Compare Kia Amanti vs Volkswagen Passat

Overview

Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
264 hp @ 6000 rpm
174 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
N/A
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,770 lbs
3,325 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
28 MPG
City
17 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
314.5 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
444 miles
666 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.9 in
193.6 in
Height
58.5 in
58 in
Max Width
72.8 in
72.2 in
Front Width
62.4 in
62.1 in
Rear Width
62.6 in
61 in
Wheelbase
110.2 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
6.5 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.5 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.1 in
56.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.8 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.5 in
57 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.6 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³
15.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.2 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60R16
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P225/60R16
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, seat trim
  • Gray, seat trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, seat trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Optional
Standard
Stability Control
Optional
Standard
Traction Control
Optional
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24-hour roadside assistance
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles