2020 Nissan Altima Comparison Image

2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Honda Accord Comparison Image

2020 Honda Accord

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord

2020 Nissan Altima


2020 Honda Accord

MPG (city/hwy)

2.5L four-cylinder


1.5L four-cylinder
44.1 inches

Front Legroom

42.3 inches
57.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room

56.5 inches

Do you need an advanced an efficient new sedan for your everyday commutes through Spanaway and Lakewood? If so, comparing the 2020 Nissan Altima vs. Honda Accord is sure to be a great starting point. Learn more about how the 2020 Nissan Altima offers more interior space for passengers and cargo room, as well as which has superior fuel economy and more interior features.

Let our specialists at Bill Korum's Puyallup Nissan help you decide which model you like best in this Nissan vs. Honda comparison!

Nissan Altima vs. Honda Accord: Interior Room

Both the Altima and Accord both offer ample 5-passenger seating, but the Altima that has more room for passengers to stretch out and get cozy. No matter if you’re driving around town or far from Federal Way, you’re sure to prefer the comfort of the 2020 Altima. These are the interior specs of the Altima and Accord:

2020 Nissan Altima S 

  • Front Legroom: 44.1 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 58.2 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 57.1 inches

2020 Honda Accord LX 

  • Front Legroom: 42.3 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 58.3 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 56.5 inches

Nissan Altima vs. Honda Accord: Fuel Economy and Performance

If you’re looking for an efficient drive that doesn’t sacrifice performance, you’ll note that the Altima offers fuel economy, engine specs, and performance features that the Accord can’t match. You’ll find that both come with a similar CVT transmission, but only Altima drivers can upgrade to 10-speed automatic transmission or 6-speed manual transmission. See how the performance specs of these two models differ below:

2020 Nissan Altima S 

  • 28/39 city/highway mpg
  • 2.5L four-cylinder engine
  • 2-speed CVT transmission
  • 16.2-gallon fuel tank capacity

2020 Honda Accord LX

  • 30/38 city/highway mpg
  • 1.5L four-cylinder engine
  • 2-speed CVT transmission
  • 14.8-gallon fuel tank capacity

Nissan Altima vs. Honda Accord: Safety Features

When it comes to driver-assist and safety features, both the Altima and Accord offer plenty of options to keep you connected and protected. From the Rearview Monitor, to Intelligent Forward Collision Warning, to Automatic Emergency Braking, and an available Blind Spot Warning system, there’s more than enough to provide peace of mind.

If you opt for the Accord, you’ll see that it does not come with a suite like the Intelligent Driver Alertness system that you can find in select Nissan Altima models. This added feature monitors driving conditions and behaviors, giving audio alerts if the driver is drowsy and giving advice to stop somewhere safe and rest until they are well enough to drive again.

Find the new 2020 Nissan Altima for Sale at Bill Korum's Puyallup Nissan

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of a new Nissan Altima from our new model inventory? Contact us, and we’ll help you set up a test drive in your favorite model at your convenience.

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