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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
MSRP
$32,100
Invoice
$30,267
Average Price Paid
$29,824
855 listings nationwide

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2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
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2.0T Limited FWD
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2.0 Platinum FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,911
17 listings nationwide

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2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,774

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Hyundai first introduced the midsize Sonata in the United States in 1988. Drastic improvements over the years have helped the Sonata establish its reputation as a value-oriented leader...

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Nissan Altima, which was fully redesigned for 2019, gets a handful of feature updates for 2020 in order to help it compete against the likes of the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Hyun...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
writes:
Perfect car for my needs. Lots of space in the interior and a huge trunk. Love the performance in the Turbo.
Handling Ranked 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD worse.
"Corners better and less lean"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD better.
"I like the security of the trunk better than the open back end of the Santa Fe"
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Toyota Camry LE FWD worse.
"Body style"
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Camry LE FWD better.
"Safety plan, and credible reliability"
2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"More comfortable "
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"Seemed roomier with outlets in back"

Specs

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 16.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,000 RPM
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.38 in x 3.38 in
3.31 in x 3.55 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45.5 in 43.8 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 15.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 962 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 192.9 in
Width 73.4 in 72.9 in
Height 58.1 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 110.4 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Electric Blue
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red
  • Symphony Silver
2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Scarlet Ember Tintcoat
  • Storm Blue Metallic
  • Super Black

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