Compare 2019 Nissan Altima vs 2019 Hyundai Sonata

2019 Nissan Altima
2019 Hyundai Sonata
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Sedan 2.5 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan 2.5 S 28 39 $22,371 $24,000
AWD Sedan 2.5 S 26 36 $23,627 $25,350
Sedan 2.5 SR 27 37 $23,627 $25,350
AWD Sedan 2.5 SR 25 35 $24,882 $26,700
Sedan 2.5 SV 28 39 $26,258 $28,180
Sedan 2.0 SR 25 34 $27,393 $29,400
AWD Sedan 2.5 SV 26 36 $27,514 $29,530
Sedan 2.5 SL 28 39 $28,035 $30,090
AWD Sedan 2.5 SL 26 36 $29,291 $31,440
Sedan 2.5 Platinum 27 37 $29,840 $32,030
AWD Sedan 2.5 Platinum 25 35 $31,095 $33,380
Sedan 2.0 Platinum 25 34 $32,630 $35,030
Sedan 2.0 Edition ONE 25 34 $33,300 $35,750
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2.4L SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.4L SE 26 35 $21,564 $22,500
1.6T Eco 28 37 $21,894 $22,850
2.4L SEL 25 33 $22,875 $24,150
2.4L Sport 25 33 $23,664 $25,000
2.4L Limited 25 33 $26,175 $27,700
2.0T Limited 23 32 $30,267 $32,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,371
$21,564
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,000
$22,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$400 / month
$375 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4. The 2019 Hyundai Sonata aims squarely for value-minded shoppers who want a long warranty, and hits a bullseye.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 45.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.1 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 106.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
192.9 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 110.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.9 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 63.5
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 11.2
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)
11.7 12
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.6
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P205/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60TR16 P205/65HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3212 3247
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 640
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 140
Engine
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6000 185 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
178 @ 3600 178 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 26
Transmission
Trans Type
1 6
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 3.38
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 4.21
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.83 2.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.39
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.80
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan Altima Hyundai Sonata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 16.3
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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2019 Nissan Altima
  • Redesigned 2019 Altima features a new platform
  • Rebates: $1,500 rebate or $2,000 finance bonus
  • Lease: From $239 per month for 36 months
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 36 months + $2,000
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2019 Hyundai Sonata
  • 2019 Sonata is in stock
  • Cash: Bonus cash up to $3,000
  • Finance: 0% for 48 mos. + $500 bonus
  • Lease: Sonata SE from $219 for 36 months
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