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2020 Nissan Altima 2.0 Platinum FWD
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2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,736
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,970

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
10
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"More comfortable "
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry worse.
"Seemed roomier with outlets in back"
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
2.91 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.8 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 15.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 962 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 194.2 in
Width 72.9 in 73 in
Height 56.8 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 111.2 in 111.4 in

Available Options

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
2020 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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