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2021 Honda Accord Hybrid vs. 2021 Nissan Altima Review

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2021 Honda
Accord Hybrid

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2021 Nissan
Altima

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MSRP*
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$26,570 to $36,440
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$24,450 to $34,250
Invoice* $25,330 to $33,594 $22,790 to $31,904
MPG - City 44 - 48 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 41 - 48 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 Hybrid 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Accord Hybrid 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 Hybrid 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 Hybrid will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Altima.

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

Drivetrain
The Honda Accord Hybrid has much less torque than the Nissan Altima, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda Accord Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Altima, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Nissan Altima. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

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

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