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2020 Nissan Altima 2.0 Platinum FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
MSRP
$35,180
Invoice
N/A
Average Price Paid
$32,944
415 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
MSRP
$27,620
Invoice
$25,267
Average Price Paid
$24,186
2,161 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
Fair Price
$35,304
Good Price
$32,360
Great Price
$30,676
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Fair Price
$25,223
Good Price
$23,547
Great Price
$22,588

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,704
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,587
47 listings nationwide

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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...

2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Just last year, Honda redesigned its midsize Accord, dropping the two-door version and trading the sedan’s plain clothes for a sleek shape that blended the best parts of a sedan and a ...

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"
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
10
writes:
Not fully loaded modep
Handling Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Impala Premier FWD worse.
"Smaller size"
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Impala Premier FWD better.
"Yes"
30
writes:
I am still getting used to my Honda at this point in time. You can use regular gas in this ride, but, its high...
Handling Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"The steering appears to be tighter with a smaller turning radius."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"It appear that the Honda has more square footage in the trunk than the Maxima. I may be wrong, but it appears that ay"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD better.
"More room."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"Takes regular gas. Highly recommended to be less 15% ethanol used. The ride is god so far. Lots of tech features. No heated steering wheel, at least in mine."
10
writes:
It’s nice car but is not fast like the Altima
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD worse.
"It’s good car but it’s not fast like the Altima "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD better.
"It’s a good car and when I drive it it’s feels like sports cars "

Specs

2020 Nissan Altima
2.0 Platinum FWD
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.2 gal 14.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
248 hp @ 5,600 RPM
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.31 in x 3.55 in
2.87 in x 3.52 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
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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.8 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 40.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 16.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 962 lbs 1,100 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.9 in 192.2 in
Width 72.9 in 73.3 in
Height 56.8 in 57.1 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
2019 Honda Accord
1.5T EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Champagne Frost Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic

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