Compare 2018 Honda Accord Sedan vs 2018 Nissan Altima

2018 Honda Accord Sedan
2018 Nissan Altima
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CVT LX 1.5T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT LX 1.5T 30 38 $21,573 $23,570
CVT Sport 1.5T 29 35 $23,588 $25,780
Manual Sport 1.5T 26 35 $23,588 $25,780
CVT EX 1.5T 30 38 $25,130 $27,470
CVT EX-L 1.5T 30 38 $27,410 $29,970
Automatic Sport 2.0T 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
Manual Sport 2.0T 22 32 $27,720 $30,310
CVT EX-L Navi 1.5T 30 38 $28,322 $30,970
Automatic EX-L 2.0T 23 34 $29,234 $31,970
Automatic EX-L Navi 2.0T 23 34 $30,146 $32,970
CVT Touring 1.5T 29 35 $30,904 $33,800
Automatic Touring 2.0T 22 32 $32,728 $35,800
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Sedan 2.5 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 2.5 S 27 38 $21,683 $23,260
Sedan 2.5 SR 26 37 $22,669 $24,320
Sedan 2.5 SV 27 38 $24,148 $25,910
Sedan 2.5 SL 27 38 $27,124 $29,110
Sedan 3.5 SL 22 32 $31,328 $33,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,573
$21,683
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,570
$23,260
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$388 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Honda Accord sedan should be at the top of any four-door shoppers’ lists—sedan or otherwise. It’s well-crafted, comfortable, and affordable. The 2018 Nissan Altima does almost nothing out of the ordinary.
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Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 40
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 45
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.6 101.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 72
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.4
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 191.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 109.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.5
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.8 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P215/60TR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3131 3212
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Engine
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
192 @ 5500 179 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
192 @ 1600 177 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 27
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 4.83
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65 0.74
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 2.63 - 0.38
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Sedan Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3 5.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 110
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2018 Honda Accord Sedan
  • 2019 Accord hits showrooms
  • Bonus unadvertised incentives for leasing (2018)
  • Lease: From $249/mo. (2018)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months (2018)
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2018 Nissan Altima
  • Redesigned 2019 Altima arriving now
  • Rebates: Huge unadvertised discounts on 2018s
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 60 months (2018)

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