2021 Nissan Altima vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Head to Head Comparison

Are you looking for a new sedan, but aren’t sure which one has the right lineup of features? Southlake Nissan in Merrillville, IN, takes the difficulty of deciding out of your hands, as we’ve compared two popular models: the 2021 Nissan Altima and 2021 Honda Accord. From performance to technology, we take a look at the pros and cons of each model. To get started, continue reading. And should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our team. You can reach us by chatting with a representative or by calling (219) 947-1600. Don’t forget to search the new vehicle inventory for available Altima models, and browse current lease offers to get a great deal.

In this comparison, we’ll be taking a look at the 2021 Nissan Altima SL, starting at $29,990 MSRP, and the 2021 Honda Accord Sport, starting at $27,230 MSRP.

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord

Seize your moment when you drive the 2020 Nissan Altima or 2020 Honda Accord. Each of these sedans offers sleek lines, a spacious cabin, and impressive performance, but which model is right for you? The Southlake Nissan team in Merrillville, IN, compared the Altima and Accord below to help you decide.

Already convinced the 2020 Nissan Altima best fits your needs? Browse the inventory at our Nissan dealership, then match your favorite trim with a finance offer to save big. Feel free to contact a Southlake Nissan representative with any questions by calling (219) 947-1600 or schedule a test drive to experience the Altima for yourself.

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord: Pricing

The 2020 Nissan Altima starts at $24,100 MSRP, while the new Honda Accord starts at $24,020 MSRP.

2020 Nissan Altima Platinum in Super Black
2020 Nissan Altima Exterior Parked In A Marble Room side view

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord: Infotainment

Keep all of your passengers thoroughly connected and entertained between destinations with the all-new Nissan Altima or 2020 Honda Accord. Featuring key integrations like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Bluetooth® technology, and HD Radio™, these sedans aren’t messing around. View a sampling of available infotainment features that can only be found on the 2020 Altima below.

  • Bose® Premium Audio System with nine speakers
  • NissanConnect® 8-in. touchscreen display
  • NissanConnect® services
  • Nissan door to door navigation with premium traffic
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord: Driver-Assistance Technology

The 2020 Nissan Altima and 2020 Honda Accord are here to make your job easier: getting you and your precious cargo from point A to point B safely. Both models offer blind spot warning, rear cross traffic alert, and traffic sign recognition to keep you informed. Explore some of the advanced driver-assistance technologies exclusively available on the new Altima below.

  • Advanced Drive-Assist® Display
  • Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Intelligent Around View® monitor, driver alertness, forward collision warning, lane intervention, and trace control
  • ProPilot Assist
  • Rear automatic braking and sonar system
2020 Nissan Altima Exterior Turning At A City Intersection
2020 Nissan Altima Interior Side View

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord: Interior Comfort & Design

Travel in comfort whether you drive the new Nissan Altima or 2020 Honda Accord. Each sedan caters to functional comforts with amenities like 60/40 split-folding rear seatbacks, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seat trim, and heated front seats. However, only the 2020 Altima offers you and your passengers the following:

  • Active noise cancellation
  • Eight-way power driver’s seat with lumbar support and memory
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Interior accent lighting
  • Nissan Intelligent Key® with push-button start
  • Remote engine start with intelligent climate control

2020 Nissan Altima vs. 2020 Honda Accord: Performance

There’s no doubt that the 2020 Nissan Altima and all-new Honda Accord are closely matched when it comes to performance. Both models offer two engine choices, although the Accord also claims a hybrid option. The Accord also gives drivers the choice between a six-speed manual, continuously variable, or ten-speed automatic transmission, while both Altima engines are standardly equipped with an efficient Xtronic® CVT. View each model’s engine specifications below to find the performance that moves you.

Model 2020 Nissan Altima 2020 Nissan Altima 2020 Honda Accord 2020 Honda Accord
Engine 2.5L DOHC I4 2.0L VC-Turbo™ I4 1.5L turbo I4 2.0L turbo I4
Horsepower 188 HP
248 HP
192 HP
252 HP
Torque 180 lb.-ft.
273 lb.-ft.
192 lb.-ft.
273 lb.-ft.
MPG (city/hwy) 28/39

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