Nissan Altima vs Honda Accord

Sedans are perfect for commuters and adventurers alike. The 2018 Nissan Altima and the 2018 Honda Accord are no different with their powerful mechanical lineups, advanced entertainment systems, and class-exclusive safety features. But how can you know which one fits you better?

2018 Nissan Altima

Our team at Nissan of Mobile has put together this vehicle comparison to help you and other shoppers in Mobile, Prichard, and Saraland answer that question with confidence. Read ahead to get started with an overview of these two capable sedans.

2018 Altima vs 2018 Accord: Overview

As competitively talented sedans, the 2018 Nissan Altima and the 2018 Accord share a lot of features in common. Both have four doors, five seats, and standard infotainment centers. Plus, with more than 15 feet of maximum interior cargo room, both are capable of carting your pals around, as well as everyone's luggage.

You'll experience a bit more passenger room in the Altima, though, with its 45 inches of front-seat legroom, as compared to the Accord's 42.3 inches.

2018 Nissan Altima Buyer's Guide eBook CTA

Both sedans also have five available trim levels. The Altima has the 2.5 S, 2.5 SR, SR Special Edition, SV, and SL. The Accord has the LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring. Having several trim levels allows for plenty of customization options within both models.

Performance Specifications

The 2018 Nissan Altima comes standard with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. This engine works closely with a continuously variable transmission and a front-wheel drivetrain. The 2018 Honda Accord has the latter two configurations in common with the Altima, but differs slightly in its engine. It comes standard with a smaller 1.5L 4-cylinder engine.

Altima vs Accord: Safety

Both sedans have many impressive safety features in common, including standard traction control, tire pressure monitoring systems, and remote anti-theft alarm systems.

2018 NIssan Altima Interior

On top of all the safety features the 2018 Altima shares with the 2018 Accord, it also offers available class-exclusive Predictive Forward Collision Warning. This intelligent forward collision warning system uses radar sensors to monitor not just the vehicle in front of you, but the vehicle in front of that one, too.

The Honda Accord also has a forward collision warning system as part of its Honda Sensing® feature, but its sensors don't reach quite as far as the ones in the Nissan Altima.

2018 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Honda Accord: The Verdict

We're happy to have provided our customers in Mobile, Prichard, and Saraland with this informative comparison of the 2018 Nissan Altima and the 2018 Honda Accord. At the end of the day, though, our team believes drivers will appreciate the Altima's performance abilities, entertainment features, and advanced safety.

Now that you have a better idea of what you're looking for in your next car, it's time to take it for a test drive. You can set one up by contacting us at Nissan of Mobile today!


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