Mercedes-AMG SL vs Volkswagen Passat Comparison

    Mercedes-AMG SL

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    Volkswagen Passat

    2024 Mercedes-AMG
    SL
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Passat

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
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    0.0
    9.0
    8.5
    0.0
    Based on the Mercedes-AMG SL 63 4MATIC+
    Based on the Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-LINE
    Best suitable for...
    LuxuryLuxury
    FunFun
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Fuel Efficiency
    70L
    973 km
    66L
    475 to 535 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $373,370
    $48,990 - $67,790
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    CarExpert's Take

    Alborz Fallah
    Founder
    Alborz Fallah drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Superb driveability, comfort and versatility
    • Fast operating roof and kid-friendly rear seats
    • Top-notch interior fit and finish
    Misses
    • Commonality of parts with less exclusive Mercedes models
    • Exhaust note could be a little louder
    • Hard choice between 911, DB12 and LC 500
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • It's the ultimate affordable sleeper with muscular straight-line performance
    • Adaptive suspension makes this a delight on long hauls and quick through the corners
    • Huge boot and loaded to the hilt with kit
    Misses
    • A more satisfying engine note would be nice
    • Enjoying your Passat 206TSI R-Line comes at a cost at the bowser
    • Get used to three-point turns

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • AMG High Perform Ceramic Composite Brakes System (+$12,990)
    • AMG Exterior Night Package (+$6,990)
    • AMG High Performance Seat Package (+$2,490)
    • Carbon Fibre Pack (+$11,990)
    • Magno Paint (+$10,190)
    • Metallic Paint (+$900)
    • Pearl Effect Paint (+$900)

    Specs

    Type
    BI TURBO DIR F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    39821984
    Size (L)
    4.0L2.0L
    Induction
    BI TURBO V8TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    3216
    Power
    430kW162kW - 206kW
    Power RPM
    55004500 - 5600
    Torque
    800Nm350Nm
    Torque RPM
    25001500 - 1700
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    8.69.3 - 9.6

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