2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Accord

2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Nissan Altima

2020 Honda Accord


2020 Nissan Altima


Starting MSRP

30 / 38 mpg** (LX)

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

28 / 39 mpg
1.5L turbocharged 4 cylinder


2.5-L direct injection 4 cylinder
192 hp


188 hp

Dual Zone Climate Control

Not available

More and more Omaha drivers are choosing to purchase feature-packed sedans. If you’re considering buying or leasing a new sedan, you might be trying to decide between the Honda Accord vs. the Nissan Altima. That’s understandable, as they may seem like similar vehicles on the surface. But there are significant differences that put the Honda Accord a step ahead of the Nissan Altima. We are admittedly a little biased toward the Accord at Honda of Lincoln of Lincoln, but specs don’t lie. That’s why we list out the data side-by-side so you can see for yourself whether the Accord or Altima is the better choice.

Honda Accord vs. Nissan Altima – Power

For around the same price, the Honda Accord provides more power. The Accord comes standard with a 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, as opposed to the 2.5L Direct Injection 4-cylinder engine from the Altima. The Accord comes out ahead when it comes to both horsepower and torque, with 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque, compared to 188 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque from the Altima. When it comes to power, there really is no contest when deciding between the Accord or Altima.

Accord or Altima? – Resale Value

When you buy a car, you’re making an investment. You want to think about the resale value, in addition to the purchase price. The MSRP for both vehicles are around the same: $24,020* for the Accord, and $24,100 for the Altima. But the Honda Accord holds its value much longer. After 36 months, the ALG residual value is estimated at 54%, vs. just 40% for the Altima. The Accord still comes out ahead at 60 months at 37% vs. just 24% from the Altima. When it comes to resale value, the Accord is definitely the winner in the Honda Accord vs. Nissan Altima contest.

Honda Accord vs. Nissan Altima – Features

You don’t have to spend a fortune to have the innovative features you want. Whether the Accord or Altima is the more luxurious choice boils down to which vehicle has more features. The Honda Accord has a number of features you won’t find in the Altima:

  • Second Row Head Restraints
  • Dual Zone Climate Control
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Homelink Remote System (popular among Gretna drivers)

Test Drive the Honda Accord at Honda of Lincoln

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of a brand new Honda Accord. For instance, check out our new Accord specials. You can even apply for financing online. Would you rather lease? We’ve got that covered, too, with our Honda Accord lease offers. We’re just a short drive away from Bellevue, so swing by or contact us today! Looking to learn more about this incredible sedan? Closely compare the Honda Accord vs. Honda Civic with our team!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $955.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary based on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

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