Compare 2020 Honda Accord vs 2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Honda Accord
2020 Nissan Altima
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EX Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Hybrid EX Sedan 48 47 $27,000 $29,520
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 47 $29,280 $32,020
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 47 $23,443 $25,620
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 48 47 $32,263 $35,290
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,540 $27,920
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,821 $30,420
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,645 $32,420
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $21,983 $24,020
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $24,546 $26,830
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $24,546 $26,830
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $28,678 $31,360
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $28,678 $31,360
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $33,138 $36,250
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2.0 Platinum Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 Platinum Sedan 25 34 $32,769 $35,180
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $27,719 $29,750
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,235 $33,530
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $29,979 $32,180
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,721 $25,450
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,464 $24,100
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 26 36 $29,430 $31,590
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $28,175 $30,240
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $25,208 $27,050
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $23,952 $25,700
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,235 $29,230
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $25,979 $27,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,000
$32,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,520
$35,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$492 / month
$586 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Accord is one of the best sedans available, a must-drive for any shopper. The 2020 Nissan Altima is a handsome sedan with a great-looking price.
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Fuel Economy
City
48 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
47 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.7 98.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 35.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.4 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 192.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 16.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/40VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P235/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3373 3438
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 3500 267 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
212 @ 6200 236 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
48 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
48 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
47 34
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 2.45 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 5.25
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
8.40 1.80
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Nissan Altima
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 6.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 510
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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