Compare 2019 Hyundai Sonata vs 2019 Nissan Altima

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2019 Nissan Altima
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Eco 1.6T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonata Eco 1.6T 28 37 $22,034 $23,000
Sonata Limited 2.0T 23 32 $30,408 $32,250
Sonata Limited 2.4L 25 33 $26,316 $27,850
Sonata SE 2.4L 26 35 $21,706 $22,650
Sonata SEL 2.4L 25 33 $23,013 $24,300
Sonata Sport 2.4L 25 33 $23,805 $25,150
Sonata Hybrid Limited 2.0L 39 44 $29,367 $31,300
Sonata Hybrid SE 2.0L 40 46 $24,490 $25,750
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid 2.0L N/A N/A $31,810 $33,400
Sonata Plug-In Hybrid Limited 2.0L N/A N/A $37,074 $39,000
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2.0 Edition ONE Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Altima 2.0 Edition ONE Sedan 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
Altima 2.0 Platinum Sedan 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Altima 2.0 SR Sedan 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD Sedan 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Altima 2.5 Platinum Sedan 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
Altima 2.5 S AWD Sedan 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Altima 2.5 S Sedan 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
Altima 2.5 SL AWD Sedan 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Altima 2.5 SL Sedan 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
Altima 2.5 SR AWD Sedan 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Altima 2.5 SR Sedan 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
Altima 2.5 SV AWD Sedan 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Altima 2.5 SV Sedan 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,034
$33,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,000
$35,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$596 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Sonata aims squarely for value-minded shoppers who want a long warranty, and hits a bullseye. The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
45.5 44.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 54
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 35.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 -
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 52.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
38 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.5 63.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 192.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 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)
12 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P235/40VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/65HR16 P235/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3247 3436
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
640 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 267 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 5500 236 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 25
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.29 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 -
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Sonata 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
5.7 6.0
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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