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2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Nissan Altima Review

New 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda
Accord

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New 2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*
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$24,270 to $36,400
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$24,300 to $35,180
Invoice* $22,212 to $33,275 $22,650 to $32,769
MPG - City 22 - 30 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 34 - 39
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Accord than the Nissan Altima. The Nissan Altima will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Accord as you will with the Nissan Altima, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive 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 Honda Accord and the Nissan Altima have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is about the same width as the Nissan Altima. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Altima.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Altima.

Handling
The Honda Accord has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Altima, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Altima.

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

Warranty
The Honda Accord comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Altima.