Buy a car
from the safety of your home.
Connect with our dealer and finance partners through our site and ask for details regarding their at-home car buying services.
  • Video car tours
  • E-transaction: complete paperwork online
  • Vehicle home delivery
  • Enhanced vehicle sanitization
OK

Compare 2014 Hyundai Genesis vs 2014 Nissan Altima

2014 Hyundai Genesis
2014 Nissan Altima
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 27 $32,996 $35,200
Genesis 4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 15 23 $43,870 $47,400
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Automatic 17 27 $25,028 $26,350
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Automatic Premium 17 27 $27,804 $29,300
Genesis Coupe 2-Door I4 2.0T Manual R-Spec 19 27 $25,828 $27,200
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Blk Lth 16 25 $30,163 $32,150
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Grand Touring w/Tan Lth 16 25 $30,163 $32,150
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Automatic Ultimate 16 25 $32,441 $34,600
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Manual R-Spec 16 24 $27,557 $29,350
Genesis Coupe 2-Door V6 3.8L Manual Ultimate 16 24 $31,324 $33,400
Select style
4-Door Sedan I4 2.5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 27 38 $20,971 $22,170
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 S 27 38 $20,987 $22,690
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SL 27 38 $25,813 $27,920
Altima 4-Door Sedan I4 2.5 SV 27 38 $22,509 $24,340
Altima 4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 S 22 31 $24,337 $26,320
Altima 4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SL 22 31 $28,488 $30,820
Altima 4-Door Sedan V6 3.5 SV 22 31 $26,366 $28,520
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,996
$20,971
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,200
$22,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$587 / month
$370 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Everyday comfortable, yet track-ready, the 2014 Hyundai Genesis is one of the better performance-car picks if your budget is tight. Following improvements that hit all the right spots, the 2014 Nissan Altima is a solid choice for those who don't mind a CVT.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.4 101.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 45
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 54
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 109.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 72
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
196.3 191.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 26.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 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)
13 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 18
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P215/60TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50VR18 P215/60TR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4019 3108
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
291 @ 5100 180 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.8 L/231 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 6400 182 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 27
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 2.35 - 0.39
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.83
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 -
Trans Type
8 1
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 1.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Genesis 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
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.6 5.8
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

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue