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

174 hp @ 5200 rpm

Torque:

206 foot-lbs @ 1700 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.052 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not applicable

MPGe:

115 / 98 / 107

Range (city/hwy):

275 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

82 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 36 / 28

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

444 / 666 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity:

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

30.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

64.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

130.2 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57 inches

Cargo Space:

15.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

102.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4557 lbs

Width:

72.9 inches

Height:

64.5 inches

Length:

180.5 inches

Wheelbase:

108.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

6 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3369 lbs

Width:

72.6 inches

Height:

58.7 inches

Length:

193.6 inches

Wheelbase:

110.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P235/55R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P235/45R18