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2010 Volkswagen Passat Wagon 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 2010 Kia Rondo
     
4dr Auto Komfort FWD Wagon
  • 4dr Auto Komfort FWD Wagon
4dr Wgn Auto GLS
  • 4dr Wgn Man GLS
  • 4dr Wgn Auto GLS
  • 4dr Wgn Man SE
  • 4dr Wgn Auto SE
4dr Wgn LX
  • 4dr Wgn LX

Prices

MSRP $28,755 $17,195 $19,195
Invoice $26,861 $16,671 $18,550
Avg. Paid $13,404 $10,030 $10,858

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 7.8 7.9
Critics' Rating 8.6 8.6 8.4
Performance 8.6 7.5 7.6
Interior 8.3 8.9 8.0
Operating Cost 7.8 8.3 N/A
Safety 8.9 9.1 9.1
Reliability 2.0 2.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • High safety score for the class
  • Responsive powertrain
  • Loaded with standard features
  • Practical interior
  • Comfortable seating
  • Smooth ride
  • Standard third-row seating
Cons
  • Low reliability score
  • Low reliability score
  • Minimal cargo space behind second row
  • Small list of standard features

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 22 City / 31 Hwy 23 City / 30 Hwy 20 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Wgn 4 Door Wagon 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.7 106.3 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 176.6 179.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 69.5 71.7
Height, Overall (in) 59.7 59.8 66.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3455 2969 3406

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Standard Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Luggage Rack Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Optional
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 97.1 101.2 155.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.0 41.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 43.5 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 55.4 57.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.9 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 39.4 40.2
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 36.4 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 54.7 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.6 53.9
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 24.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 61.82 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 35.8 31.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 6.5

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100-6000 138 @ 6000 175 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1800-5000 136 @ 4600 169 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 35.8 34.2 35.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 14 15.9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-link Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
4-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.