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 $27,137 $29,670
Accord Hybrid EX-L Sedan 48 47 $29,417 $32,170
Accord Hybrid Sedan 48 47 $23,671 $25,870
Accord Hybrid Touring Sedan 48 47 $32,399 $35,440
Accord Sedan EX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $25,677 $28,070
Accord Sedan EX-L 1.5T CVT 30 38 $27,957 $30,570
Accord Sedan EX-L 2.0T Automatic 23 34 $29,782 $32,570
Accord Sedan LX 1.5T CVT 30 38 $22,211 $24,270
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T CVT 29 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 1.5T Manual 26 35 $24,683 $26,980
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Sport 2.0T Manual 22 32 $28,815 $31,510
Accord Sedan Touring 2.0T Automatic 22 32 $33,275 $36,400
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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 $31,440 $33,750
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $30,184 $32,400
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,906 $25,650
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,650 $24,300
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 $25,395 $27,250
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $24,139 $25,900
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,477 $29,490
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $26,222 $28,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,137
$32,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,670
$35,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$495 / 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
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.7
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
192.2 192.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 15.4
Brakes
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
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
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 Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3373 3438
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
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
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
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
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
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Hybrid Nissan Altima
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 6.1
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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2020 Nissan Altima
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