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2015 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2015 Nissan Altima Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Sonata offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Nissan Altima with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan Altima, the Hyundai Sonata may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Altima, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Sonata will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Altima. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Sonata and the Nissan Altima have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Sonata is a little wider than the Nissan Altima, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Sonata takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Altima.

Handling
The Hyundai Sonata has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Altima, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Sonata and the Nissan Altima. The Hyundai Sonata has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Nissan Altima.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Sonata than that of the Nissan Altima.

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2015 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,150 - $28,575

2015 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*: $22,300 - $31,950
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.86% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 23 - 28 22 - 27
Highway MPG: 32 - 38 32 - 38
Engine(s): 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas), Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $20,295 - $26,846 $20,867 - $29,531

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